The Five Big States

March 4, 2022 – The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) just released its fourth-quarter and full-year 2021 report, finding that an estimated 647 million metric tons (Mt) of total construction aggregates was produced and shipped for consumption in the fourth quarter of 2021; and the estimated annual output of construction aggregates produced for consumption in 2021 was 2.54 billion metric tons (Gt). The five…

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USGS Estimates 2021 Aggregates Production

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) – in its just-released Mineral Commodity Summaries 2022 report – estimates that 2021 total aggregates production will come in at approximately 2.5 billion metric tons per year (Gt), more than a 3% increase over 2020; with an additional 204 million metric tons (Mt) coming from the cement, gypsum, lime and industrial sand sectors. 

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