Aggregates Production: Up for Both Quarter; Year
- Published: Thursday, 10 December 2015 16:19
- Written by Rock Products News
According to figures just released by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), an estimated 697 million metric tons (Mt) of total construction aggregates was produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the third quarter of 2015, an increase of 5 percent compared with that of the third quarter of 2014. “The estimated production for consumption in the first nine months of 2015 was 1.69 billion metric tons, an increase of 5 percent compared with that of the same period of 2014,” said USGS Crushed Stone Commodity Specialist Jason Willett.