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USGS Ranks Top Sand and Gravel Producers


The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) released a listing of the top 20 U.S. construction sand and gravel producers. This new listing, based on 2016 production, is the most current information available, said USGS Commodity Specialist Jason Willett.

The combined production of the top 20 companies decreased slightly from the agency's previous ranking, to 269 million metric tons (Mt) (30 percent of the national total). The combined production of the top 100 companies was 426 Mt (48 percent of the national total).

The top 20 are:

1. CRH Materials Americas (Oldcastle Materials Inc.)

2. Vulcan Materials Co.

3. Lehigh Hanson Inc.

4. LafargeHolcim.

5. Cemex S.A.B. de C.V.

6. MDU.

7. Martin Marietta Aggregates.

8. Granite Construction Inc.

9. Mitsubishi Cement Corp.

10. Summit Materials LLC.

11. CalPortland Co.

12. Teichert Inc.

13. Clyde Cos. Inc.

14. Bureau of Land Management.

15. Trinity Industries Inc.

16. Wm. D. Scepaniak Construction.

17. L. G. Everist Inc.

18. Ash Grove Cement Co. (CRH plc).

19. Colas Inc.

20. Gila River Indian Community.