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Top 10 Aggregate Producers


The U.S. Geological Survey recently came out with its Directory of Principal Construction Aggregate Producers, which lists the top-producing companies

The U.S. Geological Survey recently came out with its Directory of Principal Construction Aggregate Producers, which lists the top-producing companies in 2008. In that year there were 2.48 billion metric tons of aggregate produced with a value of $21.2 billion. There were 5,400 companies operating more than 10,000 mining operations. Below, in descending order, are the top companies, their active quarries and pits, and the number of states in which they operate.

Company Quarries Pits States
Vulcan Materials 197 81 23
Martin Marietta 167 36 26
Oldcastle Materials 184 171 41
Lehigh Hanson 129 60 19
Cemex 50 76 20
Lafarge 56 36 18
Holcim 35 69 22
Rogers Group 52 6 5
MDU Resources 44 61 11
Carmeuse 22 0 7