Aggregates Production Numbers Rise in Second Quarter

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

According to a new report by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), an estimated 377 million metric tons (Mt) of crushed stone were produced and shipped for use in the U.S. in Q2 of 2016. This is a 6% increase compared to Q2 of 2015. The largest increases were recorded in the Mountain and East North Central divisions. The five leading states were Texas, Pennsylvania, Florida, Ohio, and North Carolina with a combined total production of 116 Mt, representing 31 percent of the U.S. total.

You can read the full report here, complete with the U.S. output of construction sand and gravel and total construction aggregates.