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NOV 2018

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32 • ROCK products • November 2018 www.rockproducts.com Cement 4 •  Portland cement consumption (23.6 million metric tons) increased by 4.3 percent in Q2 2018 compared to Q2 2017. • The average net selling price per ton for Martin Marietta and Eagle Materials in Q2 was $108.90, an increase of 0.9 percent over the prior quarter and a 2.1 percent increase over the same period in 2017. Source: US Geological Survey Sources: NRMCA Industry Data Survey, Average RMC selling price of U.S. Concrete, Vulcan Materials, Martin Marietta Materials & Eagle Materials Ready-Mix Concrete (RMC) • RMC prices decreased 1.2 percent in Q2 2018 and were up 1.5 percent when compared to Q2 2017. Price data is computed from the average RMC net selling prices of U.S. Concrete, Vulcan Materials, Martin Marietta and Eagle Materials. •  Ready-mix concrete volume is not tracked on a quarterly basis. Source: U.S. Geological Survey Crushed Stone 4 •  An estimated 393 million metric tons of crushed stone was produced and shipped for consumption in the US in Q2 2018. •  Crushed stone production in Q2 2018 increased 8.0 percent compared to Q2 2017. •  Pricing data specific to crushed stone production is not available on a quarterly basis. Industry Market Report

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