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NOV 2018

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6 • ROCK products • November 2018 www.rockproducts.com I N D U S T RY N E W S IN THE KNOW FAST FACT The five leading states, in descending order of production for con- sumption, were Texas, California, Pennsylvania, Florida and Ohio. Aggregates Production Rises 7 Percent An estimated 658 million metric tons (Mt) of total construction aggregates was produced and shipped for con- sumption in the United States in the second quarter of 2018, an increase of 7 percent compared with that of the second quarter of 2017, according to Jason Willett, crushed stone commod- ity specialist. The five leading states, in descending order of production for consumption, were Texas, California, Pennsylvania, Florida and Ohio. Their combined total production for consumption in the second quarter of 2018 was 196 Mt and represented 30 percent of the U.S. total. Production for consumption in the first six months of 2018 increased by 5 percent compared with that of the same period of 2017. An estimated 393 Mt of crushed stone was produced and shipped for con- sumption in the United States in the second quarter of 2018, an increase of 7 percent compared with that of the second quarter of 2017, The five leading states, in descending order of production for consumption, were Texas, Pennsylvania, Florida, North Carolina and Ohio. Their com- bined total production for consumption in the second quarter of 2018 was 129 Mt and represented 33 percent of the U.S. total. Production for consumption in the first six months of 2018 increased by 3 per- cent, compared with that of the same period of 2017. The estimated U.S. output of construc- tion sand and gravel produced and shipped for consumption in the second quarter of 2018 was 265 Mt, an increase of 6 percent compared with that of the second quarter of 2017. The five leading states, in descending You Never Have To Settle For "Close Enough" With 4 major product lines, thousands of screen panel design options and a range of specialized material compounds in polyurethane and rubber, we offer more screening solutions than anybody else. So we can hit your product spec...guaranteed! Combined with the fastest turnaround on non-stock orders and our industry-leading service and support, Polydeck is Your Trusted Screening Resource. 1790 Dewberry Rd., Spartanburg, SC 29307 Phone: 1 (864) 579-4594 / E-mail: info@polydeckscreen.com www.polydeckscreen.com

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