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32 • ROCKproducts • December 2018 www.rockproducts.com Regional Reports East North Central The East North Central Region Produced 91.6 Million Metric Tons Of Total Aggregates, A 5.5 Percent Year-Over-Year Increase. By Mark S. Kuhar The East North Central region as identified by the U.S. Geo- logical Survey (USGS) consists of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin. In the second quarter of 2018, the most recent report avail- able from USGS, the East North Central region produced 91.6 million metric tons (Mt) of total aggregates, a 5.5 percent increase versus the second quarter of 2017. That followed first-quarter production of 38.8 million Mt, a decrease of 2.3 percent versus the first quarter of 2017. Individual state production of aggregates in the second quarter of 2018 was: • Illinois: 19.6 Mt, an increase of 3.7 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Indiana: 18.4 Mt, an increase of 1.4 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Michigan: 21.3 Mt, an increase of 4.6 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Ohio: 25.9 Mt, an increase of 11.1 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Wisconsin: Data unreported for the second quarter of 2018. Crushed stone production in the second quarter of 2018 in the East North Central region was 57.8 Mt, an increase of 4 percent versus the first quarter of 2017. Individual state production of crushed stone in the second quarter of 2018 was: • Illinois: 14.1 Mt, an increase of 3 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Indiana: 13.3 Mt, an increase of 1.2 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Michigan: 7.1 Mt, a decrease of 4.5 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Ohio: 16.9 Mt, an increase of 11 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Wisconsin: 6.4 Mt, an increase of 5.1 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. Sand and gravel production in the second quarter of 2018 in the East North Central region was 33.8 Mt, an increase of 8.2 percent versus the first quarter of 2017. Individual state production of sand and gravel in the second quarter of 2018 was: • Illinois: 5.5 Mt, an increase of 5.3 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Indiana: 5.0 Mt, an increase of 2.0 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Michigan: 14.2 Mt, an increase of 9.9 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Ohio: 9.0 Mt, an increase of 11.2 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Wisconsin: Data unreported for the second quarter of 2018. Construction Impact U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) – value of all goods and services produced in the country – totaled $19.3 trillion in 2017; construction contributed $826 billion (4.3 percent). • In Illinois, construction contributed $30.8 billion (3.8 percent) of the state's GDP of $820 billion, less than the industry's 4.3 percent share of U.S. GDP. Construction wages and salaries in 2017 totaled $427 billion in the United States, including $15.8 billion in Illinois. Nonresi- dential spending in the United States totaled $714 billion in 2017 ($438 billion private, $277 billion public). Private nonresidential spending in Illinois totaled $8.7 billion in 2017. State and local spending totaled $9.1 billion. Non- residential starts in Illinois totaled $12.8 billion in 2017 and $13.4 billion in 2016, according to ConstructConnect. • In Indiana, construction contributed $14.2 billion (4.0 percent) of the state's GDP of $359 billion, less than the industry's 4.3 percent share of U.S. GDP. Construction wages and salaries in 2017 totaled $427 billion in the United States, including $8.1 billion in Indiana. Nonresi- dential spending in the United States totaled $714 billion in 2017 ($438 billion private, $277 billion public). Private nonresidential spending in Indiana totaled $5.7 billion in 2017. State and local spending totaled $4 billion. Nonres- idential starts in Indiana totaled $6.5 billion in 2017 and $7.6 billion in 2016, according to ConstructConnect. •  In Ohio, construction contributed $25.6 billion (4.0 percent) of the state's GDP of $649 billion, less than the industry's 4.3 percent share of U.S. GDP. Construction wages and salaries in 2017 totaled $436 billion in the United States, including $13.7 billion in Ohio. Nonresiden- tial spending in the United States totaled $714 billion in 2017 ($438 billion private, $277 billion public). Private nonresidential spending in Ohio totaled $8.2 billion in 2017. State and local spending totaled $8.2 billion. Non- residential starts in Ohio totaled $13.9 billion in 2017 and $13.1 billion in 2016, according to ConstructConnect. Sources: U.S. Geological Survey and Associated General Con- tractors of America.

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