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36 • ROCKproducts • December 2018 www.rockproducts.com Regional Reports The South Atlantic region as identified by the U.S. Geolog- ical Survey (USGS) consists of Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. In the second quarter of 2018, the most recent report avail- able from USGS, the South Atlantic region produced 107 million metric tons (Mt) of total aggregates, a 9.62 percent increase versus the second quarter of 2017. That followed first-quarter production of 80 Mt, an increase of 3.5 percent versus the first quarter of 2017. Individual state production of aggregates in the second quarter of 2018 was: • Delaware: Withheld to avoid disclosing company pro- prietary data. • Florida: 27.3 Mt, an increase of 8.4 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Georgia: 16.4 Mt, an increase of 10.2 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Maryland: 9.35 Mt, an increase of 2.6 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • North Carolina: 20.4 Mt, an increase of 14.9 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • South Carolina: 10.6 Mt, an increase of 9.9 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Virginia: 17.1 Mt, an increase of 2.1 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • West Virginia: Data unreported for the second quarter of 2018. Crushed stone production in the second quarter of 2018 in the South Atlantic region was 88.9 Mt, an increase of 8.8 per- cent versus the second quarter of 2017. Individual state production of crushed stone in the second quarter of 2018 was: • Delaware: Withheld to avoid disclosing company propri- etary data. •  Florida: 20.9 Mt, an increase of 2.6 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Georgia: 14.9 Mt, an increase of 12.6 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Maryland: 7.3 Mt, an increase of 4.7 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • North Carolina: 17.6 Mt, an increase of 14.2 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • South Carolina: 7.9 Mt, an increase of 6.3 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Virginia: 15 Mt, an increase of 2.4 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • West Virginia: 5.1 Mt, an increase of 28.9 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. Sand and gravel production in the second quarter of 2018 in the South Atlantic region was 18.5 Mt, an increase of 13.5 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. Individual state production of sand and gravel in the second quarter of 2018 was: • Delaware: 1.1 Mt, a decrease of 47.7 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Florida: 6.4 Mt, an increase of 22.7 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Georgia: 1.5 Mt, a decrease of 9.4 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Maryland: 1.9 Mt, a decrease of 4.8 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • North Carolina: 2.8 Mt, an increase of 19.2 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • South Carolina: 2.7 Mt, an increase of 22 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Virginia: 2.0 Mt, a decrease of 2.3 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • West Virginia: Data unreported for the second quarter of 2018. Construction Impact U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) – the value of all goods and services produced in the country – totaled $19.3 trillion in 2017; construction contributed $826 billion (4.3 percent). • In Delaware, construction contributed $2.8 billion (3.8 percent) of the state's GDP of $74 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 South Atlantic The South Atlantic Region Produced 107 Mt Of Total Aggregates, A 9.6 Percent Year-Over-Year Increase. By Josephine Patterson

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