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42 • ROCKproducts • December 2018 www.rockproducts.com Regional Reports The Mountain region as identified by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) consists of Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming. In the second quarter of 2018, the most recent report avail- able from USGS, the Mountain region produced 73.2 million metric tons (Mt) of total aggregates, a 9.2 percent increase versus the second quarter of 2017. That followed first-quarter production of 46.6 Mt, an increase of 12 percent versus the first quarter of 2017. Individual state production of aggregates in the second quarter of 2018 was: • Arizona: 18.4 Mt, an increase of 29.2 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Colorado: 13.8 Mt, a decrease of 4.8 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Idaho: State not included in quarterly survey. • Montana: State not included in quarterly survey. • New Mexico: 4.1 Mt, a decrease of 5.2 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Nevada: 8.6 Mt, an increase of 12.2 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Utah: 11.1 Mt, an increase of 10.9 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Wyoming: 5.3 Mt, a decrease of 1.1 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. Crushed stone production in the second quarter of 2018 in the Mountain region was 17.3 Mt, and increase of 6.8 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. Individual state production of crushed stone in the second quarter of 2018 was: • Arizona: 3.64 Mt, an increase of 33.3 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Colorado: 3.9 Mt, a decrease of 9 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Idaho: State not included in quarterly survey. • Montana: State not included in quarterly survey. • New Mexico: 1.2 Mt, a decrease of 5.3 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. •  Nevada: 2.8 Mt, an increase of 6.7 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Utah: 2.8 Mt, an increase of 27.2 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Wyoming: 2.7 Mt, a decrease of 4.9 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. Sand and gravel production in the second quarter of 2018 in the Mountain region was 55.9 Mt, an increase of 10 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. Individual state production of sand and gravel in the second quarter of 2018 was: •  Arizona: 14.7 Mt, an increase of 28.5 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Colorado: 9.7 Mt, a decrease of 3 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Idaho: 7.9 Mt, an increase of 11 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Montana: 3.7 Mt, an increase of 5.4 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • New Mexico: 2.9 Mt, a decrease of 5.1 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Nevada: 5.8 Mt, an increase of 15 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Utah: 8.2 Mt, an increase of 6.2 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Wyoming: 2.6 Mt, an increase of 3 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. 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 Arizona, construction contributed $14.8 billion (4.6 percent) of the state's GDP of $320 billion, more than the industry's 4.3 percent share of U.S. GDP. Construc- tion wages and salaries in 2017 totaled $427 billion in the United States, including $7.9 billion in Arizona. Non- residential spending in the United States totaled $714 billion in 2017 ($438 billion private, $277 billion public). Private nonresidential spending in Arizona totaled $4 bil- lion in 2017. State and local spending totaled $4.1 billion. Mountain The Mountain Region Produced 73.2 Mt Of Total Aggregates, A 9.2 Percent Year-Over-Year Increase. By Josephine Patterson

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