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44 • ROCKproducts • December 2018 www.rockproducts.com Regional Reports The Pacific region as identified by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) consists of Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington. In the second quarter of 2018, the most recent report avail- able from USGS, the Pacific Region produced 71.8 million metric tons (Mt) of total aggregates, a 13 percent increase versus the second quarter of 2017. That followed first-quarter production of 50.5 Mt, an increase of 27.9 percent versus the first quarter of 2017. Individual state production of aggregates in the second quarter of 2018 was: • Alaska: State not included in quarterly survey. • California: 41 Mt, an increase of 4.6 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Hawaii: State not included in quarterly survey. • Oregon: 10.2 Mt, an increase of 5.5 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Washington: 20.6 Mt, an increase of 40.4 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. Crushed stone production in the second quarter of 2018 in the Pacific region was 25.7 Mt, an increase of 21.7 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. Individual state production of crushed stone in the second quarter of 2018 was: • Alaska: State not included in quarterly survey. • California: 12.4 Mt, an increase of 7.9 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Hawaii: State not included in quarterly survey. • Oregon: 6.1 Mt, an increase of 10.9 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Washington: 7.1 Mt, an increase of 75.2 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. Sand and gravel production in the second quarter of 2018 in the Pacific region was 46.1 Mt, an increase of 8.6 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. Individual state production of sand and gravel in the second quarter of 2018 was: • Alaska: State not included in quarterly survey. • California: 28.6 Mt, an increase of 3.2 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. • Hawaii: State not included in quarterly survey. • Oregon: 4 Mt, a decrease of 1.6 percent versus the second quarter of 2017. •  Washington: 13.4 Mt, an increase of 26.9 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 Alaska, construction contributed $2 billion (3.9 percent) of the state's GDP of $53 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 $1.2 billion in Alaska. Nonresidential spending in the United States totaled $714 billion in 2017 ($438 bil- lion private, $277 billion public). Private nonresidential spending in Alaska totaled $232 million in 2017. State and local spending totaled $1.4 billion. Nonresidential starts in Alaska totaled $1.6 billion in 2017 and $1.5 billion in 2016, according to ConstructConnect. • In California, construction contributed $107.5 billion (3.9 percent) of the state's GDP of $2.7 trillion, 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 $55.6 billion in California. Nonres- idential spending in the United States totaled $714 billion in 2017 ($438 billion private, $277 billion public). Private nonresidential spending in California totaled $30.1 billion in 2017. State and local spending totaled $30.3 billion. Non- residential starts in California totaled $48.2 billion in 2017 and $37.7 billion in 2016, according to ConstructConnect. • In Hawaii, construction contributed $5.6 billion (6.4 percent) of the state's GDP of $88 billion, more 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 $2.7 billion in Hawaii. Nonresidential spending in the United States totaled $714 billion in 2017 ($438 billion private, $277 billion public). Private nonres- idential spending in Hawaii totaled $1.4 billion in 2017. State and local spending totaled $2.3 billion. Nonresidential Pacific The Pacic Region Produced 71.8 Mt Of Total Aggregates, A 13 Percent Year-Over-Year Increase. By Josephine Patterson

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