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JAN 2019

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6 • ROCK products • January 2019 www.rockproducts.com IN THE KNOW An estimated 694 million metric tons (Mt) of total construc- tion aggregates was produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the third quarter of 2018, an increase of 5 percent compared with that of the third quarter of 2017. The estimated production for consumption in the first nine months of 2018 was 1.77 billion metric tons (Gt), an increase of 5 percent compared with that of the same period of 2017, according to Jason Willett, crushed stone commodity specialist for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The estimated production for consumption of construction aggregates in the third quarter of 2018 increased in all nine geographic divisions compared with that sold or used in the third quarter of 2017. The five leading states were, in descending order of pro- duction-for-consumption, Texas, California, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Minnesota. Their combined total production for consumption in the first nine months of 2018 was 497 Mt, an increase of 6 percent compared with that of the same period of 2017. An estimated 405 Mt of crushed stone was produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the third quarter of 2018, an increase of 4 percent compared with that of the third quarter of 2017. The estimated production for consumption in the first nine months of 2018 was 1.05 Gt, an increase of 3 percent compared with that of the same period of 2017. The estimated production for consumption of crushed stone in the third quarter of 2018 increased in six of the nine geographic divisions compared with that sold or used in the third quarter of 2017. Aggregates Production Up 5 Percent in Third Quarter FAST FACT The estimated production for consumption of construction aggregates in the third quarter of 2018 increased in all nine geo- graphic divisions. 300 BOOM-TO- BREAKER COMBINATIONS CUSTOMIZED TO YOUR SITE DECADES OF EXPERIENCE & CUSTOMER SERVICE For 60 years BTI has worked with aggregate & mining companies to power productivity and break into profitability. Whether you're above ground or underground, we offer over 12 different model series customized to fit your site for maximum endurance. APPLICATIONS: Primary crushers // grizzlies // draw points // stopes POWER YOUR PRODUCTIVITY www.rockbreaker.com 1-800-567-8267 INDIANAPOLIS 2019 SEE US AT

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