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FEB 2019

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38 • ROCK products • February 2019 Crushed Stone 4 • An estimated 405 million metric tons of crushed stone was produced and shipped for consumption in the U.S. in Q3 2018. •  Crushed stone production in Q3 2018 increased 3.6 percent compared to Q3 2017. • Pricing data specific to crushed stone production is not available on a quarterly basis. Sand and Gravel 4 •  Sand and gravel production in Q3 2018 increased 7.4 percent compared to Q3 2017, the fifth consecutive quarterly increase when compared to the same period the prior year. • Pricing data specific to sand and gravel production is not available on a quarterly basis. Asphalt • Asphalt prices increased 1.6 percent in Q3 2018 as measured by the average net asphalt selling prices of Vulcan Materials and Martin Mar- ietta. Asphalt prices increased 3.3 percent when compared to Q3 2017. • Asphalt volume is not tracked on a quarterly basis. Sources: NRMCA Industry Data Survey, Average RMC selling price of U.S. Concrete, Vulcan Materi- als, MarƟn MarieƩa Materials & Eagle Materials Source: U.S. Geological Survey Citations 1. Accelerated growth momentum with +5.8% in Net Sales LFL in Q3; Over-proportional increase in Recurring EBITDA of +8.1% LFL,, accessed December 10, 2018. 2. Operating Performance at September 30, 2018, nale-al-30-settembre-2018, accessed December 10, 2018. 3. Eurovia, "Eurovia signs an agreement with Salini Impregilo Group to acquire the Asphalt Plants & Paving business of Lane Con- struction in the United States,", accessed December 10, 2018. 4. US Geological Survey,, accessed December 18, 2018. Capstone Headwaters is an elite investment banking firm dedicated to serving the corporate finance needs of middle market business owners, investors and creditors. Capstone Headwaters provides merger & acquisition, private placement, corporate restructuring and financial advisory services across 16 industry verticals to meet the lifecycle needs of emerging enterprises. Headquartered in Boston and Denver, Capstone Headwaters has 20 offices in the United States, United Kingdom and Brazil with a global reach that includes more than 300 professionals in 34 countries. For more information, visit To discuss any information contained in this report, contact the Capstone Headwaters team: Darin Good, managing director,, 303-549-5674; Brian Krehbiel, senior vice president,, 970-215-9572. Sources: EAPA Asphalt in Figures, NAPA, Vulcan Materials & MarƟn MarieƩa Materials average of net asphalt selling prices Aggregate Industry Market Report

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