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Vulcan, Martin Marietta, Oldcastle remain top guns in aggregates output

Source: U.S. Geological Survey

The ranking of the top 10 construction aggregates producers remained the same from 2011 to 2012-the most recent year for which consolidated USGS data is available-except the nine and 10 positions, where the operators switched from the previous year's spots.

Agency staff provided Rock Products magazine this ranking of producers by 2012 sand & gravel and crushed stone shipments:

  1. Vulcan Materials Co., Birmingham, Ala.
  2. Martin Marietta Materials Inc., Raleigh, N.C.
  3. Oldcastle Materials, Inc., Atlanta
  4. Lehigh Hanson, Inc., Irving, Texas
  5. Cemex USA, Houston
  6. Lafarge North America Inc., Chicago
  7. Holcim (US) Inc./Aggregate Industries Management, Bedford, Mass.
  8. Carmeuse Lime & Stone, Pittsburgh
  9. Rogers Group, Inc., Nashville
  10. MDU Resources/Knife River Corp., Bismarck, N.D.