Agency confirms solid first quarter aggregate, cement consumption figures
- Published: Tuesday, 07 June 2016 12:53
- Written by Concrete News
Sources: U.S. Geological Survey; CP staff
The principal federal agency tracking sand & gravel, crushed stone and portland cement shipments reports double-digit gains for each material during the first quarter of 2016 as measured against prior year figures. The U.S. Geological Survey confirms these year-over-year 2016 Q1 trends: sand & gravel, 173 million metric tons (mt), +10 percent; crushed stone, 270 million mt, +21 percent; and, portland cement, +14 percent.