Aggregates Manager Digital Magazine
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1 Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. Balcones Quarry Texas 2 Martin Marietta Aggregates Beckmann Quarry Texas 3 Vecellio & Grogan, Inc. White Rock Quarries Florida 4 Texas Crushed Stone Co., Inc. Georgetown Quarry Texas 5 Colorado Materials Ltd Hunter Quarry Texas 6 Lehigh Hanson, Inc. Bridgeport Quarry Texas 7 Tower Rock Stone Co. Ste. Genevieve Quarry Missouri 8 Texas Industries, Inc. (TXI) Bridgeport Stone Plant Texas 9 Capitol Aggregates, Inc. Marble Falls Quarry Texas 10 Vulcan Materials Co. McCook Quarry Illinois 1 CalPortland Co. Dupont Pit Washington 2 Lehigh Hanson, Inc. Irwindale Rock Plant California 3 Vulcan Materials Co. San Emidio Plant California 4 Vulcan Materials Co. Pleasanton Plant California 5 All American Asphalt Co. Corona Aggregates Plant California 6 Teichert Materials Perkins Plant California 7 The Olen Corp. Columbus Plant Ohio 8 Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. 19th Ave. Sand & Gravel Arizona 9 MDU Resources Group, Inc. Beltrami County Minnesota 10 Texas Industries, Inc. (TXI) Webberville/Travis Texas Top crushed stone operations for 2012 Top sand and gravel operations for 2012 Top sand and gravel operators A total of 895 million short tons of construction sand and grav- el, valued at $6.2 billion, f.o.b. plant, was reported produced in the United States in 2012 by 4,129 companies with 6,598 active operations, 8,007 pits, and 87 sales and/or distribution sites. This was a slight increase of 4.0 million short tons from the production of 2011, but still nearly 40 percent less than the peak production of 1.48 billion short tons during 2006. The 10 leading states, in descending order of production, were Texas, California, Minnesota, Arizona, Michigan, Ohio, North Dakota, New York, Washington, and Colorado. Their combined output of construction sand and gravel accounted for approximately one-half of the U.S. construction sand and gravel production. The 10 leading producing companies, in descending order of tonnage in 2012, are listed below. These companies, with 543 active operations that produced rock from 556 pits, ac- counted for 20 percent of the output of construction sand and gravel in the United States. 1. Oldcastle Materials, Inc. 2. Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. 3. Vulcan Materials Co. 4. Lehigh Hanson, Inc. 5. MDU Resources Group, Inc./Knife River Corp. 6. Martin Marietta Aggregates 7. Holcim Group/Aggregate Industries Management, Inc. 8. Trinity Industries, Inc. 9. Mitsubishi Cement Corp. 10. Granite Construction Inc. Jason Christopher Wille is a crushed stone commodity specialist with the U.S. Geological Survey. He can be reached at 703-648-6473 or jwille @usgs.gov. TOP PRODUCERS • 12 Write 160 on Reader Card.