US aggregate production up 3% in the first quarter

US aggregate production was up 3% year-on-year to 464 million tonnes in the first quarter of this year according to the latest survey from USGS.

Production-for-consumption increased in 31 of the 41 U.S. states estimated in the US Geological Survey’s (USGS) quarterly sample survey by construction aggregates producers.

An estimated 291 million tonnes of crushed stone was produced and shipped for consumption in the US in the first quarter of 2020 … a small increase compared with that of the same period of 2019.

The five leading states were, in descending order of production-for-consumption, Texas, Florida, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Georgia.

Their combined total production-for-consumption was 103 million tonnes ? down slightly when compared to Q1 2019.

The estimated U.S. output of construction sand and gravel produced and shipped for consumption in the first quarter of 2020 was 173 million tonnes – an increase of 6% compared with that of the same period of 2019.

The estimated production-for-consumption of construction sand and gravel in the first quarter of 2020 increased from that of Q1 2019 in seven of the nine geographic divisions.

Production-for-consumption grew in 29 of the 45 states for which estimates were made.

The five leading states were, in descending order of production-for-consumption, Texas, California, Arizona, Washington and Florida.

Their combined total production-for-consumption was 69.6 million tonnes and increased by 3% when compared with that of the same period of 2019.

According to the USGS monthly survey of U.S. cement producers, shipments of portland and blended cement increased by 8% in the first three months of 2020 compared with Q1 2019

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