Production Rises; Construction Advances
- Published: Thursday, 24 April 2014 16:24
- Written by Mark Kuhar
The first quarter of the year concluded with good news. An estimated 504 million metric tons (Mt) of total construction aggregates was produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the fourth quarter of 2013, an increase of 4 percent compared with that of the same period of 2012, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The estimated annual output of construction aggregates produced for consumption in 2013 was 2.04 billion metric tons (Gt), an increase of 3 percent compared with that of 2012.