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Industrial sand and gravel

Mining Engineering

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Abstract

In 2005, domestic production of industrial sand and gravel was about 31 Mt, a 5% increase from 2004. This increase was bouyed by robust construction and petroleum sectors of the US economy. Based on estimated world production figures, the United States was the world's leading producer and consumer of industrial sand and gravel. In the short term, local shortages of industrial sand and gravel will continue to increase.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Industrial sand and gravel
Series title:
Mining Engineering
Volume
58
Issue:
6
Year Published:
2006
Language:
English
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Mining Engineering
First page:
38