Common clay and shale

Mining Engineering


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At present, 150 companies produce common clay and shale in 41 US states. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), domestic production in 2005 reached 24.8 Mt valued at $176 million. In decreasing order by tonnage, the leading producer states include North Carolina, Texas, Alabama, Georgia and Ohio. For the whole year, residential and commercial building construction remained the major market for common clay and shale products such as brick, drain tile, lightweight aggregate, quarry tile and structural tile.
Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Common clay and shale
Series title Mining Engineering
Volume 58
Issue 6
Year Published 2006
Language English
Publisher SME
Publisher location Englewood, CO
Contributing office(s) National Minerals Information Center
Description 2 p.
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Larger Work Title Mining Engineering
First page 25
Last page 26
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