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Quick Facts

AGGREGATE INDUSTRY QUICK FACTS:
  • A four-lane highway uses 20,000 tons of aggregate material/mile
  • Every $1 million in aggregate sales creates 19.5 jobs
  • Each person uses approximately 10 tons of aggregates annually
  • It takes an average of 400 tons of aggregates to build a new home
  • On average, 15,000 tons of aggregates are required for construction of a school or hospital
  • The United States imports less than 1 percent of the construction aggregates used annually
  • Aggregates are most commonly used within 50 miles of their place of extraction
Every American Born Will Need:
  • 1.18 million pounds of Stone, Sand & Gravel
  • 27,442 pounds of Salt
  • 45,060 pounds of Cement
  • 459,784 pounds of Coal
  • 5,708 pounds of Aluminum
  • 971 pounds of Copper
  • 24,698 pounds of Iron Ore
  • 3.03 million pounds of Minerals, Metals and Fuels in his/her lifetime
 
 
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