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TABLE 1
SALIENT U.S. CONSTRUCTION SAND AND GRAVEL STATISTICS1
(Thousand metric tons and thousand dollars)
    2008   2009   2010   2011   2012
Sold or used by producers:2    
Quantity   1,060,000   839,000 r 807,000 r 808,000 r 812,000
Value   7,900,000   6,300,000 r 5,890,000 r 6,050,000 r 6,210,000
Recycled:3  
Quantity   29,100   28,500   26,400   27,300 r 30,300
Value   252,000   264,000   201,000   214,000 r 237,000
Exports:  
Quantity   392   439   381 357 426
Value   22,400   23,100   22,600   28,200   25,500
Imports:  
Quantity   5,430   2,980   2,670 3,440 4,110
Value   114,000   66,100   95,900   64,800   59,200
rRevised.
1Data are rounded to no more than three significant digits.
2Puerto Rico is excluded from all sand and gravel statistics.
3Asphalt and portland cement concrete recycled by construction, demolition, and aggregate
mining companies.

Source: United States Geological Survey Mineral Resources Program

See also: Mineral commodity prices


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