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Crushed Stone, Sand, and Gravel Mining and Quarrying

SIC 1400 | NAICS 212310

The following guide to industry information, research, and analysis provides sources for industry trends and statistics, market research and analysis, financial ratios and salary surveys, and more.

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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

Stone Mining  (view report)
Sand & Gravel Mining  (view report)

Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:

  • Market size and characteristics
  • Key statistics and trends
  • Current performance
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major firms and market share
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

Semco Publishing
Rock Products

Monthly trade journal provides news and information for aggregates producers, with special features including the quarterly "Aggregate Industry Market Report" which provides insights into M&A activity, capital markets, and aggregates production trends and the annual "Outlook/Forecast" and "Regional Reports" (Jan./Dec.) which provide information on aggregates production and construction activities.

Nonmetallic Mineral Mining & Quarrying

First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:

  • Industry overview
  • Recent developments
  • Critical issues and challenges
  • Business trends and opportunities
  • Executive insights
  • Financial benchmarking data
  • Five-year growth forecast

North Coast Media LLC
Pit & Quarry

Monthly trade magazine features news and information for aggregate mining professionals, with topics covered in each issue including business news, mine operations, equipment reviews, safety and legal issues, and new technology, and special features including the "State of the Industry Report", "Market Reference Guide", "Technology & Plant Automation Report", and "Safety and Environmental Report".

National Stone, Sand, and Gravel Association
Publications available from this organization include:

Stone, Sand & Gravel Review  Select title from "News"
Bimonthly trade publication serves as a communications forum for aggregates producers, equipment manufacturers, and service providers, with topics covered in various issues including NSSGA news and events, technology trends and developments, government policies, legislation, and regulations, environmental and sustainability practices and initiatives, and workplace safety and health concerns.

Aggregates Handbook  Select title from "Publications"
Comprehensive reference guide covers all aspects of the aggregates production industry, with major topics covered in the guide including the production process for aggregate materials from mining and processing to transporting to end-users, construction and nonconstruction uses and applications for aggregate materials, and aggregate specifications, standards, quality control, sampling, and testing.

U.S. Geological Survey
Statistical data and other information available from this organization include:

Crushed Stone Statistics and Information
Publications available in this section include the annual "Mineral Yearbook: Stone (Crushed)" chapter and annual "Mineral Commodity Summaries" and quarterly "Mineral Industry Surveys" for this mineral sector, with topics covered in these publications including production, consumption, prices, trade, and outlook, and statistical data available by state, geographic region, major use, and size of operation.

Construction Sand & Gravel Statistics and Information
Publications available in this section include the "Mineral Yearbook: Sand and Gravel (Construction)" chapter and annual "Mineral Commodity Summaries" and quarterly "Mineral Industry Surveys" for this mineral sector, with topics covered in these publications including production, consumption, prices, trade, and outlook, and statistical data available by state, region, major use, and size of operation.


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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios

Industry Financial Ratios
Crushed Stone, Sand & Gravel Mining and Quarrying  Search for "2123" to see reports for specific products

Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.

  • Income and expense detail in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheet detail in dollars and percentages
  • Sources and uses of funds cash flow analysis
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

Stone Mining / Sand & Gravel Mining
(see links for individual reports)

Financial benchmarking section of these reports provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of revenues for firms that produce crushed stone used in construction, industrial, and agricultural applications, dimension stone used for architectural applications, sand and gravel used for construction, hydraulic fracturing, and industrial applications, and kaolin, common clay, and bentonite.

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

PAS, Inc.
Aggregates Industry Compensation Survey

Biennial compensation survey provides wage and benefits information for fifty-one salaried and fourteen hourly job positions, with survey data broken out by type of aggregate mined, annual tonnage produced, annual sales volume, and geographic region, and salaried job positions covered in the survey including chief operating officer, chief financial officer, vice president of operations, and area operations manager.

U.S. Mining Salaries, Wages, & Benefits Report

Compensation survey provides salary, hourly wage, incentive bonus, and fringe benefits information for personnel employed by quarries and mines in the aggregates and construction materials sector, with survey results for salaries, wages, and benefits broken out by type of mine or quarry operation, size of operation, total number of employees, union or non-union workforce status, and geographic location.

PayScale, Inc.
Stone Mining or Quarrying

Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage rate data for job positions in this sector such as operations manager, environmental manager, quarry rock splitter, front end loader operator, and dump truck driver, with employers for which compensation data is provided including Aggregate Industries, PLC, Carmeuse Group, Martin Marietta Materials, Inc., and Vulcan Materials Company.

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