This publication summarizes production statistics for sand and gravel, crushed rock and clay and shale used in aggregate form in construction, for the years 1972 and 1973. An introduction outlines the scope of the publication and gives estimates of current and forecast production. Total consumption of aggregates for 1973 is estimated to be 265M tonnes and the figure is expected to rise to 300m tonnes by the early 1980s. Notes are included defining the categories used and the handling of the data. The main body of the publication comprises 9 tables which respectively deal with:- (1) sand and gravel production by country for each year during the period 1961-1973, (2) sand and gravel production by region for 1972 and 1973 only, (3) sand and gravel production by region and service area. (4) landings of marine dredged sand and gravel by region (5) sand and gravel production by country (6) crushed rock production by economic planning region, divided into coated roadstone, uncoated roadstone and concreting aggregate (7) crushed rock production by county and use (8) production of clay, shale etc. For constructional purposes by economic planning region (1973 only) (9) summary of the production of each aggregate type (sand and gravel, marine and crushed rock) by economic planning region. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Department of the Environment, England

    2 Marsham Street
    London SW1P 3EB,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1975

Media Info

  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: 20 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00125027
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Statistics
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 18 1975 12:00AM