The quarry and aggregate industry by the numbers

The quarry and aggregate industry by the numbers

The quarry and aggregates industry by the numbers

With millions of workers and hundreds of thousands of active sites, aggregate quarrying is one of the biggest industries in the world – but just how big is it?

The quarry & aggregates industry in numbers

x 13 Increase

The increase in aggregate demand since 1900

110 Tons per House

The Amount of construction aggregates needed to build the average new home

6.8% Growth

The predicted growth rate 2018 – 2026

#1 Producer

China was the top aggregates producer in 2017

50 Billion Tons

The amount of aggregates produced globally

500,000 Sites

The number of extraction sites worldwide

50 Miles Away

The average distance between where aggregates are extracted and used.

4 Million People

The number of people working in quarrying.

US$468.2 Billion Value

The predicted market value by 2024.

95% C0² Savings

The expected reduction in carbon emissions from Volvo CE’s Electric Site project.



Post source : Volvo Construction Equipment

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