Ready-mixed concrete producers in the U.S. manufactured 31.2 million cubic yards of ready-mixed concrete in July, or 3.4% more than the 30.1 million yards manufacturedin July 2016, according to the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, based on information from the U.S. Geological Survey.
Ready-mix production for January-July 2017 totaled 195.5 million yards, or 2% more than the 191.6 million yards for the same period in 2016.
U.S. ready-mix producers manufactured 342.8 million yards in all of 2016. The U.S. record for ready-mixed production is 458.3 million yards in 2005. The least annual production during the recent Great Recession was 257.4 million yards in 2010.
This was originally published in The Concrete Producer.