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Courtesy of NSSGA
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Arizona Mining Industry: Mining Matters
Attention ARPA Members: Check out ENR Southwest magazine’s 2016 special section devoted to the Arizona mining industry. To read the article CLICK HERE.
The construction industry is the primary consumer of aggregates that are used to build roads, bridges, office buildings, hospitals, schools, airports, homes and so forth. Many of those uses of aggregates support the growth in population. But as observed during the past decade, demand for construction and aggregates fluctuate with the state of the economy. To read this document CLICK HERE.
The Arizona Rock Products Industry: Economic Impact Study
The operations of Arizona Rock Products firms provided jobs for 6,272 industry workers and had a direct impact of $1.7 billion in 2014. As these dollars cycled back into the economy, a total economic impact of $3.0 billion was created, along with 15,720 total jobs. To read this document… CLICK HERE.
Arizona’s Cement Industry: Portland Cement Production and Use
Cement is manufactured by heating lime, silica, alumina, iron, and other materials at high temperature. The resulting substance is a marble-like ball called clinker that is ground, mixed with limestone and gypsum, and used to create concrete. Arizona’s cement industry is a critical element to construction materials and to the overall health of the economy. To read this document… CLICK HERE.
Our Mission: The Arizona Rock Products Association promotes and preserves the sustainability of the rock products industry through active involvement in the community, regulatory, and political processes. –ARPA Board of Directors