With old man winter dumping a record breaking quantity of snow on the Northeast this winter, your yard may need a little extra TLC this clean-up season. The spring rain combined with melting snow can cause runoff of large amounts of water, and along with it, some of your landscaping materials such as dirt, gravel, crushed stone and topso […]
There are many uses for crushed stone, with uses varying depending on the sizes of the stone in any particular batch. Although referred to as crushed, not all options involve very small, fine pieces of stone. Rather you can select from a rather finely ground stone dust, with particles too small to uniformly measure as wells as options t […]
Whether your summer consists of landscaping or re-landscaping your property or you are embarking on an outdoor construction project, chances are pretty good that you will require crushed stone at some point in the process. This material comes in a selection of different sizes and is used in a wide variety of applications, from laying the […]
The summer solstice officially falls this year on Saturday, June 21st but for many, summer begins as soon as Memorial Day has come and gone. No matter when you signal the beginning of summer, it’s clear that this is the time of year that many people get outdoors and start working on the outdoor projects they may have put off throughout t […]
Crushed stone is used for a wide variety of projects, from building roads to providing suitable drainage and from laying a base for pavers to enhancing the look of landscaping projects. There are so many uses for this versatile material, yet many people are unsure of what size they need when it comes to selecting the proper material for t […]
Q-What are the different types of Gravel?
A-Multiple types of gravel have been recognized, including;
Bank gravel: gravel intermixed with sand or clay.
Bench gravel: a bed of gravel located on the side of a valley above the present stream bottom, indicating the former location of the stream bed when it was at a higher level.
Q- What are the types of Aggregate materials used in the building and construction Industry?
A-Construction aggregate, or simply “aggregate”, is a broad category of coarse particulate material used in construction, including sand, gravel, crushed stone , slag, and recycled concrete . Aggregates are a component of composite materials s […]
Crushed stone and or rocks supplied in the Northeast generally include 3/8″ Crushed Stone, 5/8″ Crushed Stone, 3/4″ Crushed Stone, 1 1/2″ Crushed Stone, 2 1/2″ Crushed Stone, Stone Screenings, and “DGA” Dense Graded Aggregate. All crushed stone materials have different uses and applications. Below is a brief overview of the […]
Below is a statistacl report about crushed stone.
Statistical Compendium by U.S. Geological Survey, Minerals Information
Commodity Specialist: Valentin V. Tepordei (firstname.lastname@example.org) Last modification: 11/04/97
Stone, in its multitude of forms, represents a very significant part of the Earth’s crust and one of the […]