Construction, oil & gas and a variety of other industries rely on gravel and crushed rock for a wide array of purposes. It is also commonly used in a variety of landscaping applications as well.Gravel and river rock are mined in dozens for Arcosa Aggregates locations from Florida to Washington and many locations in between.
By definition crushed stone is a construction aggregate. It is created by mining a suitable rock formation and then breaking down the rock to varying sizes using a crusher. Crushed stone differs from gravel in that gravel has a more rounded shape and is made by the natural processes of weathering and erosion.
Crushed stone is one of the most common and accessible natural resources on the planet. It is one of our most abundant and basic of raw materials. The stone is used in various industries from construction to agriculture.