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Great Lakes Limestone Trade Up 7% in 2015

January 13, 2016

Shipments of limestone on the Great Lakes totaled 29 million tons 2015, an increase of 7 percent compared to a year ago, according to figures compiled by the Lake Carriers’ Association (LCA). The trade also outperformed its five-year average by 5.2 percent.
 
Shipments from U.S. ports totaled 24.5 million tons in 2015, an increase of approximately 7 percent compared to both a year ago and the 5-year average, LCA said.
 
Loadings out of Canadian quarries meanwhile rose 11.1 percent to 4.5 million tons, but still trailed the 5-year average by 3 percent.
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