Consumption of sand and gravel, 2016

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Consumption of sand and gravel, 2016

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Use Newfoundland and Labrador Prince Edward Island Nova Scotia New Brunswick Quebec Ontario Manitoba Saskatchewan Alberta British Columbia Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut Canada
kilotonnes
Fill 455 0 50 203 0 5,255 1,107 55 982 961 48 9,116
Roads: Road bed, surface 427 61 1,429 1,134 0 26,603 9,620 4,682 42,330 5,018 1,102 92,405
Roads: Ice control 269 1 25 51 0 2,130 77 61 715 621 141 4,092
Concrete aggregate 367 3 471 457 1,096 22,737 1,705 2,951 10,089 13,657 6 53,540
Asphalt aggregate 132 3 46 228 0 2,617 281 865 5,303 1,989 101 11,563
Railroad ballast 2 0 0 0 0 0 121 3 29 16 0 172
Backfill for mines 0 0 0 0 0 1,565 0 0 0 0 0 1,565
Mortar sand 27 0 28 1 0 977 15 0 241 309 0 1,598
Other purposes 37 39 1,408 369 17,601 19,624 2,494 1,546 57,258 6,110 31 106,518
Total 1,716 109 3,458 2,442 18,697 81,508 15,420 10,165 116,946 28,680 1,429 280,570

This table excludes petroleum and natural gas. For the symbols and abbreviations used in the table, refer to: Symbols and Abbreviations

Source: Natural Resources Canada