Great Lakes Limestone Trade Down in 2022

By GLSR Staff  |  Latest News
Shipments of limestone on the Great Lakes totaled 28.8 million tons in 2022, a decrease of 2.45 percent compared to 2021.  2022’s loadings were slightly below the trade’s five-year average.

Loadings from U.S. quarries totaled 23 million tons, a decrease of 1.9 percent compared to 2021.  Shipments from U.S. quarries were also below their five-year average by 1.4 percent.

Shipments from Canadian quarries totaled 5.8 million tons, a decrease of 4.5 percent compared to the prior year, but 5.7 percent better than their five-year average.

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