Cargo Reports – August 2012 – Limestone from Ports – Text & Tabular

August 31, 2012
August 31, 2012 LCA

Lakes Limestone Trade Down 15 Percent in August

CLEVELAND – Shipments of limestone on the Great Lakes totaled 3.2 million tons in August, a decrease of 21 percent from July, and 15.2 percent below the level of a year ago. Loadings were also 13.4 percent below the month’s 5-year average. Shipments from U.S. ports fell 16.1 percent in August. Loadings at Canadian quarries slipped nearly 11 percent.

Year-to-date the Lakes limestone trade stands at 17.3 million tons, an increase of 7 percent compared to a year ago, but a slight decrease compared to the 5-year average for the January-August timeframe.


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