21st Century
Mining for
K-12 Educators

The processing and use of minerals and metals

The Aggregate Industry


The Aggregate presentation provides insight into the reasons for mining aggregate, its uses and benefits. The student can expect to gain a more thorough understanding of the aggregate industry including how aggregate is mined, how it is transported to the market and the products in which aggregate is used. Finally, what happens to the land from which aggregate is mined? Reclamation of mined land is described and examples shown.

Educators who wish to use portions of these free online lectures are welcome to do so as long as credit is given to CMAEF for its content.

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