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Eastern Concrete Materials: Aggregates Products

Eastern Concrete Materials: High-quality construction materials

Aggregates are inert granular materials such as sand, gravel, or crushed stone that, along with water and Portland cement, form the necessary ingredients in concrete.

Aggregates need to be clean, hard, strong particles free of absorbed chemicals or coatings of fine materials that could cause the deterioration of concrete. Aggregates account for 60% to 75% of the total volume of concrete and are divided into fine and coarse categories. Fine aggregates generally consist of natural sand or crushed stone, with most particles passing through a 3/8-inch sieve. Coarse aggregates are any particles greater than 0.19 inch, but generally range between 3/8 and 1.5 inches in diameter.

Our fellow U.S. Concrete business unit, New York Sand & Stone, supplies a wide variety of aggregates to our local operations and customers throughout the New York metro area.

New York Sand & Stone: A Closer Look

As one of the larger suppliers of construction materials in the New York City market, New York Sand & Stone is a trusted distributor, earning a distinct reputation as “The City Quarry”. Since 1998, New York Sand & Stone has excelled in supplying the highest quality crushed stone, gravel and sand with a commitment to timely delivery and customer satisfaction that is unrivaled in this area. As a smaller, more nimble company, New York Sand & Stone is able to react quickly to the ongoing variations in production deadlines and change order challenges that routinely affect the commercial building industry.

With locations at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Sunset Park, and Inwood, New York sand & Stone offers convenient distribution sites in the City. Not only are there more than 20 ready-mix plants within 15 minutes from our facilities, but the Navy Yard allows for both ocean going and land-based shipments to be received, and then efficiently distributed by truck via the nearby Williamsburg and Manhattan Bridges, as well as the Brooklyn Bridge (cars only). Access to these major bridges alleviates the higher labor and fuel costs associated with long-distance hauling, as well as helps decrease the environmental impact caused by excessive fuel usage. Our convenient locations also make it easy for customers to pick up shipments themselves, should they choose to do so, further reducing their expenditures. As a result, contractors with union laborers need not incur additional time and expenses involving upstate treks to secure vital materials.

Eastern Concrete Materials

New Jersey’s Concrete Supplier


Ready-mixed concrete producer Eastern Concrete Materials,  produces the building materials that support the infrastructure, foundations, and superstructures of the greatest metropolitan area in the world. Call us today.