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Why Purchase Materials by the Ton vs Cubic Yard?

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HOW THE AGGREGATE INDUSTRY BUYS AND SELLS MATERIAL Aggregate and landscape materials are sold by weight or volume.  Purchasing by volume is  buying by cubic yard, or cubic foot, and weight is purchasing by an exact per pound or ton price, with the quantity calculated on a certified scale.  Scales are monitored by the  "weights & measures" agency.          Here are some industry tips on how to buy, and hard facts about getting the most for your dollar.  Learn also, to carry a safe weight for your vehicle.  Accidents can occur when a small pick up truck, or trailer is over loaded with material.  Get what you pay for, know the weight of your load.       How Do Rock Yards Purchase...

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