The article discusses the latest developments in the global common clay and shale industry, particularly in the U.S. It claims that common clay and shale is mainly used in the manufacture of heavy clay products like brick, flue tile and sewer pipe. The main producing states in the U.S. include North Carolina, New York and Oklahoma. Among the firms that manufacture clay and shale-based products are Mid America Brick & Structural Clay Products LLC and Boral USA.
|Title||Common clay and shale|
|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Series Title||Mining Engineering|
|Record Source||USGS Publications Warehouse|
|USGS Organization||National Minerals Information Center|