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As you travel through Ontario you've likely passed an operating quarry or gravel pit without even knowing it;
there may even be one in your community. Some people think that pits and quarries are unnecessary.

But stone, sand and gravel are vital to our daily lives.  

Here at GravelFacts.ca we uncover the facts. Contrary to what you may have heard, the aggregate industry
sources aggregate in the most responsible way possible, protecting water and wildlife. 

And we're the only industry that can return the land to nature, agriculture or recreational uses.


What is Aggregate?

Discover the basic facts

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Who uses it?

you use aggregate every day

Return to Nature

Discover what happens After Extraction

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Where does it all go?

From highways to toothpaste

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Locating a pit or quarry

Not in my backyarD!

Community

Being a good neighbour

Aggregates 101

Frequently Asked Questions

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RECYCLING

Stewardship & Reuse

Compliance

REGULATION And LEGISLATION

TRUCKING

EFFICIENT TRANSPORTATION