Concrete Batch Plants

A concrete batch plant, also known as a concrete plant, is a facility that combines raw materials such as sand, water, aggregate, cement, and others to create ready-mix concrete.
 

Impact of Concrete Plants in Texas

  • Concrete, aggregate and cement industries in Texas generate more than $10.0 billion in annual revenues and, together with associated support industries, employ more than 100,000 Texans each year. Learn More about the Economic Benefits of Concrete Plants in Texas.
  • A standard concrete plant permit limits particulate matter (such as dust) to less than 5 pounds per day for the entire facility. 
  •  Learn More about the Environmental Impact of Concrete Plants in Texas.
  • Our member companies are deeply involved in the communities in which they reside. Learn More about how Texas Aggregate and Concrete companies contribute to their communities.

Concrete Plants and Traffic Congestion

Concrete batch plants use trucks to move product from the plant to its intended delivery point and to deliver raw materials (aggregates) to the plant. On average, a ready-mix concrete batch plant employs 10-20 trucks that make a total of 75 trips per day combined.
 

Regulation of Concrete Plants in Texas

Texas has a set of laws and guidelines that govern the development of concrete batch plants. Processes are also in place for citizens to participate in permitting hearings. Learn More about Permitting and Regulation of Concrete Plants in Texas.
 

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About TACA

The Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association (TACA) is the main resource for the aggregate, concrete, cement and other associated industries in Texas. The association represents its member companies by providing industry information to the public, media, policymakers and regulators; advocating for industry issues; ensuring member companies commit to conducting business with integrity, respect, transparency and honest communication; and creating industry training courses and materials that help members effectively manage their businesses. Learn more about how TACA industries help build Texas