Patuxent Companies celebrates over a quarter century in Anne Arundel County

Patuxent Materials, Inc (PMI) new dump truck

Patuxent Companies celebrates over a quarter century in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. It started back in 1987, with a few used dump trucks and a dream (Flickr photos here). Patuxent Materials, Inc. started with a small construction aggregate re-sale yard and associated hauling operation has grown into a market leader in the local aggregate industry with multiple quarry, recycle... Read More

Recycled asphalt benefits the Earth and your wallet

recycled asphalt before and after

Recycled asphalt benefits the Earth and your wallet   Eco-Friendliness is everywhere, and for good reason.   Each year new innovations to reuse materials in a post-consumer way are staggering.  Over the past 15 years  Patuxent Materials, Inc has continued to seek ways to recycle post consumer materials, such as concrete and asphalt.   Local government municipalities are... Read More

Recycled salvaged homes? The Art of Deconstruction.

The ultimate in ReUse- Deconstruction of a Home for ReUse

The ultimate in ReUse- Deconstruction of a Home for ReUse Recycled salvaged homes? What exactly does that mean and what is the Art of Deconstruction? Well, to put explain it easily. Think of building a standard home. What steps would you take to build it? First, you’d excavated for the basement or concrete slab, then you’d start framing the house with wood, using nails... Read More

Mobile Crushing- The Urban Quarry

Mobile Crusher

As many of the nations older buildings become under disrepair, they are being demolished at an amazing rate to make way for new projects.  The best, and sometimes most economical way to recycle buildings that are made mostly of concrete, brick and cinder block, is to demolish and separate the broken masonry materials and crush them into reusable materials for future projects on... Read More

Recycling Construction and Demolition Materials

Recyced C&D Materials

Recycled C&D Materials Construction and demolition (C&D) materials – those items left over at a construction, renovation or demolition site – typically include such materials as concrete, wood, drywall, asphalt shingles, asphalt pavement, metal and cardboard. These materials often comprise up 70 to 95 percent of the discarded material at a residential or commercial site. Historically,... Read More

Which weighs more, a ton of feathers or a ton of stones?

Feather and Stone

Odds are, you’ve heard this very popular “trick question” once or twice. If you have, you know the answer is “neither – they both weigh a ton.” But what would you say if we changed the question and instead asked “which weighs more, a cubic yard of feathers or a cubic yard of stones?” The answer in this case? A cubic yard of stones weighs more. Here at Patuxent Materials,... Read More

Welcome to the new Patuxent Companies Blog!

Roll Off

Welcome to the Patuxent Companies blog! Patuxent Companies has been providing customers with the diversity of services needed in today’s construction and home improvement projects since 1987. For over 25 years, Patuxent Materials, Inc. has been serving the aggregate delivery needs of contractors throughout the Baltimore Washington Metropolitan area. Established in 1987, Patuxent... Read More