Asphalt Weekly Monitor

Marissa Zeitinger

03 Aug 2018

  • East Coast retail asphalt and flux prices move up to begin August.
  • East Coast asphalt barge prices steady or weaker, with flux barge pricing firmer.
  • Midwest markets continue to head higher, with suppliers raising prices for August. Selling ranges firm in many areas for both paving grades and roofing flux.
  • Wholesale selling prices climb in some areas for flux and asphalt cement in the Midwest.
  • Gulf Coast retail asphalt and flux prices increase this week.
  • The Gulf Coast asphalt barge range is steady, with flux wholesale pricing up this week.
  • Rockies regional retail prices head higher and wholesale prices rise for the start of August.    
  • West Coast markets also report firmer markets, with supply very tight in some areas.
  • Asphalt prices remain steadfast across western Canada. Reported prices are unchanged. Alberta wholesale prices climb higher for August, with supply limited.
  • Asphalt selling prices are higher in eastern Canada. Posted price ranges also increased.
  • Crude oil prices were down this week for all benchmark grades.
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