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A look at Nasbro, an old quarry town

Mar 13, 2015

The little quarry town of Nasbro, Wis., was built in the early 1900s to house Nast Bros. Lime and Stone Co. employees and their families. The fdlreporter.com reports that, after the quarry was sold in 1988, families moved out one ...

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New York quarry wins round in court battle over quarry permit

Mar 12, 2015

Troy Sand and Gravel Co. Inc. won a round in court in its on-going battle with the town of Nassau over plans to operate an 89-acre quarry, The Record reports. A 2013 order from the state Supreme Court in Rensselaer ...

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Bill Hagerty joins Rogers Group Board of Directors

Mar 12, 2015

Bill Hagerty joins Rogers Group Board of Directors

Rogers Group Inc. (RGI) announced the election of William F. (Bill) Hagerty, IV, to its Board of Directors. He is a founder and managing director of Hagerty Peterson & Co., LLC. Hagerty has served in the Cabinet of Tennessee Governor ...

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California quarry modifies buffer zones to defuse opposition to expansion

Mar 11, 2015

In an attempt to defuse some of the controversies surrounding the expansion of its 497-acre quarry located along Highway 221 near Napa State Hospital by 124 acres, Syar is modifying its proposals. According to a report in Napa Valley Register.com, ...

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Dr. Kwame Awuah-Offei named SEC academic fellow

Mar 11, 2015

Dr. Kwame Awuah-Offei named SEC academic fellow

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (SME) has announced that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has selected Dr. Kwame Awuah-Offei for the position of SEC academic fellow. According to a SME press release, Dr. Awuah-Offei will ...

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Martin Marietta asphalt plant reaches agreement with Fort Collins officials

Mar 11, 2015

Martin Marietta asphalt plant reaches agreement with Fort Collins officials

In response to health and safety concerns raised by its neighbors, Martin Marietta Materials’ Taft Asphalt Plant in Fort Collins, Colo., has reached an agreement with city officials on how the plant will be operated. The plant signed a Memorandum ...

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Harrison Gypsum acquires J.A. Jack & Sons

Mar 09, 2015

Harrison Gypsum, a vertically integrated producer and processor of minerals and aggregates, including gypsum, limestone, sand, and gravel, has acquired J.A. Jack & Sons, Inc., a miner and processor of limestone products used in building products, glass, plaster, agriculture, animal ...

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Ohio construction worker struck by alleged drunk driver

Mar 09, 2015

A 48-year-old construction worker, Bobby Joe Smith, was severely injured when he was hit by Amanda Brown, the 26-year-old granddaughter of Vulcan Materials executive Glenn Ireland. Al.com reports that the crash occurred at about 12:45 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28. ...

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Cemex USA operations recognized by Wildlife Habitat Council

Mar 09, 2015

Cemex USA operations recognized by Wildlife Habitat Council

Cemex USA has announced that nine of its sites in Florida, Tennessee, Ohio, and Georgia received certifications through two Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) programs, Corporate Lands for Learning and Wildlife at Work. The WHC builds partnerships with corporations and conservation ...

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Virginia quarry fined for dust violation

Mar 09, 2015

Rockydale Quarries Corp. agreed to pay a $9,750 fine after being cited by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) for allowing too much dust to excape its operation in Roanoke. The Roanoke Times reports that the DEQ inspected the ...

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Pat Jacomet named NSSGA’s 2014 State Aggregates Association Executive of the Year

Mar 09, 2015

Pat Jacomet named NSSGA’s 2014 State Aggregates Association Executive of the Year

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) has named Patrick A. Jacomet, executive director of the Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association (OAIMA), as its 2014 State Aggregates Association Executive of the Year. The award, which is given to ...

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Deerfield quarry may be site of new solar farm

Mar 06, 2015

All States Materials Group’s Trew Stone quarry in Deerfield, Mass., may soon become the home of a solar farm. According to a report in The Recorder, All States is working with a developer to iron out the details of a ...

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