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Quarry worker safety is a big deal in the U.S., but not everywhere in the world

Mar 02, 2015

Quarry worker safety is a big deal in the U.S., but not everywhere in the world

Miner safety is a top concern for quarries across the nation, not only for their families and loved ones, but for the company they work for and the United States government as well. But that’s not the case everywhere in ...

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NSSGA promotes Young Leaders conference

Feb 27, 2015

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) is inviting all aggregates industry professionals 40 years of age and younger to attend its Young Leaders (YL) conference being held April 29 – May 2 in Fort Lauderdale. The NSSGA says ...

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Caterpillar “Built For It” Trials video: Cat generator powers Lantern Festival in China’s Yuhu Village

Feb 27, 2015

Caterpillar has made available its latest “Built For It” Trials video, “Lantern Festival”, which shows how one Cat generator powered the Lantern Festival in Yuhu Village, China. According to a company press release, the video follows the villagers of an ...

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30 Ohio elementary students learn history of Marblehead quarries

Feb 26, 2015

30 Ohio elementary students learn history of Marblehead quarries

#attachment_39670 { margin-bottom:15px; } Gretchen Curtis from the Lakeside Heritage Society in Lakeside Marblehead, Ohio, recently visited with a class of 30 fourth-grade students at Danbury Elementary School, the Port Clinton News Herald reports. Curtis reviewed the 100-year history of limestone ...

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NSSGA recognizes outstanding grassroots contributions

Feb 26, 2015

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) has announced that it plans to recognize four grassroots advocates for their efforts to influence federal policy. The award presentation will take place during the Closing General Session of the NSSGA Annual ...

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IMAA announces 2014 Safety Award recipients

Feb 25, 2015

The Indiana Mineral Aggregates Association (IMAA) announced the winners of the 2014 Safety Awards at the Safety Awards Luncheon during the 2015 IMAA Winter Workshops held in Indianapolis in January. More than 100 awards were presented to plants that had ...

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Minnesota county considers a frac-sand mining ban

Feb 24, 2015

Minnesota county considers a frac-sand mining ban

Houston County may become the first county in Minnesota to adopt a permanent ban on frac-sand mining. The StarTribune reports that the Houston County Board adopted the ordinance last week in a preliminary vote of 5-0 following a three-hour public ...

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IMAA announces Excellence in Mining award winners

Feb 24, 2015

The Indiana Mineral Aggregates Association has announced the winners of its “Excellence in Mining” Awards. The awards for were presented during the IMAA 2015 Winter Workshops in Indianapolis. Excellence in Mining gold awards were presented to 70 operations, including the following: ...

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Hamm, Inc. receives reclamation award

Feb 24, 2015

Hamm, Inc. receives reclamation award

During the Kansas Aggregate Producers Association meeting in January, Hamm, Inc. of Perry, Kans., was awarded the 2014 Governor’s Mined Land Reclamation Award for reclamation work at its Overbrook Quarry in Osage County. Hamm operated the quarry intermittently for a ...

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2015 Spring Thaw training workshops

Feb 23, 2015

2015 Spring Thaw training workshops

Statistics show that mining accidents tend to increase during April and May, when many intermittently operated mining operations begin producing again, often with new employees who are unaware of the hazards of mining. So with spring right around the corner ...

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Geddes Group purchases first AggreSand in Scotland

Feb 23, 2015

When Geddes Group established a new gravel pit site, Struan Quarry, after sand and gravel reserves started running low at its Stannochy Quarry, a new wash plant was needed to replace the old one, which was becoming inefficient. The need ...

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Brad Powell named IMAA 2014 “Miner of the Year”

Feb 23, 2015

Brad Powell named IMAA 2014 “Miner of the Year”

On Feb. 3, the Indiana Mineral Aggregates Association (IMAA) named Brad Powell, VCNA Prairie, Inc., as the 2014 recipient of its prestigious “Miner of the Year” Award. The award was presented by IMAA Executive Director Robert Jones at the Awards ...

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