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The Underground  World Wide Web: A new use for abandoned mines

The Underground  World Wide Web: A new...

- Oct 23, 2014

When Al Gore invented the Internet (that's a joke), he probably never thought the future of the World Wide Web ...

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Rocker Bob Seger rips Wisconsin mine plan in new song [Audio]

Rocker Bob Seger rips Wisconsin mine plan in...

- Oct 20, 2014

Rock 'n' Roll legend Bob Seger has a new album out entitled, "Ride Out." On the album he has a ...

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Vulcan makes several changes to its organizational structure

Vulcan makes several changes to its...

- Oct 17, 2014

Vulcan Materials, the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates, has announced new division leadership and changes to its organizational structure. The new structure, ...

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Sand portrait highlights aggregate industry’s sustainability

Sand portrait highlights aggregate...

- Oct 16, 2014

An aerial perspective of the National Mall offers a slightly different view than normal this month - it includes a ...

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Owner of rock quarry defends himself against park

Owner of rock quarry defends himself against...

- Oct 14, 2014

An owner of a rock quarry in Porterville, California, felt the need to defend his business after an area park ...

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Video: Behind the scenes with Lego Technic’s wheel loader R&D

Video: Behind the scenes with Lego...

- Oct 14, 2014

Although the end product may be child's play, the process of creating one of Lego Techic's models is far from ...

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President of gypsum mine killed in ATV accident

President of gypsum mine killed in ATV...

- Oct 08, 2014

  An accident involving a all-terrain vehicle (ATV) at Gypsum Mountain Mine, owned by Silver State Minerals, claimed the life of William M. Hill, President, ...

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Earth Science Week: Make sure it’s coming to a classroom near you

Earth Science Week: Make sure it’s...

- Oct 07, 2014

Mine chocolate chip cookies? Pan for gold? Learn about rock art in national parks? Earth science has never been more ...

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Martin Marietta’s Beckmann Quarry  celebrates 2 million hours without a reportable incident

Martin Marietta’s Beckmann Quarry ...

- Oct 06, 2014

Since 2007, the Beckmann Quarry, owned and operated by Martin Marietta, has demonstrated that — with the right people and ...

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Robots may start flying at a quarry near you

Robots may start flying at a quarry near you

- Oct 02, 2014

Centuries ago some people thought the world would be taken over by robots and flying cars by now. They may ...

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