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Two teens dead after falling through ice at quarry

Two teens dead after falling through ice at...

- Jan 23, 2015

  Two Indiana teens were found dead at a rock quarry following an ice fishing trip gone horribly wrong. According to officials, Clark ...

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Businessman granted permit to mine gravel near Theodore Roosevelt’s historic ranch

Businessman granted permit to mine gravel...

- Jan 14, 2015

  Despite heavy scrutiny, a permit to mine gravel near Theodore Roosevelt's historic ranch in western North Dakota will be issued a permit ...

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Plan and prepare for a safe 2015

Plan and prepare for a safe 2015

- Jan 09, 2015

In 2014, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reports that 24 fatalities occurred at metal/non-metal mines; the highest number ...

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Metal and nonmetal mine fatalities increased in 2014

Metal and nonmetal mine fatalities increased...

- Jan 06, 2015

Fatalities at metal and nonmetal mines increased to 24 deaths in 2014, up from 22 in 3013, according to The U.S. ...

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Operators report best annual business results since 2006, seem bullish on 2015 expectations

Operators report best annual business results...

- Jan 05, 2015

Optimism seems to be flowing in the aggregates industry. Whether operators have adjusted to a new normal or the construction ...

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Virtual trip along historic Route 66 comes to an end

Virtual trip along historic Route 66 comes to...

- Dec 30, 2014

From towns built around the limestone and aggregate industries to the Santa Monica Pier’s concrete pilings, the journey comes to ...

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Take a sneak peek at our annual aggregates industry forecast

Take a sneak peek at our annual aggregates...

- Dec 26, 2014

Each November, Aggregates Manager surveys operators to assess the state of the industry. Like an annual checkup, survey results highlight ...

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Mine pollution hurting fish habitats across America

Mine pollution hurting fish habitats across...

- Dec 19, 2014

  Pollution from mines may be the reason why some fishing spots in the United States are drying up, according to ...

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Last second Christmas gift ideas for construction workers

Last second Christmas gift ideas for...

- Dec 19, 2014

Hopefully you're not one of those people who wait until the last second to do all of your Christmas shopping. ...

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Get operations off to a good start with sound mine planning

Get operations off to a good start with sound...

- Dec 15, 2014

Whether starting a new mine or working an existing one, mine planning is an essential ingredient to profitable aggregates production, ...

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