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Tales from a 1922 sand and gravel convention

Tales from a 1922 sand and gravel convention

- Sep 12, 2014

My household is obsessed with Google Ngram Viewer, an online graphing tool inspired by a program called Bookworm, that was ...

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27-year-old killed at limestone mine

27-year-old killed at limestone mine

- Sep 12, 2014

  The Mine Health and Safety Administration (MSHA) released details about an accident that took the life of a 27-year-old contract ...

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Aggregates production increases in second quarter

Aggregates production increases in second...

- Sep 09, 2014

Aggregates production in the United States was up eight percent in the second quarter of 2014 compared to last year. ...

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California producer keeps neighbors content and costs down as it implements cutting-edge dust control measures

California producer keeps neighbors content...

- Sep 06, 2014

Few companies can match Santa Rosa, Calif.-based BoDean Co.’s commitment to the environment and its sustainable practices. The growth of its ...

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Take a photo tour of Teichert’s Hallwood Plant

Take a photo tour of Teichert’s...

- Sep 05, 2014

At Teichert Materials'  Hallwood Plant near Marysville, Calif., loaders free mine dredger tailings from a former gold mine.         Loaders place rock ...

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PHOTOS: Check out the fun of Fertile Days at Fertile Quarry

PHOTOS: Check out the fun of Fertile Days at...

- Sep 05, 2014

Fertile Days 2014 were held at Fertile Quarry earlier this month with a ton of fun for kids of all ...

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Quarry blast leaves huge holes in nearby home

Quarry blast leaves huge holes in nearby home

- Sep 01, 2014

Residents of Tierrasanta, San Diego, were scared for their lives when it felt like bombs were being dropped on the neighborhood. ...

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Safety Excellence

Safety Excellence

- Sep 01, 2014

 If you surveyed a group of safety professionals and asked them what percentage of accidents are caused by conditions and ...

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PHOTOS, VIDEO: Take a virtual tour of Unimin’s underground operation in Guion, Ark.

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Take a virtual tour of...

- Aug 27, 2014

  Unimin's Guion Plant, located in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, has an underground mine, a surface quarry, and a ...

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How to avoid work zone injuries and deaths

How to avoid work zone injuries and deaths

- Aug 27, 2014

Serious injury and death is becoming an all-too-common occurrence for highway construction workers. Although workers aren’t always at fault, there ...

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