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Warning: Fredericksburg quarry ‘a deadly place’ (VIDEO)

Warning: Fredericksburg quarry ‘a...

- Aug 06, 2014

Several days ago Aggregates Manager sent out a safety alert after a young man drowned at an abandoned Fredericksburg rock quarry. ...

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MEN VS. WOMEN: Who are the better heavy equipment operators?

MEN VS. WOMEN: Who are the better heavy...

- Aug 06, 2014

Many people assume that operating heavy construction equipment is a man’s job. After all, these are big, powerful machines. Grease ...

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MSHA Alert: Mining fatalities on the rise

MSHA Alert: Mining fatalities on the rise

- Aug 05, 2014

The number of mining deaths in the United States is on the rise, according to a new report released by U.S. ...

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Miner’s discrimination complaints:  What’s an operator to do?

Miner’s discrimination complaints: ...

- Aug 05, 2014

This article has been contributed by Max L. Corley, III. Mine operators across the United States are facing an unprecedented number ...

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Stony Point Rock Quarry’s secret to energy cutting costs [PHOTOS]

Stony Point Rock Quarry’s secret to energy...

- Aug 04, 2014

When Stony Rock Quarry saw its power bill skyrocket from $13,000 in April 2012 to $24,000 in May 2012, company ...

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MSHA’s proposed penalty changes could increase citation costs

MSHA’s proposed penalty changes could...

- Aug 01, 2014

On July 31, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) published a proposed rule in the Federal Register that makes ...

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NSSGA taps Capitol Hill vet as VP of communications

NSSGA taps Capitol Hill vet as VP of...

- Jul 31, 2014

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) new vice president of communications, Bailey Wood, joins the association with plenty ...

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Update on experienced plant manager killed at Murray Mines

Update on experienced plant manager killed at...

- Jul 30, 2014

Several days ago Aggregates Manager reported the death of  Kyle Martin at Murray Mines in South Carolina. Below we have ...

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Rare Dinosaur bone found in Colorado quarry

Rare Dinosaur bone found in Colorado quarry

- Jul 28, 2014

Mygatt-Moore quarry has hit record books after discovering a 6-foot-7, 2,800 point dinosaur bone. Scientist are calling the fossil an ...

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Aggregates veteran honored by Junior Achievement

Aggregates veteran honored by Junior...

- Jul 28, 2014

Many members of the aggregates industry take community service seriously; a fact underscored earlier this month when Sean McLanahan, CEO ...

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