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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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Balancing safety, production, and efficiency

Balancing safety, production, and efficiency

- Oct 01, 2014

Recently, I was involved in a conversation on a LinkedIn forum discussing the best way to balance safety, production and ...

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Two men arrested for quarry theft

Two men arrested for quarry theft

- Sep 29, 2014

  Two men who allegedly broke into a Redmond rock quarry to steal metal were caught in the act and arrested ...

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Excellent advice for roof control in underground mines

Excellent advice for roof control in...

- Sep 29, 2014

“An underground mine is a hole in the earth where Mother Nature never intended for one to be. There are ...

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How much fun can you handle? Quarry Quest 2014 Photos

How much fun can you handle? Quarry Quest...

- Sep 25, 2014

With so many entertainment options for children (video games, cartoons, ect.), it's no wonder why aggregates wouldn't be considered a ...

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Two miners killed after rock strikes boom truck

Two miners killed after rock strikes boom...

- Sep 23, 2014

  Two miners have been killed at an underground mine and lime plant operation owned and operated by Mississippi Lime Company, ...

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Man hit by front-end loader dies in quarry accident

Man hit by front-end loader dies in quarry...

- Sep 17, 2014

Tragedy struck a rock quarry in Ozark, Missouri, on Tuesday when a man died from blunt force trauma. Robert Shelby Hill, ...

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