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Hanson using 62 percent recycled aggregates

Hanson using 62 percent recycled aggregates

- Aug 21, 2014

Hanson Building Materials has indicated it is now using 62 percent recycled aggregates in precast concrete and concrete blocks. The company ...

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Quarry Quest 2014 seeks volunteers

Quarry Quest 2014 seeks volunteers

- Aug 21, 2014

Volunteers are needed for the 16th annual Quarry Quest, held at Michels Materials limestone quarry in Neenah, Wisconsin. Over the last ...

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Vulcan in bidding war with USC

Vulcan in bidding war with USC

- Aug 20, 2014

Vulcan Materials has found itself in a bidding war with the University of South Carolina over over nearly 300 acres ...

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Southern Aggregates’ parent company sold to Houston company

Southern Aggregates’ parent company sold to...

- Aug 20, 2014

Houston based Natural Resource Partners has acquired VantaCore Partners, which owns Southern Aggregates, in a deal worth $205 million. VantaCore specializes in ...

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Diesel price hits 9-month low

Diesel price hits 9-month low

- Aug 20, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell another eight-tenths of a cent this week, putting it ...

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15 quarry trespassers arrested in Pennsylvania

15 quarry trespassers arrested in...

- Aug 19, 2014

Several people have been arrested for trespassing at a Bangor, Pennsylvania, quarry.  Local police hope the arrests make it clear ...

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Southern Aggregates fighting petition for mine location

Southern Aggregates fighting petition for...

- Aug 19, 2014

Southern Aggregates is currently fighting a petition with 400 signatures from residents of Watson, Louisiana,  over a proposed location for ...

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Vulcan purchases operations from Martin Marietta

Vulcan purchases operations from Martin...

- Aug 19, 2014

Vulcan Materials has acquired one quarry in southern Oklahoma with rail distribution capabilities into Texas, and two distribution yards in the Dallas ...

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PHOTOS: Osama bin Laden’s family buys famous marble quarry

PHOTOS: Osama bin Laden’s family buys...

- Aug 18, 2014

  Marble used in everything from Pantheon to Peace Monument Osama bin Laden's family is now the largest shareholder in Marmi Carrara, ...

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Civil War-era cannonballs detonated in NY quarry

Civil War-era cannonballs detonated in NY...

- Aug 18, 2014

Around 180 Civil War-era cannonballs have been detonated in an upstate New York quarry. The cannonballs were found on the grounds ...

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