Lafarge Presque Isle Quarry recognized for healthy living

- Mar 2, 2015

Lafarge North America has announced that its Presque Isle Quarry was awarded the 2015 Alpena Regional Medical Center’s ...

Researchers will monitor seismic activity as blasting resumes at Illinois quarry

- Mar 2, 2015

As blasting operations resume this spring at the Hanson Material Service quarry near LaGrange, Ill., Northwestern University researchers ...

Quarry worker safety is a big deal in the U.S., but not everywhere in the world

Quarry worker safety is a big deal in the U.S., but not everywhere in the world

- Mar 2, 2015

Miner safety is a top concern for quarries across the nation, not only for their families and loved ...

Caterpillar “Built For It” Trials video: Cat generator powers Lantern Festival in China’s Yuhu Village

- Feb 27, 2015

Caterpillar has made available its latest “Built For It” Trials video, “Lantern Festival”, which shows how one Cat ...

30 Ohio elementary students learn history of Marblehead quarries

30 Ohio elementary students learn history of Marblehead quarries

- Feb 26, 2015

Gretchen Curtis from the Lakeside Heritage Society in Lakeside Marblehead, Ohio, recently visited with a class of 30 ...

NSSGA recognizes outstanding grassroots contributions

- Feb 26, 2015

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) has announced that it plans to recognize four grassroots advocates ...

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Opportunities for worker recruitment and retention

Opportunities for worker recruitment and retention

- Feb 26, 2015

Got workers? If the answer is “not enough,” you aren’t alone. The challenge of finding and retaining skilled workers is a common theme among many aggregates companies these days. Through the ...

Aggregates producers take to the Hill to protest Waters of the U.S. rule

Aggregates producers take to the Hill to protest Waters of the U.S. rule

- Feb 11, 2015

Ditch the rule. That was the message as a dozen aggregates producers who are members of the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) took to Capitol Hill this week  to talk ...

FEATURED EQUIPMENT

Product of the Week: Dyno Nobel’s DigiShot 300 RF blasting system

Product of the Week: Dyno Nobel’s DigiShot 300 RF blasting system

Dyno Nobel and its joint venture partner, DetNet, offer the new DigiShot 300 RF system, which is designed ...

Product of the Week: John Deere’s 850K crawler dozer

Product of the Week: John Deere’s 850K crawler dozer

John Deere’s new crawler dozer, the 850K, not only meets Tier 4 Final emissions standards, but also includes ...

Screen media options for aggregates producers

- Mar 1, 2015

Specialized media for dewatering screens McLanahan Corp. manufactures its own screen media in-house and offers a specialized screen media ...

Luck Stone takes mining high tech (again!)

- Mar 1, 2015

When it comes to innovation within the aggregates industry, Luck Stone stands out. From building an environmentally friendly ...

State and Province News

- Mar 1, 2015

California 3M submitted a draft environmental impact report (EIR) for its proposed 1,850-acre Moody Flats Quarry in Shasta County, ...

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