Tags: aggregate mining

Drill rig operator freed after machine nearly rolls off cliff in Australia quarry (VIDEO)

Nov 18, 2015

Drill rig operator freed after machine nearly rolls off cliff in Australia quarry (VIDEO)

A drill rig operator at an Australian quarry found himself teetering on the edge of a cliff this week after his rig rolled onto its side. The Brisbane Times reported that the man was freed after nearly two hours inside the ...

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Superior Industries is now a player in the crushing equipment market with its new cone crusher

Oct 15, 2015

Superior Industries is now a player in the crushing equipment market with its new cone crusher

Superior Industries has entered the crushing equipment market with the introduction of a new cone crusher called the Patriot. The new Patriot Cone Crusher marks the company's first product in crushing technologies for bulk processing for the manufacturer and supplier of bulk material and ...

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Aggregates included in bill to make domestic mine permitting easier

Aug 11, 2015

Aggregates included in bill to make domestic mine permitting easier

  A bill that would make it easier to get a permit for a domestic mine, including aggregate mines, was passed by a U.S. House of Representatives committee in July. The National Strategic and Critical Mineral Production Act of 2015, or H.R. 1937, ...

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Higher volumes in the U.S., Mexico lead Cemex to sales increase

May 20, 2015

Higher volumes in the U.S., Mexico lead Cemex to sales increase

Cemex announced that it had a 7 percent bump in sales during the first quarter due in part to higher volumes moving in America and Mexico. Cemex's net sales hit $3.4 billion during the first quarter, and the company's EBITDA increased ...

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The Labor Department is auditing MSHA for allegedly failing to collect penalty fines

May 19, 2015

The Labor Department is auditing MSHA for allegedly failing to collect penalty fines

  The Mine Safety and Health Administration may have failed to collect millions of dollars in mine safety penalties. And it’s garnered the attention of the inspector general of the Labor Department. NPR reports that the inspector general, Scott Dahl, has launched ...

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Illinois aggregate producers fatality-free for 11 years

Jan 26, 2015

Illinois aggregate producers fatality-free for 11 years

The Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers (IAAP) is happy to announce another fatality-free year of aggregate mining. This marks the 11th straight fatality-free year for the state of Illinois. In celebration of Illinois' track record of safety in the industry, the ...

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Mining on the Pacific Rim

Nov 01, 2013

Mining on the Pacific Rim

Japanese aggregate quarries differ from those in the United States in very subtle ways.   By Kerry Clines, Contributing Editor   Aggregate mining in Japan is pretty much the same as it is in the United States — blasting, loading, hauling, etc. — but ...

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