Tags: aggregate operations

State and Province News April 2012

Apr 01, 2012

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates.   Alaska The Alaska House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill that would repeal a requirement that stone, sand, and gravel operators ...

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Carved in Stone

Dec 02, 2011

And Last Comes XYZ Cartesian Coordinates can be used to specify the position of any point in three-dimensional space by measuring its distances from three mutually perpendicular planes. Aggregate operations, or anything else, for that matter, can be located on the earth ...

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Sustainability Picks up Steam

Oct 03, 2011

Sustainability Picks up Steam

Although many initiatives began in Europe, North American operators are beginning to appreciate the benefits of green business practices. By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief Sustainable operating practices — which have roots in the business strategies of many European construction materials companies — are ...

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Going the Extra Mile

Sep 01, 2011

Going the Extra Mile

Cooperating with the surrounding community and being good stewards of the environment has brought awards and accolades to Huntsville Quarry. by Kerry Clines, Senior Editor   Every year during the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) annual convention, the association presents awards ...

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Michels keeps it mobile

Jul 06, 2011

Michels keeps it mobile

Portable plants are key in keeping Waterloo Quarry productive and successful during tough times. By Kerry Clines, Senior Editor Wisconsin-based Michels Materials, a division of Michels Corp., does things a little bit differently at its quarries. Instead of hauling material from the ...

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Safety Steps – Safety Statistics

Jun 02, 2011

Safety Steps – Safety Statistics

Making Strides in Safety A decade-long review of MSHA statistics shows that more miners are going home safely. By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief Enter most aggregate operations throughout the United States and a safety slogan is likely to be one of the first signs ...

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Regulatory Update MSHA

Jun 02, 2011

Regulatory Update MSHA

Small Mine Office MSHA’s Joe Main talks about mine safety and his vision for the Small Mine Office. By Kerry Clines, Senior Editor Small mines make up about 50 percent of all mines in the United States. According to the Mine Safety and ...

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The Rogers Group hires new director of aggregate operations for five states

Feb 22, 2010

The Rogers Group has hired Martin Kostuik has as director of aggregate operations for their operations in Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Arkansas and Indiana, according to an Aggregate Research Industries (ARI) online report. Kostuik joined Rogers based on the company's industry reputation, ...

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