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Celebrating the Planet

Jun 01, 2013

Celebrating the Planet

Producers find an assortment of ways to celebrate Earth Day and show how they nurture nature.   By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief, tdunphy@randallreilly.com   While NIMBY groups may not view aggregate operations as environmentally friendly, reality and perception are often miles apart. Many operators go ...

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School of Rock

Mar 01, 2013

By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com   This month, aggregate operators have an annual opportunity to send their best and brightest to learn from industry experts at AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo, held March 19-21 in San Antonio. Educational tracks are available in a ...

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See you at the Forum

Jul 01, 2012

A gathering of geologists, planners, aggregate operators, and others sparks interesting dialogue on geology and mining.     I recently attended the 48th Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals, hosted by the Arizona Geological Survey. This has always been one of my ...

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A Clean Sweep

Feb 16, 2012

By Therese Dunphy Settlements on alleged Clean Air Act (CAA) and Clean Water Act (CWA) violations are cleaning the pockets of a growing number of construction materials producers. In recent months, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of ...

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November 2011 State and Province News

Nov 15, 2011

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates. Georgia The Columbus Council unanimously approved Vulcan Materials’ request to construct an elevated, enclosed conveyor to transport material from its quarry ...

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Editorial

Nov 13, 2011

Navigating the Clean Water Guidance In January 2012, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to release a proposed rule that would legitimize its “Draft Guidance on Identifying Waters Protected by the Clean Water Act (CWA).” In case you haven’t read ...

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State and Province News August 2011

Aug 02, 2011

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates. Arizona A $400 million new cement plant, the first in the state in more than 50 years, plans to ramp up production ...

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Editorial

Aug 01, 2011

Editorial

A New Twist for an Old Quarry By Therese Dunphy From golf courses to parks to wetlands to housing developments, many aggregate operators have found a second life for their properties once mining is complete. And it’s no surprise; many architects and ...

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