Tags: BoDean Co.

California producer keeps neighbors content and costs down as it implements cutting-edge dust control measures

Sep 06, 2014

California producer keeps neighbors content and costs down as it implements cutting-edge dust control measures

Few companies can match Santa Rosa, Calif.-based BoDean Co.’s commitment to the environment and its sustainable practices. The growth of its recycling operations, its utilization of the sun’s heat to dry aggregates, the use of photo-voltaic solar power to operate 100% ...

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Stony Point Rock Quarry’s secret to energy cutting costs [PHOTOS]

Aug 04, 2014

Stony Point Rock Quarry’s secret to energy cutting costs [PHOTOS]

When Stony Rock Quarry saw its power bill skyrocket from $13,000 in April 2012 to $24,000 in May 2012, company leaders knew something had to change. The California Public Utilities Commission eliminated the average rate limiter meaning commercial companies were ...

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October 2012

Sep 23, 2013

October 2012

Alternative Energy Sources 

Operations Illustrated: Alternative Energy Sources

Oct 04, 2012

Operations Illustrated: Alternative Energy Sources

Benefits of Renewable Energy   Finding alternative sources of energy makes sense from an environmental and a financial viewpoint. In spite of headway made in recent years, it’s an uphill battle fighting the public’s general perception of the aggregates industry as less ...

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Operations Illustrated

Nov 13, 2011

Operations Illustrated

Typically, reclamation activities take place in spurts as mining in a portion of the site is mined out. Reclamation plans should be flexible to suit various end uses and market environments. While planting doesn’t eliminate all signs of mining, it can create ...

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November 2011

Nov 01, 2011

November 2011

Back to Basics

Dewatering Screens and Screws: Dry Idea

Jun 17, 2011

California producer eliminates the need for settling ponds and captures water for reuse. For the Digital Edition version of this article that originally ran in October 2010 Aaggregates Manager, including photos, click here. Any time an aggregates producer can provide sound environmental ...

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