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Proposed asphalt plant faces NIMBY-ism in Colorado

Jun 13, 2014

Proposed asphalt plant faces NIMBY-ism in Colorado

Residents near the site of a proposed asphalt plant in Buena Vista, Colo., don’t want the site to come to fruition, according to a report from The Chaffe County Times. Hard Rock Mining and Redi-Mix requested a zoning change that would ...

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Five Holcim plants receive EPA Energy Star for energy efficiency

Dec 12, 2013

Five Holcim plants receive EPA Energy Star for energy efficiency

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded five Holcim plants with the Energy Star. The EPA awards the Energy Star to businesses and individuals who demonstrate superior energy efficiency. The five Holcim plants that received an Energy Star are: Holly Hill plant ...

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U.S. officials use Powerscreen crusher to deter poaching, wildlife trafficking

Nov 20, 2013

U.S. officials use Powerscreen crusher to deter poaching, wildlife trafficking

U.S. federal officials used a Powerscreen impact crusher last week to discourage poachers and wildlife traffickers from obtaining and distributing elephant ivory. Officials pulverized 6 tons of illegal elephant ivory during an “Ivory Crush” event at at the U.S. Fish and ...

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Diesel tank explodes at Colorado sand and gravel operation

Nov 12, 2013

Diesel tank explodes at Colorado sand and gravel operation

A diesel tank exploded Monday at a sand and gravel operation in Loveland, Colorado, injuring two workers, Denver’s ABC 7 News reports. The two men were welding the tank at Jake Kauffman & Son Inc. when it exploded. The tank contained ...

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ARA donates to Colorado flood relief efforts

Oct 01, 2013

ARA donates to Colorado flood relief efforts

The American Rental Association (ARA) of Colorado donated $500 to the American Red Cross to be used for flood relief efforts in the state. The ARA Foundation matched those funds, and the board of trustees voted to give an additional $2,500, ...

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Nederland Mining Museum in Colorado attracts more than 3,200 visitors during summer months

Sep 10, 2013

Nederland Mining Museum in Colorado attracts more than 3,200 visitors during summer months

The Nederland Mining Museum in Boulder County, Colorado, attracted more than 3,200 visitors during the months of June, July and August, according to a report from the Longmont Times-Call. The hard-rock mining museum features memorabilia, documents and equipment from Boulder County’s ...

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Proposed land use change in Colorado city could allow gravel mine

Sep 10, 2013

Proposed land use change in Colorado city could allow gravel mine

A property owner in Loveland, Colorado, has asked the city to change the zoning to allow for sand and gravel mining at the site, according to the Loveland Reporter-Herald. The 48-acre site was annexed into the city 30 years ago for ...

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Rep. Lamborn talks mining legislation with SME

Aug 30, 2013

Rep. Lamborn talks mining legislation with SME

U.S. Representative Doug Lamborn (R-CO), chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, last week visited with the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) to discuss necessary improvements to national minerals policy. The meeting was part of a briefing ...

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