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Carved In Stone

Sep 01, 2014

Carved In Stone

Such a Fine Site to See… As Route 66 winds into Arizona, there are many mineralogical sites worth visiting.   At the end of the Mexican-American War (1848), the United States came into possession of a huge wilderness of rugged deserts, deep canyons, and rocky ...

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PHOTOS, VIDEO: Take a virtual tour of Unimin’s underground operation in Guion, Ark.

Aug 27, 2014

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Take a virtual tour of Unimin’s underground operation in Guion, Ark.

  Unimin's Guion Plant, located in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, has an underground mine, a surface quarry, and a sand processing plant. The nearly 100-year-old operation was incorporated in 1917 by the Duncan family and run by several generations ...

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February 2013

Sep 23, 2013

February 2013

Frac Sand 101 

Minnesota legislators talk about frac mining

Feb 21, 2013

Minnesota legislators talk about frac mining

On Feb. 19, Minnesota lawmakers heard testimony on the state's silica sand mining in what may be the first phase of a potential fight over what the state's role may be, the  Associated Press reports. Although permitting decisions are typically left ...

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Minnesota mayor hired to run frac sand lobby

Feb 13, 2013

Minnesota mayor hired to run frac sand lobby

Red Wing Mayor Dennis Egan, a professional lobbyist, registered in St. Paul to lobby for a newly formed sand council, made up of aggregate, trucking, and petroleum companies with interests in frac sand, the Star Tribune reports. Not everyone in the ...

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State and Province News October 2012

Oct 04, 2012

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates.   By Therese Dunphy, Editor in Chief     Arizona One size does not fit all seems to be the message being put forth by ...

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