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U.S. Aggregates set to reopen quarry in Indiana

Jul 22, 2015

U.S. Aggregates set to reopen quarry in Indiana

U.S. Aggregates is reopening an Indiana quarry that hasn't been mined in nearly a decade. According to the Lebanon Reporter, a representative with the company told the Boone County Commissioners that U.S. Aggregates plans to resume operations at the gravel pit near Thorntown, ...

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Man dies after drowning in a Michigan quarry

Jul 15, 2015

Man dies after drowning in a Michigan quarry

A man died over the weekend after he drowned in an a quarry lake in Michigan. Richard Buikema was found on the shore of the lake in the Marne area unconscious at noon July 10, according to WZZM in Grad Rapids. Investigators ...

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Canadian county approves re-designation of gravel pit for college heavy equipment training course

Apr 23, 2015

The Mountain View County council has approved a bylaw re-designating a former county-owned gravel pit for use by Olds College for its heavy equipment operations program. The Mountain View Gazette reports that the 21-acre gravel pit is located approximately 5 ...

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Operation in New Hampshire granted excavation permit

May 07, 2014

Operation in New Hampshire granted excavation permit

A company in New Hampshire can now mine gravel at its operation in the city of Antrim. The Planning Board last week granted Landsite Corp. an earth excavation permit, which will allow the company to excavate gravel at the site, Monadnock ...

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Dufferin County considers taxing local operator for use of Orangeville bypass

Apr 25, 2014

Dufferin County considers taxing local operator for use of Orangeville bypass

The owners of a proposed gravel pit in Dufferin County, Ontario may have to pay the county for use of the road leading to the site. Dufferin County is considering taxing Olympia Sand and Gravel, owners of the proposed quarry, to ...

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Mountain View County in Alberta one step closer to aggregate extraction

Apr 09, 2014

Mountain View County in Alberta one step closer to aggregate extraction

Proposed amendments that would allow aggregate extraction in Mountain View County, Alberta are one step closer to becoming law. The county’s committee last week made recommendations about aggregate extraction, including the use of gravel pits, in the area and have voted ...

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Dufferin expected to start operating Paris gravel pit in 2015

Mar 24, 2014

Dufferin expected to start operating Paris gravel pit in 2015

Activity at Dufferin Aggregates’ gravel pit in Paris, Ontario will soon begin to increase. The company is expected to begin operations at the 600-acre site in 2015, with on-site activity likely to start in the next three months, according to a ...

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EPA proposes removing New York landfill, gravel site from Superfund list

Oct 02, 2013

EPA proposes removing New York landfill, gravel site from Superfund list

Ludlow Sand and Gravel’s Paris, New York, site could be removed from the Superfund National Priorities List of the most hazardous waste sites. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed removing the 18-acre Oneida County site, which contains a landfill ...

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Maine Land Use Planning Commission approves gravel pit in Madrid Township

Aug 15, 2013

Maine Land Use Planning Commission approves gravel pit in Madrid Township

The Maine Land Use Planning Commission on Wednesday approved an application for a gravel pit in the Madrid Township, according to a report from the Franklin Sun Journal. Mark Beauregard requested a permit for the gravel pit earlier this year. The ...

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Brant City Council approves water report for Dufferin gravel pit

Jun 14, 2013

Brant City Council approves water report for Dufferin gravel pit

Following Dufferin Aggregate’s request in April for a water-taking permit for its Paris gravel pit, the Brant City Council has unanimously approved to the provincial environmental registry a report that Director of Water Alex Davidson drafted, according to Paris Star. However, ...

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Gravel mine land redevelopment on hold in Maple Grove, Minnesota

May 29, 2013

Gravel mine land redevelopment on hold in Maple Grove, Minnesota

The city of Maple Grove, Minnesota, is holding off for at least a year redevelopment plans for about 1,100 acres of gravel mines and pits into approximately 600 acres of offices and warehouses , the Star Tribune reported. The city wanted ...

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Dufferin Aggregates requests water-taking permit in Ontario

Apr 04, 2013

Dufferin Aggregates requests water-taking permit in Ontario

Dufferin Aggregates last month requested a permit from the Ministry of the Environment to take water for operation of a gravel pit it wants to open north of Paris, Ontario, according to Paris Star. Dufferin applied for the permit for a ...

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