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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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State & Province News

Sep 01, 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     California Stanislaus County officials are considering Calaveras Material Inc.’s plan to mine 436 acres over the next 50 years. ...

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State and Province News

Jul 01, 2012

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates.     Alabama According to the Wall Street Journal’s Market Watch, Vulcan Materials Co. announced that, based on preliminary results from its annual ...

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Carved in Stone

Apr 01, 2011

P is for Pit A gravel pit that was a source of happy childhood memories showcases the evolution of mining technology. By Bill Langer pit, gravel noun – an open excavation from which gravel is, or has been, obtained. ‘the gravel pit whence the ...

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State and Province News January 2011

Jan 03, 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 new University of Arizona-based training center is being designed to improve how students and miners are taught the science ...

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