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A Taxing Situation

Feb 01, 2014

by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com   Conventional wisdom dictates that most onerous local regulations are born in the West and migrate East. It was a bit of a surprise, therefore, when I read about a dispute involving taxes levied on aggregates. This particular ...

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The Aggregates Industry’s Impact Along Route 66

Jan 01, 2014

The Aggregates Industry’s Impact Along Route 66

Get your kicks on a scenic tour ...   By Bill Langer   If you are even remotely associated with the aggregates industry, you probably know that highways are one of the major consumers of sand, gravel, and crushed stone. But in addition to ...

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Tiller begins hauling at Scandia mine

Nov 26, 2013

Tiller begins hauling at Scandia mine

Tiller Corporation began hauling sand and gravel this week from its Zavoral Mine in Scandia, Minnesota, and intends to continue hauling until Christmas week, Forest Lake Times reports. The company started hauling on Monday and is expected to finish around December ...

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Crystalline Silica Exposure — Take Time and Get it Right

Nov 01, 2013

by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com   On Sept. 12, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a notice of proposed rulemaking for occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica. While our coverage of health and safety issues typically focuses on the Mine Safety ...

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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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Construction forecast holds promise, highways remain flat

Sep 01, 2013

Construction forecast holds promise, highways remain flat

By George H. Reddin Earnings reports from the construction aggregate sector show that there is improvement in the economic and construction industry fundamentals that drive demand for crushed stone, sand, and gravel. Data on housing starts and private non-residential construction continues ...

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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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Making the Grade

Aug 01, 2013

by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief, tdunphy@randallreilly.com   Aggregate producers know a significant investment is needed to improve the nation’s transportation systems. Whether to alleviate congestion or to improve the safety and capacity of the nation’s bridges and roads, the United States continues to ...

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Gosper County awards Overton Sand and Gravel $7.69 a ton gravel bid

Jul 01, 2013

Gosper County awards Overton Sand and Gravel $7.69 a ton gravel bid

The Gosper County Board of Commissioners last week awarded Overton Sand and Gravel a $7.69 a ton gravel bid for the next fiscal year in Gosper County, Nevada, according to a report from KearneyHub.com. The bid represents a 13-percent increase over ...

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JPX Global, CGrowth enter joint venture for sand, gravel operation

Jun 25, 2013

JPX Global, CGrowth enter joint venture for sand, gravel operation

JPX Global has entered into a joint venture with CGrowth Capital to extract and sell sand and gravel from a pit in Colville, Washington, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. The initial contract allows JPX to remove 49,900 ...

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Harald, LLC requests permit to remove sand, gravel from Plymouth site

Jun 14, 2013

Harald, LLC requests permit to remove sand, gravel from Plymouth site

Harald, LLC has requested a special permit from the Zoning Board of Appeals in Plymouth, Massachusetts, that would allow the company to remove thousands of yards of sand and gravel from their 38-acre site, according to WATD. Harald, LLC wants to ...

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County in Oregon rejects Delta gravel mine expansion proposal

Jun 13, 2013

County in Oregon rejects Delta gravel mine expansion proposal

The Lane County Board of Commissioners in Oregon on Tuesday rejected Delta Sand and Gravel’s bid for a hearing on the company’s proposed pit expansion, according to The Register-Guard. Delta’s proposal calls for a 70-acre expansion of its Division Avenue property so ...

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