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Maine stone crushing operation ordered to pay former employee $6,000 in back wages to resolve lawsuit

Dec 05, 2013

Maine stone crushing operation ordered to pay former employee $6,000 in back wages to resolve lawsuit

The Mining Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced Tuesday that Ferraiolo Construction Inc. and owner-president John Ferraiolo, operators of the Portable Pioneer Plant in Thomaston, Maine, will provide $6,000 in compensation to a former employee and take other corrective action ...

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Lafarge-blocking lawsuit ends in New York

Oct 23, 2013

Lafarge-blocking lawsuit ends in New York

A lawsuit intended to block Lafarge from expanding its stone quarry in Lockport, New York, has been dropped. Attorneys representing the group “Enough is Enough” and the town of Lockport signed an agreement to end a lawsuit that challenged the legality ...

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Luck Stone drops suit against Powhatan County

Sep 26, 2013

Luck Stone drops suit against Powhatan County

Luck Stone Corporation has withdrawn a pending lawsuit against Powhatan County, Virginia, according to a report from Powhatan Today. The Powhatan County Board of Supervisors unanimously decided last week to accept the withdrawal, allowing Luck Stone and Powhatan Plaza LLC to ...

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Township sues quarry operator for expired permit, mining in prohibited area

Sep 17, 2013

Township sues quarry operator for expired permit, mining in prohibited area

Officials in Union Township, Pennsylvania, have filed a lawsuit against W.G. Tomko Inc. for rock mining operations, according to a report from Observer-Reporter.com. The township says Tomko and Missionary Partners is mining in an area where those operations are prohibited, and ...

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Homeowners sue Pasco County Commission over lime rock quarry approval

Jul 05, 2013

Homeowners sue Pasco County Commission over lime rock quarry approval

A group of homeowners is asking a Shady Hills, Florida, judge to reject the Pasco County Commission’s approval of a mediation settlement that would allow a lime rock quarry to operate near their homes, according to the Tampa Bay Times. Robert ...

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District judge orders Shelbyville, Wright Paving to file status report on quarry case

May 17, 2013

District judge orders Shelbyville, Wright Paving to file status report on quarry case

U.S. District Judge Harry S. Mattice has ordered the city of Shelbyville, Tennessee, and Wright Paving/Custom Stone LLC to file a status report no later than June 7 on the case of a $10 million lawsuit over a proposed rock ...

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Indiana appeals court denies quarry-blocking appeal

May 13, 2013

Indiana appeals court denies quarry-blocking appeal

The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled in favor of Singleton Stone LLC in a suit to stop the company’s groundbreaking for a proposed limestone quarry near Lowell, Indiana, the Northwest Indiana Times reported. In the suit, the owners of two farms ...

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Group of residents sues to block expansion of Lafarge’s Lockport quarry in New York

Apr 29, 2013

Group of residents sues to block expansion of Lafarge’s Lockport quarry in New York

A group of residents living near Lafarge North America’s stone quarry in Lockport, New York, has filed suit against the Lockport Town Board and is seeking to overturn the board’s decision to allow Lafarge to expand its mining operation, Buffalo ...

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Duarte to stop challenging Vulcan Materials expansion project near Azusa

Apr 23, 2013

Duarte to stop challenging Vulcan Materials expansion project near Azusa

Duarte city officials have said they will not continue challenging an environmental review of Vulcan Materials’ mining expansion project in near Azusa, the Pasadena Star-News reported. Duarte has spent nearly $600,000 in fighting the expansion project. Duarte’s opposition to the project has ...

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Shelbyville officials, lawyers discuss proposed quarry

Apr 15, 2013

Shelbyville officials, lawyers discuss proposed quarry

Lawyers and city leaders in Shelbyville, Tennessee, will meet this month to discuss legal issues surrounding a proposed rock quarry, the Shelbyville Times-Gazette reported. According to an earlier report from the Times-Gazette, Wright Paving Co. and Custom Stone LLC have been ...

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Copar, Westerly Granite file $10 million lawsuit against town of Westerly

Apr 05, 2013

Copar, Westerly Granite file $10 million lawsuit against town of Westerly

Two quarries have filed a $10 million lawsuit against the town of Westerly, Rhode Island, The Westerly Sun reported. According to the lawsuit, which Copar Quarries of Westerly Inc. and Westerly Granite issued on March 7 and amended on March 25, ...

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Terex issues statement on patent infringement verdict

Dec 15, 2010

Terex Corp. issued the following statement concerning a verdict in the patent infringement lawsuit brought against Powerscreen International Distribution Limited (Powerscreen) and Terex Corp. (Terex) by Metso Minerals Inc. (Metso Minerals) in the United States District Court for the Eastern ...

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