Tags: limestone mine

Three miners injured after air blast following a collapse

Jun 21, 2015

Three miners injured after air blast following a collapse

Three miners were injured at an underground crushed and broken limestone mine after they were thrown to the ground by an air blast. According to a near-miss accident report from the Mine Safety and Health Administration, the three miners were standing ...

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Miner injured in underground limestone accident

May 13, 2015

Miner injured in underground limestone accident

A miner was hospitalized for injuries recently after a near-miss accident in an underground limestone mine, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) said in a metal/non-metal near-miss alert. According to MSHA, a miner operating a roof-bolter was working under ...

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The Internet may take over abandoned mines

Oct 23, 2014

The Internet may take over abandoned mines

When Al Gore invented the Internet (that's a joke), he probably never thought the future of the World Wide Web may be in abandoned mines. In an ongoing quest to lower costs and find secure locations for data-centers, cloud computing ...

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Convoy

Mar 01, 2014

Convoy

Mother Nature and the U.S. Army add to the scenic adventures as Route 66 winds through Missouri.   By Bill Langer   Cause we got a little ol’ convoy rockin’ through the night. Yeah, we got a little ol’ convoy, ain’t she a beautiful sight? From ...

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Martin Marietta Materials obtains local permit for Maple Hill rock quarry

Mar 28, 2013

Martin Marietta Materials obtains local permit for Maple Hill rock quarry

The Onslow County Board of Adjustment awarded Martin Marietta Materials a special use permit for a rock quarry in Maple Hill on Tuesday, Jacksonville Daily News reported. The zoning permission allows the company to build a 1,800-acre limestone mine on N.C. ...

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