Tags: limestone mine

Rock from blast at limestone mine leaves site and hits vehicle passing by

Jan 12, 2016

Rock from blast at limestone mine leaves site and hits vehicle passing by

Blasting at a limestone mine went array and caused rocks to hit a car passing by the facility. The Mine Safety and Health Administration said some fly rock left the mine site during a blast and struck the windshield on a ...

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Truck driver at limestone mine seriously burned by sulfuric acid

Oct 21, 2015

Truck driver at limestone mine seriously burned by sulfuric acid

A truck driver at a surface limestone mine was seriously burned after he was sprayed with sulfuric acid. According to the Mine Safety and Health Administration, the driver was off-loading a bulk load of 94 percent sulfuric acid at the mine ...

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NEAR MISS: Miner injured after he was struck by spinning gear reducer

Sep 17, 2015

A miner at an underground limestone mine was severely injured recently after he was hit by a spinning gear reducer. According to the Mine Safety and Health Administration, the miner who was injured was working three others to change the head pulley ...

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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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