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Miner seriously injured after articulated haul truck overturned

Feb 09, 2016

Miner seriously injured after articulated haul truck overturned

A miner at at a surface limestone mine suffered serious injuries after the articulated haul truck he was operating overturned. The Mine Safety and Health Administration said that the miner was likely still alive today because he was wearing his seat ...

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Mining deaths hit historic lows in 2015

Jan 18, 2016

Mining deaths hit historic lows in 2015

Fewer the 30 miners died in 2015 from work-related accidents for the first time in recorded history. According to the Mine Safety and Health Administration, there were just 28 mining deaths across coal and metal/non-metal mining. That's down from 45 in ...

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United States celebrates miners with National Miners Day (VIDEO)

Dec 08, 2015

United States celebrates miners with National Miners Day (VIDEO)

Mining in some form or another has been apart of America's culture since before the country even technically existed. Countless men and women have lost their lives harvesting resources to build the world. And many of the 366,000 miners who ...

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Caterpillar introduces MD5075C track drill with updated cab and controls

Nov 15, 2015

Caterpillar introduces MD5075C track drill with updated cab and controls

Caterpillar has introduced its MD5075C track drill, a replacement for the MD5075, with updates to the cab, touch screen navigation and control system. The new pressurized cab provides multiple shutdown options and more responsive controls than the previous model, and is ...

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NSSGA hosting webinar on Endangered Species Act

Nov 11, 2015

NSSGA hosting webinar on Endangered Species Act

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association is planning to host a seminar next week to help aggregate producers get a better understanding of the Endangered Species Act. The NSSGA announced that the webinar entitled "Don't Let Endangered Species Act Requirements Threaten ...

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Martin Marietta awards scholarships to nine college students

Oct 14, 2015

Martin Marietta awards scholarships to nine college students

Martin Marietta Materials and Texas Industries have awarded nine students from across the country with $3,500 scholarships.  Martin Marietta announced that the company awards the scholarships each year to up to six graduating high school seniors who excel in academics, extracurricular activities and community ...

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Aggregates included in bill to make domestic mine permitting easier

Aug 11, 2015

Aggregates included in bill to make domestic mine permitting easier

  A bill that would make it easier to get a permit for a domestic mine, including aggregate mines, was passed by a U.S. House of Representatives committee in July. The National Strategic and Critical Mineral Production Act of 2015, or H.R. 1937, ...

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Higher volumes in the U.S., Mexico lead Cemex to sales increase

May 20, 2015

Higher volumes in the U.S., Mexico lead Cemex to sales increase

Cemex announced that it had a 7 percent bump in sales during the first quarter due in part to higher volumes moving in America and Mexico. Cemex's net sales hit $3.4 billion during the first quarter, and the company's EBITDA increased ...

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Action Supply receives approval to nearly double the depth of its sand mining

May 05, 2015

Action Supply receives approval to nearly double the depth of its sand mining

The Upper Township Planning Board voted unanimously to allow Action Supply in Seaville, N.J., to increase the total depth of sand mining from 65 feet to 125 feet, allowing the mine to operate for the next 30 years, the Shore ...

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Women In Mining selects new officers

May 04, 2015

Women In Mining announced recently the 2015-2016 officers for the WIM National Organization and WIM Education Foundation. The the officers selected for the National Organization include President Darlene Bray of the California Chapter, Vice President Gina of the California Chapter, Treasure ...

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Graniterock’s Engine No. 10 back on track at California State Railroad Museum

May 01, 2015

Graniterock’s Engine No. 10 back on track at California State Railroad Museum

Graniterock announced that its historic steam engine No. 10 is back on track at the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento. According to a company news release, the oil-fired steam engine was built for the United States Army by the ...

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