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$4.8 billion in transportation projects approved for Missouri; Ballot measure to fund projects heads to polls next month

Jul 10, 2014

$4.8 billion in transportation projects approved for Missouri; Ballot measure to fund projects heads to polls next month

The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission on Wednesday approved $4.8 billion in transportation projects that could would go into effect if state voters approve a transportation-focused ballot measure at the polls next month, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) announced ...

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Movie Magic Along Route 66

Apr 01, 2014

Movie Magic Along Route 66

You say tomato, and I say Tuh Mater.   By Bill Langer   Mater: My name is Mater. Lightning McQueen: Mater? Mater: Yeah, like tuh-mater, but without the “tuh.” From the Pixar/Disney movie ‘Cars’   We resume our journey along Historic Route 66 at Joplin, Mo. Joplin is located ...

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Missouri DNR approves limestone quarry permit to Lee’s Summit

Mar 18, 2014

Missouri DNR approves limestone quarry permit to Lee’s Summit

One operator in Lee’s Summit, Missouri could begin mining limestone in the coming months. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has approved a permit that would allow The Family Ranch to extract limestone from a site near Pryor Road and ...

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Crushed Stone Pricing by State

Jan 14, 2014

Crushed Stone Pricing by State

Crushed stone producers fared slightly better, in terms of price per ton, than their sand and gravel counterparts during 2012. While the average price of a metric ton of sand and gravel was $7.84, a metric ton of crushed stone sold ...

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Five Holcim plants receive EPA Energy Star for energy efficiency

Dec 12, 2013

Five Holcim plants receive EPA Energy Star for energy efficiency

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded five Holcim plants with the Energy Star. The EPA awards the Energy Star to businesses and individuals who demonstrate superior energy efficiency. The five Holcim plants that received an Energy Star are: Holly Hill plant ...

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Get More From Your Machines

Dec 05, 2013

Get More From Your Machines

Equipment at Tower Rock Stone Co.’s quarry in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, goes the distance. On any given day, four primary crushers, fed by up to 17 different ledges, create the site’s more than 130 different products. Despite the heavy production load, ...

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Missouri DNR grants Summit Proppants mining permit in Ste. Genevieve County

Nov 22, 2013

Missouri DNR grants Summit Proppants mining permit in Ste. Genevieve County

Summit Proppants will soon produce sand at a new quarry in Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri. The company’s vice president of operations, Mark Rust, announced Thursday that the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has granted Summit Proppants a mining permit that ...

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Coldspring withdraws expansion request for St. Cloud quarry

Oct 17, 2013

Coldspring withdraws expansion request for St. Cloud quarry

Coldspring announced last week that it has withdrawn its request for a conditional use permit that would have allowed the company to expand its quarry in St. Cloud, Missouri, according to a report from SCTimes.com. The company’s request sought to open ...

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Lee’s Summit requests road safety review near proposed quarry

Sep 04, 2013

Lee’s Summit requests road safety review near proposed quarry

City officials in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, are asking engineers to report on the safety of roads near a proposed quarry, according to a report from Lee’s Summit Journal. Lee’s Summit City Council approved a permit for the quarry in August, but ...

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Missouri city approves rock quarrying permit for local business

Aug 23, 2013

Missouri city approves rock quarrying permit for local business

Lee’s Summit City Council on August 15 approved a special use permit that will allow a local businessman to extract rock for 10 years at a site near Pryor Road and Interstate 470 in Missouri, according to the Lee’s Summit ...

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St. Cloud zoning board postpones Coldspring quarry proposal hearing

Aug 22, 2013

St. Cloud zoning board postpones Coldspring quarry proposal hearing

The St. Cloud Zoning Board of Appeals decided Tuesday at a public hearing to take more time to consider Coldspring’s proposed quarry expansion, according to a report from SCTimes.com. Coldspring wants to open a 30-acre granite quarry and processing area on ...

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Ste. Genevieve County Commission requests meeting with Summit Proppants about proposed sand quarry

Aug 13, 2013

Ste. Genevieve County Commission requests meeting with Summit Proppants about proposed sand quarry

The Ste. Genevieve County Commission in Missouri has requested to meet with Summit Proppants regarding discrepancies in information the commissioners received in May about a proposed sand quarry, according to a report from the Ste. Genevieve Herald. Presiding Commissioner Garry Nelson ...

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