Tags: NIMBY

Learn how to resolve blasting-related conflicts with NSSGA’s latest webinar

Mar 24, 2014

Learn how to resolve blasting-related conflicts with NSSGA’s latest webinar

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) will host a webinar focused on drilling and blasting this week. Related: McCook Quarry resumes blasting for first time since November earthquake Dubbed “Why Are My Neighbors Complaining About Blasting and What Can I Do ...

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RuPaul meets rock

Jul 17, 2013

RuPaul meets rock

If you thought it was tough to get a permit in California, try Australia. A NIMBY group there, No Blasted Quarry, has taken the fundraising aspect of fighting quarries to a place it’s never gone before: drag queen bingo. Noosa News ...

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Adding insult to injury

Apr 30, 2013

Adding insult to injury

Although Granite Construction abandoned efforts to permit its proposed Liberty Quarry in Riverside County, California, two groups continue to keep the matter alive. The city of Temecula and a citizens group, Save Our Southwest Hills (SOS), have modified their lawsuit ...

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Fighting back

Apr 22, 2013

Fighting back

For years, State and Province News has been one of the most popular reads in our print edition. Because aggregates operators are primarily concerned with local market conditions, it simply makes sense to stay on top of what is happening ...

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NIMBY group gets short-term win in court

Mar 27, 2013

NIMBY group gets short-term win in court

An appeal will move forward regarding a community group’s challenge of a permit for Buie Lakes Plantation’s proposed operation in Robeson County, North Carolina. According to a report in The Robesonian, Robeson County had requested that the Friends of Philadelphus post ...

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NIMBYs gone wild

Feb 22, 2013

NIMBYs gone wild

An Alabama attorney is unhappy that the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) approved Vulcan Materials Co.'s permit request for an operation in Madison County, and he's doing his level best to incite citizens to hold their feet to the ...

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Yes, I am a NIMBY

Sep 10, 2012

Regular readers of Aggregates Manager know that I often cover permitting situations in the State and Province News section of each issue. As a rule, I take a "facts, and just the facts" approach to news reporting. Apparently, I erred ...

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April 2012

Apr 18, 2012

April 2012

Make a Good Impression

It’s a different world

Apr 01, 2010

It’s a different world

Venture into an underground aggregate mine and you might think you’ve entered Moria, the underground dwarf kingdom in J.R.R. Tolkein’s The Lord of the Rings. by Kerry Clines, Senior Editor An underground aggregate mine is something to behold. It’s not for the ...

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January 2010 – Information Library

Jan 01, 2010

Information Library by Kerry Clines, Senior Editor Online x-ray product testing Customers can now see their products passing through the Eriez E-Z Tec X-Ray Inspection System live online, eliminating the need for an on-site visit. Multiple viewers can watch from different locations and ...

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