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Woman found dead in North Carolina quarry

Jan 26, 2016

Woman found dead in North Carolina quarry

A woman body was found in a quarry in Winston-Salem, North Carolina after she apparently died from hypothermia. According to the Greensboro News and Record, Jill Marie Zachery was found dead in the rock quarry off of Kestermill Road, but it's not ...

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Vulcan Materials wins safety award from N.C. Department of Labor

Nov 16, 2015

Vulcan Materials wins safety award from N.C. Department of Labor

Vulcan Materials Company recently took home nearly 20 gold awards in North Carolina for its commitment to safety at large and small quarry operations across the state. The Davie County Enterprise-Record reported that the North Carolina Department of Labor awarded Vulcan with 19 gold awards ...

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Hedrick Industries donates $45,000 made from Rock the Quarry 5K

Oct 22, 2015

Hedrick Industries donates $45,000 made from Rock the Quarry 5K

A record crowd showed up to Rock the Quarry this year for the event hosted by Hedrick Industries and helped raise tens of thousands of dollars for charity. The 2015 edition of Rock the Quarry Trail Challenge 5K and Kids Fun ...

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Proposed North Carolina budget would get rid of the Mine and Quarry Inspection Division

Jul 21, 2015

Proposed North Carolina budget would get rid of the Mine and Quarry Inspection Division

The North Carolina Senate wants to save nearly $350,000 a year by getting rid of the state's Mine and Quarry Inspection Division. The News and Observer in Raleigh reported that the state's Senate proposed a budget that calls for eliminated the Department ...

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Grove Stone and Quarry will host Spartan Race in Asheville

May 07, 2015

Grove Stone and Quarry will host Spartan Race in Asheville

Grove Stone and Quarry is set to host the first ever Spartan Race in Asheville, N.C., this summer. The Citizen-Times reports that the race, which will be Aug. 29, can accommodate 8,000 runners, and nearly 3,000 are already registered. Ben VanCamp, ...

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Cement shipments jumped 10 percent in October

Jan 15, 2015

Cement shipments jumped 10 percent in October

The industry had a great month in October when total shipments of portland and blended cement in the United States and Puerto Rico increased 10 percent, 9.6 million metric tons (Mt), according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industry Survey. Shipments for the ...

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Cement shipments were up slightly in August

Nov 14, 2014

Cement shipments were up slightly in August

The Total shipments of portland and blended cement in the United States and Puerto Rico in August 2014 were 8.7 million metric tons (Mt), up slightly from the level in August 2013. Shipments for the year through August were 57.3 ...

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Quarry could become huge state attraction in N.C.

Nov 06, 2014

Quarry could become huge state attraction in N.C.

  For years people have called a 12-acre quarry in North Carolina, the “hidden gem of Winston-Salem.” Now there are hopes to unhide the quarry and potentially turn it into one of the biggest attractions in the state. It all started when one day ...

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Congressman praises Vulcan Materials

Sep 05, 2014

Congressman praises Vulcan Materials

Eighth U.S. District Congressman Richard Hudson visited Vulcan Materials in Concord, N.C., as part of a district tour and left overly impressed by the granite mine and rock crushing operation. "What they do enables us to continue to grow and create ...

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Firefighters rushed to quarry in N.C.

Jul 21, 2014

Firefighters rushed to quarry in N.C.

Firefighters rushed to a quarry in North Carolina after heavy black smoke was seen in the area. A large hydraulic drilling machine overheated and caught on fire. Flames quickly got out of control. The machine was 200 feet down at the bottom ...

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Powerscreen Trakpactor 320SR to launch at ConExpo-Con/Agg

Nov 27, 2013

Powerscreen Trakpactor 320SR to launch at ConExpo-Con/Agg

Terex Powerscreen on Thursday offered a preview of its Trakpactor 320SR horizontal impact crusher, which will launch for the first time in the U.S. at ConExpo-Con/Agg in March. Powered by a 9-liter Tier 4 Scania engine, the crusher boasts 350 horsepower ...

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Martin Marietta obtains water withdrawal permit for North Carolina operation

Nov 19, 2013

Martin Marietta obtains water withdrawal permit for North Carolina operation

The North Carolina Department of Environmental and Natural Resources (NCDENR) announced Friday that its Division of Water Resources has issued a water withdrawal permit to Martin Marietta Materials. The permit will allow Martin Marietta to remove up to 12 million gallons ...

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