Tags: North Carolina

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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Martin Marietta requests water discharge permit for proposed North Carolina quarry

Sep 20, 2013

Martin Marietta requests water discharge permit for proposed North Carolina quarry

Martin Marietta Materials may soon operate a limestone quarry in Beaufort County, North Carolina. Area residents are considering the pros and cons of the proposed quarry, pointing to the quarry’s impact on water tables, wells and the Blounts Creek environment as ...

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Detectives search for suspect in theft of North Carolina aggregates supplier

Aug 22, 2013

Detectives search for suspect in theft of North Carolina aggregates supplier

Detectives in Cumberland County, North Carolina, are searching for a woman who broke into WHI Sand and Gravel and took several items belonging to the owner, according to Raleigh-Durham’s WTVD-TV. Greg Bullock, owner of WHI, reported a break in on June ...

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Rock the Quarry 5K to take runners through North Carolina quarry

Aug 21, 2013

Rock the Quarry 5K to take runners through North Carolina quarry

Residents in and near Asheville, North Carolina, will have the chance to run through a quarry next month during the sixth annual Rock the Quarry 5K Trail Challenge, according to a report from the Asheville Citizen-Times. The race, which takes place ...

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Doosan Portable Power helps Purple Heart Homes, volunteers build veteran’s custom home

Aug 13, 2013

Doosan Portable Power helps Purple Heart Homes, volunteers build veteran’s custom home

Doosan Portable Power last month worked to help a Marine Corps veteran move from Spartansburg, South Carolina, to Denver, North Carolina. Doosan Portable Power teamed up with Purple Heart Homes and other volunteering organizations and community members on July 12 to ...

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North Carolina quarry reopens observation area

Jul 18, 2013

North Carolina quarry reopens observation area

A North Carolina granite quarry has reopened its observation area nearly a year after safety concerns led quarry officials to close the area, according to The Mount Airy News. Carlos Goad, vice president of human resources at North Carolina Granite Corp., ...

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Martin Marietta to be featured in elementary education program

Jun 26, 2013

Martin Marietta to be featured in elementary education program

Martin Marietta’s Jacksonville, North Carolina, rock quarry will be the main feature in Onslow County’s “Be a Rock Star” program for kids, according to Jacksonville Daily News. The program will give students in grades kindergarten through fifth the opportunity to learn ...

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Copper theft suspects arrested in North Carolina

Jun 06, 2013

Copper theft suspects arrested in North Carolina

The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest of three men for breaking and entering as well as for theft of copper wire at Martin Marietta Materials’ office in Fountain, North Carolina, according to Reflector.com. John Aaron Warlick was arrested on ...

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North Carolina grants Martin Marietta water quality certification for limestone quarry

May 20, 2013

North Carolina grants Martin Marietta water quality certification for limestone quarry

The North Carolina Division of Water Quality on Wednesday approved the water quality certification for a proposed rock quarry in Beaufort County, North Carolina, WITN reported. Martin Marietta has proposed the 1,600-acre limestone quarry be located off Welbourn Road near Vanceboro. Some ...

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Martin Marietta Materials donates 1,000 tons of granite for fish habitat

May 06, 2013

Martin Marietta Materials donates 1,000 tons of granite for fish habitat

Martin Marietta Materials in Castle Hayne, North Carolina, has donated 1,000 tons of crushed granite to be dropped in the Cape Fear River for a fish habitat that will provide a place for fish to spawn and lay eggs, the ...

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