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U.S. Aggregates set to reopen quarry in Indiana

Jul 22, 2015

U.S. Aggregates set to reopen quarry in Indiana

U.S. Aggregates is reopening an Indiana quarry that hasn't been mined in nearly a decade. According to the Lebanon Reporter, a representative with the company told the Boone County Commissioners that U.S. Aggregates plans to resume operations at the gravel pit near Thorntown, ...

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A quarry worker was found dead in a lake a week after he fell from a floating dredge

Jul 22, 2015

A quarry worker was found dead in a lake a week after he fell from a floating dredge

A quarry worker in Ohio was found dead in a lake more than a week after he was thrown off of a floating dredge when it capsized. The man was working on the floating dredge with a coworker at the Hanson Sand and ...

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MSHA issues citations to seven metal/non-metal mines during impact inspections in March

Apr 30, 2015

MSHA issues citations to seven metal/non-metal mines during impact inspections in March

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced that federal inspectors issued 188 citations and two orders as a result of special impact inspections conducted at 13 coal mines and seven metal/non-metal mines in March. Monthly inspections involve mines that ...

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MSHA fatalgram report

Mar 23, 2015

MSHA fatalgram report

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) sent out a fatalgram last week providing details about a fatal accident that occurred at a limestone quarry in Ohio on Dec. 1, 2014. A 46-year-old contract truck driver with 26 years of ...

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30 Ohio elementary students learn history of Marblehead quarries

Feb 26, 2015

30 Ohio elementary students learn history of Marblehead quarries

#attachment_39670 { margin-bottom:15px; } Gretchen Curtis from the Lakeside Heritage Society in Lakeside Marblehead, Ohio, recently visited with a class of 30 fourth-grade students at Danbury Elementary School, the Port Clinton News Herald reports. Curtis reviewed the 100-year history of limestone ...

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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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Aggregates production increases in second quarter

Sep 09, 2014

Aggregates production increases in second quarter

Aggregates production in the United States was up eight percent in the second quarter of 2014 compared to last year. During the first six months of 2014 an estimated 961 Mt of aggregates was produced, up seven percent from the ...

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Massillon Materials, Bolivar resolve $5 million suit with new agreement

May 21, 2014

Massillon Materials, Bolivar resolve $5 million suit with new agreement

Massillon Materials and the village of Bolivar, Ohio have entered into a new agreement, resolving a $5 million lawsuit, The (Massillon) Independent reports. The sand and gravel company filed the lawsuit after nearby residents pushed for and got a ballot initiative ...

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National Lime and Stone moves closer to annexation into Marion, Ohio

Apr 30, 2014

National Lime and Stone moves closer to annexation into Marion, Ohio

A site owned by National Lime and Stone Co. is one step closer to annexation into the city of Marion, Ohio. The city council has passed an ordinance that provides fire and police protection, as well as zoning and other city ...

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National Lime and Stone site progresses in annexation to Marion, Ohio

Apr 23, 2014

National Lime and Stone site progresses in annexation to Marion, Ohio

The owner of a stone, sand and gravel operation in Ohio is seeking annexation to the city of Marion. The city council is considering a resolution that would provide fire and police protection, as well as zoning and other city services ...

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One Ohio agency uses sand and gravel to supplement road salt during salt shortage

Jan 27, 2014

One Ohio agency uses sand and gravel to supplement road salt during salt shortage

As a salt shortage looms over Ohio’s Miami Valley, some agencies are looking to sand and gravel as a road clearing solution. The city of Trotwood is using sand and gravel to supplement what salt it has, mixing the salt with ...

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