Tags: Pennsylvania

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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Township sues quarry operator for expired permit, mining in prohibited area

Sep 17, 2013

Township sues quarry operator for expired permit, mining in prohibited area

Officials in Union Township, Pennsylvania, have filed a lawsuit against W.G. Tomko Inc. for rock mining operations, according to a report from Observer-Reporter.com. The township says Tomko and Missionary Partners is mining in an area where those operations are prohibited, and ...

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Nearly two-decade-old agreement could add safety measures to Pennsylvania quarry

Jul 23, 2013

Nearly two-decade-old agreement could add safety measures to Pennsylvania quarry

A nearly 20-year-old agreement between Union Township, Pennsylvania, and Haines & Kibblehouse Inc. could mean the company’s quarry will acquire some additional safety measures, according to a report from ReadingEagle.com. A court order was issued in 1995 following the agreement. The ...

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New Hope quarry reaches agreement with Pennsylvania DEP, environmental groups

Jul 10, 2013

New Hope quarry reaches agreement with Pennsylvania DEP, environmental groups

New Hope Crushed Stone, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and two environmental groups reached an agreement last week over a 2011 appeal of the permit for New Hope Crushed Stone’s Solebury, Pennsylvania, quarry, according to PhillyBurbs.com. The agreement allows ...

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Pennsylvania state budget lacks proposed $2 billion transportation bill

Jul 01, 2013

Pennsylvania state budget lacks proposed $2 billion transportation bill

Pennsylvania’s $28.4 billion budget, which Governor Tom Corbett signed into law on Sunday, does not include the $2 billion budget House Republicans had proposed, according to a report from our sister site, Better Roads. The bill lacked support from the full ...

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Pennsylvania quarry owner enters land preservation deal in exchange for mining permission

Jun 24, 2013

Pennsylvania quarry owner enters land preservation deal in exchange for mining permission

The owners of Small Mountain Quarry near Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, have agreed to preserve 400 acres of land in exchange for permission to mine an additional 184 acres, Standard Speaker reported. Pennsy Supply of Harrisburg, which owns the quarry, entered the ...

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Pennsylvania quarry approved for rezoning, expansion

Apr 16, 2013

Pennsylvania quarry approved for rezoning, expansion

In Pennsylvania, the Hamiltonban Township Board of Supervisors has approved rezoning 110 acres, which will likely be used for a Specialty Granules Inc. quarry, The Evening Sun reported. Specialty Granules said the rezoning and expansion were long-term necessities for the company, ...

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MSHA releases preliminary 2011 fatality data

Jan 26, 2012

Preliminary data from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) released on Jan. 5 reveal that 37 miners died in work-related accidents at the nation’s mines in 2011. There were 21 coal mining and 16 metal/non-metal mining ...

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