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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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Teen drowns after chasing ball into quarry

Sep 05, 2014

Teen drowns after chasing ball into quarry

A teenager drowned at a quarry in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, after trying to retrieve a ball that had gone into the water. Police are not releasing the name of the deceased 17-year-old man. Paramedics attempted to revive the teenager and rushed ...

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Kemper Equipment named new dealer in several states

Jul 21, 2014

Kemper Equipment has been named the new dealer for the Terex Cedarapids and Terex Canica crushing and screening equipment lines of Terex Mineral Processing Systems (MPS) in four states. Those states include Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland and Pennsylvania. Kemper was already the dealer for Terex ...

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Proposed quarry in Lower Milford Township earns preliminary approval

Jul 08, 2014

Proposed quarry in Lower Milford Township earns preliminary approval

A proposed quarry in Lower Milford Township, Pa., is one step closer to becoming a reality after the township’s planning commission gave the project preliminary approval on Monday, WFMZ-TV reports. The preliminary approval proceeds a decade of debate and legal battles, ...

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PHOTOS: Volvo opens North American Customer Center, anticipates 6,000 visitors in 1st year

Jun 30, 2014

PHOTOS: Volvo opens North American Customer Center, anticipates 6,000 visitors in 1st year

More than 6,000 customers, operators and dealers are expected to visit Volvo’s Shippensburg, Pa.-based Customer Center in its first year. The new facility on Monday hosted ribbon cutting ceremonies by Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.), Rep. Lou Barletta (R-Pa.), Rep. Scott ...

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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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