Tags: quarry

Vulcan in bidding war with USC

Aug 20, 2014

Vulcan in bidding war with USC

Vulcan Materials has found itself in a bidding war with the University of South Carolina over over nearly 300 acres of land near Williams-Brice Stadium. Vulcan recently tripled the offer made by the USC Development Foundation, a private fundraising arm of ...

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15 quarry trespassers arrested in Pennsylvania

Aug 19, 2014

15 quarry trespassers arrested in Pennsylvania

Several people have been arrested for trespassing at a Bangor, Pennsylvania, quarry.  Local police hope the arrests make it clear that there is absolutely ZERO tolerance for swimmers on the private party. Of the 15 trespassers arrested, 11 were adults and ...

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Human remains found in Michigan quarry

Aug 14, 2014

Human remains found in Michigan quarry

Police have have human remains at the bottom of a quarry in southeastern Michigan. It appears they could be those of a 27-year-old female who has been missing since March. Michigan State Police Lt. Tony Cuevas says evidence suggests the remains ...

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Quarry meteorite may hold key to life’s beginnings

Aug 07, 2014

Quarry meteorite may hold key to life’s beginnings

You never know what you’re going to stumble upon during a day at the quarry. In Sweden, workers discovered a meteorite but it wasn’t your typical solar rock. This specific meteorite may hold the key to Earth’s resurgence of life ...

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Illegal dumping at quarry attracting bears

Jul 23, 2014

Illegal dumping at quarry attracting bears

The mayor of Botwood, a town in Canada, is getting fed up with people illegally dumping trash in a local rock quarry. The garbage is attracting bears and coyotes to the area, which is right by a main highway, a ...

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Neighborhood upset by proposed quarry

Jul 23, 2014

Neighborhood upset by proposed quarry

A farm-heavy neighborhood in Clark County, Ky. is fighting a proposal that would rezone agricultural land and result in the development of a new quarry. In addition to the quarry, residents are worried the proposal would bring other unwanted industrial ...

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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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Safety alert: Bright future cut short after drowning

Jul 17, 2014

Safety alert: Bright future cut short after drowning

At just 18 years old, Anthony Mandel Johnson, Jr. had a bright future ahead of him. He was recent graduate of Forrest Park High School in Virginia and an aspiring violin player with plans to attend college in Florida. His bright ...

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Body of teenager pulled from Milford quarry

Jul 11, 2014

Body of teenager pulled from Milford quarry

Tragedy has once again struck a quarry in Milford, Massachusetts. Although rescue crews feared the worst when a teenager jumped off a cliff into the pond and never surfaced, they remained somewhat hopeful. After all, the teen had been swimming ...

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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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Rogers Group refiles application for Americus quarry

Jul 07, 2014

Rogers Group refiles application for Americus quarry

Nearly two months after withdrawing its request for a special exception that would allow a proposed quarry to operate near Americus, Ind., Rogers Group is back in action. The company, which previously withdrew its request to focus on neighbor concerns, on ...

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Screeners 101: Sifting Through the Facts

May 01, 2014

Screeners 101: Sifting Through the Facts

Tips and tricks to select the right mobile screener You get out what you put in. While this old saying is true with most projects, jobs, or life challenges, it couldn’t be further from the truth in the screening business. In ...

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