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A new species of dinosaur might have been found in British quarry

Jan 28, 2016

A new species of dinosaur might have been found in British quarry

The Must Farm Quarry might just be more of a resource for archeologists than it is for the building materials company that owns it. A paleontologist was digging around the Forterra-owned quarry when he discovered what could be a new species of dinosaur ...

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NSSGA’s new interactive map shows aggregate production in each state

Jan 27, 2016

NSSGA’s new interactive map shows aggregate production in each state

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association has created a new interactive map that lets you take a look at how much aggregates each state is producing. The map not only gives production numbers, it also shows how many mines and how ...

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Woman found dead in North Carolina quarry

Jan 26, 2016

Woman found dead in North Carolina quarry

A woman body was found in a quarry in Winston-Salem, North Carolina after she apparently died from hypothermia. According to the Greensboro News and Record, Jill Marie Zachery was found dead in the rock quarry off of Kestermill Road, but it's not ...

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Quarry owners want public input on what to do with two stone quarries in Minnesota

Jan 20, 2016

Quarry owners want public input on what to do with two stone quarries in Minnesota

The residents of a Minnesota town may get a chance to decide what the owners of two old stone quarries should be used for now that the work is ending. The Mankato Free Press reported that the Coughlan family who owns two ...

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Quarry may show what life in the Bronze Age was like

Jan 18, 2016

Quarry may show what life in the Bronze Age was like

A quarry about 80 miles north of London may hold answers to questions about what it was like to live 3,000 years ago. NPR reported that a treasure trove of artifacts from the Bronze Age had been discovered at the Must ...

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Stop work order lifted and work resumes at Indiana quarry

Jan 12, 2016

Stop work order lifted and work resumes at Indiana quarry

Work can continue for now at the Singleton Stone quarry in Indiana after the county lifted a stop work order. According to the Chicago Tribune, Lake County Surveyor Bill Emerson Jr. said the Singleton Stone LLC made new calculations on the ...

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New space drill being tested at California rock quarry

Jan 11, 2016

New space drill being tested at California rock quarry

A new drill is expected to go from the rocks of a California quarry to the fourth rock from the sun.   Arizona Public Media reported that a gypsum quarry near the Salton Sea is the testing site for the new Planetary Deep Drill. ...

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Cement plant worker dies after being hit in the head by a boom

Dec 16, 2015

Cement plant worker dies after being hit in the head by a boom

A worker at a cement plant in Iowa died after he was struck by a boom. According to Quad Cities Online, the man was at the cement plant in Buffalo, Iowa owned by Continental Cement Company on Tuesday when the accident occurred. He was ...

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Duluth turning old quarry into a new park with ice climbing

Dec 07, 2015

Duluth turning old quarry into a new park with ice climbing

The rocky cliff at an old crushed stone quarry Minnesota has long been a somewhat hidden destination for thrill seekers looking for an icy ascent. And one group is close to opening an actual park to the public for climbers looking to new adventure. According ...

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40 quarry workers narrowly miss being trapped under avalanche of rocks in Kashmir

Nov 19, 2015

40 quarry workers narrowly miss being trapped under avalanche of rocks in Kashmir

Upwards of 40 miners at a quarry in Kashmir had what was being called a "miraculous" escape after a small mountain of rocks came crashing down on the operation. According to Greater Kashmir, at least 40 workers at the Pantha Chowk, ...

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Drill rig operator freed after machine nearly rolls off cliff in Australia quarry (VIDEO)

Nov 18, 2015

Drill rig operator freed after machine nearly rolls off cliff in Australia quarry (VIDEO)

A drill rig operator at an Australian quarry found himself teetering on the edge of a cliff this week after his rig rolled onto its side. The Brisbane Times reported that the man was freed after nearly two hours inside the ...

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Two miners injured at New Jersey quarry after a conveyor system exploded

Oct 15, 2015

Two miners injured at New Jersey quarry after a conveyor system exploded

A conveyor belt system at a quarry in New Jersey exploded during maintenance and left two workers with minor injuries. According to NJ.com, the workers were doing maintenance on the conveyor belt system when it exploded and caught fire just before 10 p.m. ...

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