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110-year-old quarry demonstrates aggregate mining importance

Apr 21, 2014

110-year-old quarry demonstrates aggregate mining importance

The work performed at 110-year-old quarry showcases why aggregate mining is important. The Buffalo Crushed Stone quarry in Lancaster, N.Y. has been providing product that builds pavements and structures throughout its surrounding community since the site opened in 1904, WGRZ reports. Related: Engagement ...

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Leone Asset Management to acquire second granite quarry in Sierra Leone

Feb 20, 2014

Leone Asset Management to acquire second granite quarry in Sierra Leone

Leone Asset Management announced Wednesday that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to acquire the lease, managerial and operational control of second granite quarry in Sierra Leone. The company announced in January that it had signed an MOU for ...

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Quarry fire prompts evacuation; could smolder for days

Feb 03, 2014

Quarry fire prompts evacuation; could smolder for days

A fire that started at an Connecticut quarry last week caused an evacuation of the area. The fire at Stony Creek Quarry, which supplies granite for landmarks, prompted officials to evacuate “several hundred people within a mile” of the quarry, the ...

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Focus on Your Primary Goals

Feb 01, 2014

Focus on Your Primary Goals

Proper care — and application — will keep your primary jaw crusher properly feeding the production cycle.               When it comes to maintaining a jaw crusher and securing the most uptime possible, the key is to develop a proactive preventive care program ...

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Man proposes to girlfriend in England quarry

Jan 31, 2014

Man proposes to girlfriend in England quarry

A man recently proposed to his girlfriend at a quarry in Cheltenham, England, according to a report from the Daily Mail. Oliver Wright, 31, took his girlfriend, 30-year-old Kelly Aldridge, to the quarry, where he had spelled out “Kelly will you ...

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School children witness quarry blast

Jan 06, 2014

School children witness quarry blast

A group of students in the U.K. recently got the chance to witness a blast at a local quarry. The students, from Norton St. Philip school in England, visited Moon Hill Quarry in Somerset just before Christmas holidays, Frome Standard reported. The ...

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Rare dinosaur skeleton found in quarry sells for more than $544,000

Dec 03, 2013

Rare dinosaur skeleton found in quarry sells for more than $544,000

A dinosaur skeleton that was found in a quarry near Wyoming has sold in the U.K. for £400,000 (equal to about $544,120), according to a report from Free Radio. The 19-foot-tall skeleton once belonged to a diplodocus, which BBC Earth’s “Walking ...

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Blasting: Best Practices

Oct 14, 2013

Blasting: Best Practices

Initiating safe, successful blast practices Successful blasts do not come about by chance. They come about via careful planning, assessment, and management of risk, the knowledge and teamwork of all personnel involved and, importantly, what physically happens on the bench during ...

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Continental Stone Limited proposes rock export quarry in Fortune Bay, Canada

Aug 30, 2013

Continental Stone Limited proposes rock export quarry in Fortune Bay, Canada

Continental Stone Limited has proposed a new crushed rock export quarry on an approximately 900-hectare (2,223-acre) site near the village of Belleoram in Newfoundland, Canada, according to a report from The Coaster. The quarry will be located in Fortune Bay and ...

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Archaeological dig participant discovers rare fossil at England quarry

Aug 27, 2013

Archaeological dig participant discovers rare fossil at England quarry

A participant in an archaeological dig has discovered a rare fossil at Thrislington Quarry in Durham County, England, according to a report from The Northern Echo. Ken Bradshaw, the man who found the artifact, was part of a group of 30 ...

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St. Cloud ZBA to hold public hearing on Coldspring quarry expansion

Aug 19, 2013

St. Cloud ZBA to hold public hearing on Coldspring quarry expansion

Residents in St. Cloud, Minnesota, will have the opportunity to discuss Coldspring’s proposed quarry expansion Tuesday night, when city’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) holds a public hearing on the quarry, according to a report from SCTimes.com. The board is considering ...

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Teen discovers rare fossil in Alabama quarry

Jul 19, 2013

Teen discovers rare fossil in Alabama quarry

A 14-year-old in Alabama has discovered one of several fossils in a Greene County quarry, according to a report from the Tuscaloosa News. The middle school student, Noah Taylor, found the fossil while participating in the 35th annual Museum Expedition Camp, ...

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