Tags: quarry

NALC plans to open second limestone quarry near Cloverdale, Ind.

Apr 27, 2015

NALC plans to invest $5 million to establish a second limestone quarry and fine-grind facility in Cloverdale, Ind., just a half mile from its current 174-acre operation. Inside Indiana Business reports that the new 181-acre site will extract and process ...

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Eagle Scout project rebuilds DeSoto State Park hiking trail from stone found in old quarry at park

Apr 24, 2015

Eagle Scout project rebuilds DeSoto State Park hiking trail from stone found in old quarry at park

Sixteen-year-old Troy Ingram headed up a project earlier this month that helped him earn the rank of Eagle Scout. The North Jefferson News reports that the project involved building stone steps on a trail near Indian Falls at DeSoto State ...

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Missouri man arrested for burglary of quarry and gun range

Apr 21, 2015

A 51-year-old man, Timothy Zeman was arrested and charged for a pair of burglaries at a quarry and gun range. Fox2now St. Louis reports that Zeman admitted to police that he had committed the crimes. He said he broke into ...

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VIDEO/PHOTO GALLERY: Highbank Resources commissions Swamp Point North aggregate quarry in British Columbia, Canada

Apr 16, 2015

On April 14, Highbank Resources Ltd. commissioned a wash plant, cone crusher, jaw crusher, and stacking conveyor systems at its Swamp Point North (SPN) aggregate quarry in British Columbia, Canada, according to a company news release. Several samples of the ...

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World War I soldiers left their mark in French underground chalk quarry

Apr 10, 2015

World War I soldiers left their mark in French underground chalk quarry

World War I has come to life again in an underground chalk quarry about 120 miles north of Paris in Naours, France. The Deseret News reports that World War I soldiers from around the world left their mark on the ...

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Michigan DNR agrees to sell land to Graymont, Inc. to develop limestone mine

Mar 26, 2015

After a Michigan Natural Resources Commission meeting, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) agreed to sell 1,781 acres of land in northern Mackinac County to Graymont, Inc. for the development of a limestone mine. The Herald reports that Graymont ...

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Cemex renews alliance with Birdlife International

Mar 24, 2015

Cemex renews alliance with Birdlife International

Cemex has renewed its global alliance with BirdLife International for three more years, reiterating its commitment to achieving environmentally sustainable development while integrating biodiversity conservation in daily operations. The alliance includes the United States, as well as countries in other ...

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MSHA fatalgram report

Mar 23, 2015

MSHA fatalgram report

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) sent out a fatalgram last week providing details about a fatal accident that occurred at a limestone quarry in Ohio on Dec. 1, 2014. A 46-year-old contract truck driver with 26 years of ...

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A look at Nasbro, an old quarry town

Mar 13, 2015

The little quarry town of Nasbro, Wis., was built in the early 1900s to house Nast Bros. Lime and Stone Co. employees and their families. The fdlreporter.com reports that, after the quarry was sold in 1988, families moved out one ...

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California quarry modifies buffer zones to defuse opposition to expansion

Mar 11, 2015

In an attempt to defuse some of the controversies surrounding the expansion of its 497-acre quarry located along Highway 221 near Napa State Hospital by 124 acres, Syar is modifying its proposals. According to a report in Napa Valley Register.com, ...

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Deerfield quarry may be site of new solar farm

Mar 06, 2015

All States Materials Group’s Trew Stone quarry in Deerfield, Mass., may soon become the home of a solar farm. According to a report in The Recorder, All States is working with a developer to iron out the details of a ...

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Researchers will monitor seismic activity as blasting resumes at Illinois quarry

Mar 02, 2015

As blasting operations resume this spring at the Hanson Material Service quarry near LaGrange, Ill., Northwestern University researchers will be monitoring them. The Chicago Tribune reports that scientists have been recording seismic activity in two locations since last spring, because ...

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