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Aggregate Industries worker discovers dead body in quarry

Oct 08, 2015

Aggregate Industries worker discovers dead body in quarry

A miner at an Aggregate Industries-run quarry in Wisconsin found the body of a 38-year-old man last week floating in the water. According to the St. Paul Pioneer Press, the body was that of Robert James Wilkoske-Baier, whose family had been searching ...

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An unidentified body was found floating in a Minnesota quarry

Oct 05, 2015

An unidentified body was found floating in a Minnesota quarry

The body of a dead man was found floating in a Minnesota quarry by a local resident on their morning walk. The St. Cloud Times reported that the body was seen floating in the water in Quarry 8 at the Quarry Park and ...

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BMC Aggregates opening quarry up to public for Earth Science Week

Sep 28, 2015

BMC Aggregates opening quarry up to public for Earth Science Week

BMC Aggregates is giving families a chance to enjoy a day at the quarry and learn with the annual Sunday at the Quarry event this weekend. The Iowa-based aggregates producer is set to open it's Raymond Quarry facility to the public ...

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Top Operations: Rock Solid Rock LLC’s Titusville Quarry

Sep 15, 2015

Top Operations: Rock Solid Rock LLC’s Titusville Quarry

« Click here to return and cast your vote for the Titusville Quarry in the Top Operations contest   Click here to return to see all the entries in the Top Operations contest »   Unique materials and diversity have helped this quarry stay ...

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Texas town buys quarry land to eventually shut it down and keep the neighborhood quiet

Sep 03, 2015

Texas town buys quarry land to eventually shut it down and keep the neighborhood quiet

A Texas town is fed up with the loud blasting at a nearby quarry, so they've decided to buy the land and shut it down – but not for another eight years. According to the Austin Statesman, the Cedar Park City ...

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is opposing a limestone quarry in Indiana

Aug 31, 2015

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is opposing a limestone quarry in Indiana

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wants to stop a limestone quarry from being built in Indiana. According to the Chicago Tribune, Reith-Riley Construction subsidiary Singleton Stone is trying to build the quarry in Lake County in northwest Indiana, but the ...

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A set of dinosaur footprints were found in a German quarry

Aug 26, 2015

A set of dinosaur footprints were found in a German quarry

Scientists in Germany recently found nearly as old as the rocks in a Lower Saxony quarry: a set of dinosaur footprints that could be 145 million years old. According to Sky News, the scientists found a trail of 90 uninterrupted prints ...

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A Game of Stones: Quarry set location of ‘The Wall’ in HBO show could become a permanent attraction

Aug 24, 2015

A Game of Stones: Quarry set location of ‘The Wall’ in HBO show could become a permanent attraction

The Magheramorne Quarry might just be an old Lafarge Tarmac cement quarry with a nice view of the Irish Sea in the real world. But in HBO's massively popular "Game of Thrones" fantasy television series, it's "The Wall" and it's all that ...

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Man injured after diving into a quarry to be charged for trespassing

Aug 20, 2015

Man injured after diving into a quarry to be charged for trespassing

A man who plummeted 100 feet into a quarry lake in Pennsylvania is now going to be facing trespassing charges. Lehigh Valley Live reported that 20-year-old Matthew Malone was on the ledge of the Flory Mill quarry in Bangor on Aug. 16 ...

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Granite company draining nearly 5 million gallons from quarry to assist in search for body

Aug 13, 2015

Granite company draining nearly 5 million gallons from quarry to assist in search for body

Upwards of 4.7 million gallons of water is being drained from a quarry in Minnesota with the help of a granite company in an attempt to find the body of a missing man. According to the St. Cloud Times, the Stearns County ...

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Every single piece of equipment at a Colorado quarry was damaged by vandals in break-in

Aug 06, 2015

Every single piece of equipment at a Colorado quarry was damaged by vandals in break-in

A Colorado quarry has a hefty list of damages after some vandals broke into the Elk Creek facility and damaged every single piece of equipment at the facility. According to the High Timber Times, when the employees at the Elk Creek Sand ...

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Rhythm on the rocks: New York City dance troupe takes over quarry for weekend performance

Aug 05, 2015

Rhythm on the rocks: New York City dance troupe takes over quarry for weekend performance

Grace overshadowed the granite at a Massachusetts quarry over the weekend as a dance troupe from New York City performed in a Cape Town quarry. Dancers from Windhover Performing Arts Center presented the Dušan Týnek Dance Theatre in four shows specifically choreographed ...

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