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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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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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