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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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Martin Marietta to be featured in elementary education program

Jun 26, 2013

Martin Marietta to be featured in elementary education program

Martin Marietta’s Jacksonville, North Carolina, rock quarry will be the main feature in Onslow County’s “Be a Rock Star” program for kids, according to Jacksonville Daily News. The program will give students in grades kindergarten through fifth the opportunity to learn ...

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Hall Quarry Planning Board considers quarry license ordinance

Jun 25, 2013

Hall Quarry Planning Board considers quarry license ordinance

The Hall Quarry Planning Board in Mount Desert, Maine, is considering a proposed quarry licensing ordinance that a special citizen’s advisory committee created, Fenceviewer reported. The proposed ordinance comes less than a month after residents’ appeal of a decision to allow ...

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Wisconsin city considers quarry rehabilitation proposal

Jun 24, 2013

Wisconsin city considers quarry rehabilitation proposal

City leaders in Brookfield, Wisconsin, are considering plans to fill a former quarry with waste from road construction projects, according to a report from Fox 6 Now. The city held a meeting Wednesday night to look at the plans for the ...

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Cal/OSHA investigates fatal quarry accident

Jun 21, 2013

Cal/OSHA investigates fatal quarry accident

The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health is investigating a fatal Cupertino quarry accident involving a piece of heavy equipment, according to NBC Bay Area. Deputy Kurtis Stenderup said Jose Gonzales, 49, of San Jose was operating a large vehicle ...

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Commissioners decline residents’ request for stricter permit limits on Kansas quarry

Jun 20, 2013

Commissioners decline residents’ request for stricter permit limits on Kansas quarry

The Douglas County Commission in Kansas last week declined residents’ request for stricter limits on the Hamm-Buchheim Quarry’s conditional use permit, the Lawrence Journal-World reported. According to a previous report from the Lawrence Journal-World, residents who live near the quarry complained ...

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Two teens arrested for theft of explosives from Fred Weber quarry

Jun 03, 2013

Two teens arrested for theft of explosives from Fred Weber quarry

Authorities have identified two teens as suspects in a quarry theft near Troy, Missouri, KMOV reported. Authorities caught the teens, Dylan Huber, 18, and Joshua Wilcockson, 19, with more than 100 pounds of explosives that had been reported as stolen from ...

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