Tags: Reclamation

Quarry reclamation projects to be recognized

Mar 01, 2015

Quarry reclamation projects to be recognized

Before the first shovel of overburden has been removed from most mines, plans are already made for a post-mining land use. Given the size of most aggregate operations, many communities often require approval of these plans before a permit is ...

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Hamm, Inc. receives reclamation award

Feb 24, 2015

Hamm, Inc. receives reclamation award

During the Kansas Aggregate Producers Association meeting in January, Hamm, Inc. of Perry, Kans., was awarded the 2014 Governor’s Mined Land Reclamation Award for reclamation work at its Overbrook Quarry in Osage County. Hamm operated the quarry intermittently for a ...

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Kentucky underground mine opens a bicycle park

Feb 10, 2015

Kentucky underground mine opens a bicycle park

Quarry reclamation has taken a new spin in Louisville, Ky. An old, underground mine where limestone was once mined is being turned into a bicycle park, according to an Associated Press article in abcnews.go.com. The underground mine provides the perfect ...

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Take a photo tour of Teichert’s Hallwood Plant

Sep 05, 2014

Take a photo tour of Teichert’s Hallwood Plant

At Teichert Materials'  Hallwood Plant near Marysville, Calif., loaders free mine dredger tailings from a former gold mine.         Loaders place rock and gravel from the tailings into a feeder.             Material is fed onto a conveyor and transported to the processing plant.           High-grade sand ...

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Moonscape to Landscape

Jul 21, 2014

Moonscape to Landscape

Teichert’s Hallwood Plant mines aggregate from the tailings left behind by gold-mining dredges a hundred years ago.   by Kerry Clines, Contributing Editor   Teichert Materials’ Hallwood Plant is located near the town of Marysville in northern California. It mines aggregate in the Yuba ...

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Bonita Springs’ limestone mine could serve as future reservoir

Jun 09, 2014

Bonita Springs’ limestone mine could serve as future reservoir

Officials in Bonita Springs, Fla., are discussing how a local limestone mine will be used in the future. The permit for limestone mine Bonita Grande Aggregates will expire on May 27, 2020, and the city is interested in how it will ...

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Millington Quarry to begin trucking soil following agreement with Bernards Township

May 26, 2014

Millington Quarry to begin trucking soil following agreement with Bernards Township

Millington Quarry could start trucking soil to its quarry in Bernards Township, New Jersey, following the quarry owners’ agreement with the Bernards Township Committee. The committee approved an agreement last month that would allow Millington Quarry to bring in up to ...

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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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Idaho Sand and Gravel to end operations at Meridian site by November

Apr 24, 2014

Idaho Sand and Gravel to end operations at Meridian site by November

Idaho Sand and Gravel will end operations at its site in Meridian, Idaho in the next six months. The company requested a permit extension last month that would have allowed the site to continue operating for 18 months after its current ...

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April 2014

Apr 09, 2014

April 2014

Reclamation Opportunity: Water Storage

Vulcan begins Azusa Rock reclamation, says ‘Mayan steps’ removal is 20% completed

Feb 20, 2014

Vulcan begins Azusa Rock reclamation, says ‘Mayan steps’ removal is 20% completed

Since beginning operations at its Azusa Rock Quarry in September, Vulcan Materials has spent some time on reclamation of the site in California. The company has installed 30- to 50-foot high conventional benches and will convert them to 1- to 2-foot ...

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Mid-State Materials recognized for Big Springs Quarry reclamation efforts

Feb 17, 2014

Mid-State Materials recognized for Big Springs Quarry reclamation efforts

One quarry in Kansas has been recognized for its recent reclamation efforts. Lecompton-based Mid-State Materials LLC has received the 2013 Governor's Mined Land Reclamation Award for reclamation efforts at its Big Springs Quarry, the Lawrence Journal-World reports. The award recognizes companies that ...

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