Tags: Reclamation

State and Province News

May 01, 2015

California Vulcan Materials Co. is in the process of transforming all of the original 30- to 50-foot benches at its Azusa operation into 1- and 2-foot microbenches that match the contours of the natural hillside. According to the San Gabriel Valley ...

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Rock County Planning and Development committee approves conditional-use sand and gravel mining permit

Apr 16, 2015

Despite opposition from the county planning staff and Milton residents, the Rock County Planning and Development committee voted 3-2 to approve a conditional-use permit for the Harold Traynor Revocable Living Trust to mine sand and gravel at a 137-acre gravel ...

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Vulcan Materials to meet August deadline for restoring eastern hillside of Azusa rock quarry

Apr 14, 2015

Vulcan Materials Co. says it will hit the August deadline for restoring the eastern hillside of the Azusa rock quarry. The San Gabriel Valley Tribune reports that the aggregate mining company must finish restoring the first phase of the quarry ...

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Show off your best reclamation project

Apr 08, 2015

Show off your best reclamation project

Anyone who has been through the permitting process knows that, even before the first shovel of overburden has been removed, the community wants to know how your site will be reclaimed once mining is complete. The answer to that community ...

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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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