Tags: Reclamation

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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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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Vulcan begins mine development at Azusa Rock Quarry

Sep 19, 2013

Vulcan begins mine development at Azusa Rock Quarry

Vulcan Materials on Tuesday announced the start of mine development at its Azusa Rock Quarry near Los Angeles, California. After years of legal battles with the city of Duarte, the company was given permission in May to begin mining. The site, located ...

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California quarry to be converted into regional park

Jul 31, 2013

California quarry to be converted into regional park

The Fremont Planning Commission in California voted last week to allow the Dumbarton Quarry to be reclaimed into a 91-acre regional park, according to a report from Mercury News. Quarry operator Dumbarton Quarry Associates will fund the entire project., which involves ...

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Pennsylvania township, quarry owner form reclamation agreement

Jun 17, 2013

Pennsylvania township, quarry owner form reclamation agreement

The East Norriton Township Board of Supervisors, located in Pennsylvania, in March unanimously approved an agreement between the owners of the Gill Quarries pit and township officials that will allow the reclamation of the pit to proceed while providing the ...

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Keep Scrapers Running Strong

Aug 01, 2012

Keep Scrapers Running Strong

Select the right machine for the job and maintain it according to plan to achieve the lowest owning and operating costs and the lowest cost per ton.     W heel tractor-scrapers have great utility in quarry and aggregate operations due to their ...

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OSSGA releases reclamation study

Jun 18, 2012

The Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (OSSGA) released a study that shows reclaimed sties are being successfully integrated into their communities and surrounding landscapes once rehabilitation is complete.  "Aggregate extraction has become controversial in recent years, especially since there's been ...

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