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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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Sustainability Picks Up Steam

Jun 07, 2012

Sustainability Picks Up Steam

Although many initiatives began in Europe, North American operators are beginning to appreciate the benefits of green business practices. Sustainable operating practices — which have roots in the business strategies of many European construction materials companies — are making their way ...

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CalCIMA calls for conference papers

Jun 28, 2010

Paper proposals related to the aggregate, industrial materials, ready mixed concrete, cement and asphalt industries for the California Construction and Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA)2010 Education Conference are are being accepted. Proposals are being accepted in all segments of the industry; aggregate ...

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