Tags: rock quarry

Warning: Fredericksburg quarry ‘a deadly place’ (VIDEO)

Aug 06, 2014

Warning: Fredericksburg quarry ‘a deadly place’ (VIDEO)

Several days ago Aggregates Manager sent out a safety alert after a young man drowned at an abandoned Fredericksburg rock quarry. Now the local fire department is also issuing a safety alert in the form of a warning video. The fire department ...

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Limestone quarry proposal gets zoning board approval in Minnesota town

Nov 13, 2013

Limestone quarry proposal gets zoning board approval in Minnesota town

A proposed limestone quarry in Buffalo County, Wisconsin, could be on its way to opening thanks to an endorsement from the county’s zoning board. Buffalo County’s Land Resources Committee unanimously voted to recommend the county Board of Adjustment issue a conditional-use ...

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Missouri city approves rock quarrying permit for local business

Aug 23, 2013

Missouri city approves rock quarrying permit for local business

Lee’s Summit City Council on August 15 approved a special use permit that will allow a local businessman to extract rock for 10 years at a site near Pryor Road and Interstate 470 in Missouri, according to the Lee’s Summit ...

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What Happens in Vegas…

Aug 01, 2013

What Happens in Vegas…

Las Vegas Paving continues to pave the way with high hopes for a better, busier tomorrow.   By Kerry Clines, Contributing Editor   Everyone knows the saying, “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.” Well, that could very well be used to describe Las ...

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Company appeals decision to allow zoning change denial in Tennessee

Jul 22, 2013

Company appeals decision to allow zoning change denial in Tennessee

A company is appealing a ruling that prevents it from building a quarry in Castalian Springs, Tennessee, according to a report from The Tennessean. Western Farm Products LLC is appealing a decision Sumner County Chancellor Tom Gray made in March in ...

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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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Rock quarry owner proposes expansion in Sitka, Alaska

Jun 13, 2013

Rock quarry owner proposes expansion in Sitka, Alaska

The Baranof Island Housing Authority (BIHA) has requested to expand its Indian River Uplands Rock Quarry in Sitka, Alaska, according to the Daily Sitka Sentinel. The request to expand the site, located at the end of Yaw Drive near Indian River ...

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Local police investigate copper wire theft in Oregon quarry

May 14, 2013

Local police investigate copper wire theft in Oregon quarry

The The Yamhill County Sheriff's Office Community Response Team is investigating the theft of copper wire from a rock quarry near Dayton, Oregon, according to the Yamhill Valley News-Register. The theft took place May 5 at a rock quarry located off ...

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Shelbyville officials, lawyers discuss proposed quarry

Apr 15, 2013

Shelbyville officials, lawyers discuss proposed quarry

Lawyers and city leaders in Shelbyville, Tennessee, will meet this month to discuss legal issues surrounding a proposed rock quarry, the Shelbyville Times-Gazette reported. According to an earlier report from the Times-Gazette, Wright Paving Co. and Custom Stone LLC have been ...

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