Tags: sand and gravel

Colorado county approves permit for new gravel pit for SH 9 improvements

Mar 24, 2015

The Grand County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to approve Kirkland Construction LLLP’s request for a special-use permit for a temporary sand and gravel pit near Kremmling, Colo. Skyhidailynews.com reports that the 30-acre site, which is located on Blue Valley ...

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New Hampshire town votes to purchase sand and gravel pit

Mar 17, 2015

One of the items discussed during the Nelson, N.H., annual town hall meeting was the purchase of a sand and gravel pit in a neighboring town, which would allow the city to excavate its own materials for town roads. SentinelSource.com ...

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Historical aggregate landmark disappears into Lake Superior

Mar 04, 2015

Historical aggregate landmark disappears into Lake Superior

A piece of Minnesota’s mining history has disappeared beneath the waves of Lake Superior. The waterfront landmark in Duluth, a column that was one of several supports for a trestle used to unload sand and gravel barges a century ago, ...

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Aggregate production up 7 percent in 2014

Mar 03, 2015

Aggregate production up 7 percent in 2014

Based on information gathered from its quarterly sample survey of crushed stone and sand and gravel producers, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has estimated that 595 million short tons of construction aggregates were produced and shipped during the fourth quarter ...

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Aggregate auction signals construction upswing in Las Vegas

Feb 19, 2015

Aggregate auction signals construction upswing in Las Vegas

Another positive sign that construction is on the upswing comes from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The bureau has announced that it will auction more than 9.5 million tons of sand and gravel from the Lone Mountain Community Pit ...

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Man dies in silo accident at Texas concrete plant

Feb 19, 2015

Man dies in silo accident at Texas concrete plant

On Feb. 16, a contractor working at a concrete plant in Cobb County, Texas, was killed when he fell into a silo full of sand and gravel. The Marietta Daily Journal reports that Cobb Fire and Emergency Services received a ...

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Aggregate production went way up in 2014

Feb 03, 2015

Aggregate production went way up in 2014

Everyone in the business should be happy to hear the production of construction aggregates rose to an estimated 2.171 billion metric tons, representing a total value of $19.8 billion in 2014, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s Mineral Commodity Summaries 2015 report. That's ...

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A. Colarusso and Son acquires Holcim land in NY

Jan 26, 2015

A. Colarusso and Son acquires Holcim land in NY

A. Colarusso and Son, a sand and gravel company in Hudson, NY, has acquired the majority of land owned by Holcim US in Hudson, NY. Colarusso Ventures has purchased more than 1,300 acres of land in Greenport, the South Bay and Waterfront ...

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Unexpected sand and gravel causes rollover accident

Nov 18, 2014

Unexpected sand and gravel causes rollover accident

  Although the road in the picture looks like a gravel road, it's definitely not supposed to be. According to reports, a belly dump truck littered a massive amount of sand and gravel on Frontage Road in San Angelo, Texas, which ...

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Sand portrait highlights aggregate industry’s sustainability

Oct 16, 2014

Sand portrait highlights aggregate industry’s sustainability

An aerial perspective of the National Mall offers a slightly different view than normal this month - it includes a 6-acre composite landscape portrait of American men. The portrait is the largest ever commissioned by the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery ...

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80-thousand pounds of sand and gravel dumped on highway

Oct 10, 2014

80-thousand pounds of sand and gravel dumped on highway

  A little bit of sand and gravel usually doesn't cause any problems for drivers, but 80-thousand pounds of sand and gravel can cause a ton of problems! Transportation officials were forced to stop traffic on southbound I-35, north of New Braunfels, TX ...

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Aggregates production way up in second quarter

Sep 25, 2014

Aggregates production way up in second quarter

Production of aggregates had a huge increase in production during the second quarter of 2014 compared to the first quarter of the year. According to a quarterly  U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), domestic production of construction materials (cement, construction sand and gravel, crushed ...

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