Tags: sand and gravel

Crushed stone production rises 5% in Q1 2014

Jun 02, 2014

Crushed stone production rises 5% in Q1 2014

An estimated 222 million metric tons of crushed stone was produced and shipped in the U.S. in the first quarter of 2014, according to a report released Monday by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Crushed stone production in the first quarter ...

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Massillon Materials, Bolivar resolve $5 million suit with new agreement

May 21, 2014

Massillon Materials, Bolivar resolve $5 million suit with new agreement

Massillon Materials and the village of Bolivar, Ohio have entered into a new agreement, resolving a $5 million lawsuit, The (Massillon) Independent reports. The sand and gravel company filed the lawsuit after nearby residents pushed for and got a ballot initiative ...

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Lyndon Township delays sand and gravel mine for 6 months

May 20, 2014

Lyndon Township delays sand and gravel mine for 6 months

A proposed sand and gravel mine in Chelsea, Michigan is on hold for six months. The Lyndon Township’s Planning Commission, which is reviewing the proposed mine, has delayed the special land use application for six months, WEMU reports. McCoig Materials would operate ...

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Brant County requests silica impact study at Dufferin’s proposed sand and gravel site in Paris, Ontario

May 11, 2014

Brant County requests silica impact study at Dufferin’s proposed sand and gravel site in Paris, Ontario

Brant County wants to see an impact study of potential silica at Dufferin Aggregates’ proposed sand and gravel pit near Paris, Ontario, the Brantford Expositor reports. The study would take place at a proposed 600-acre-plus area where Dufferin, a division of ...

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Lyndon Township to vote on proposed sand and gravel mine

Apr 30, 2014

Lyndon Township to vote on proposed sand and gravel mine

One company is seeking permission to mine for sand and gravel in Chelsea, Michigan. The site, proposed by McCoig Materials, would be located in the township of Lyndon, Michigan Radio reports. Township officials are scheduled to vote on the proposed mine next ...

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U.S. Concrete begins mining at Red River Plant in Oklahoma

Mar 11, 2014

U.S. Concrete begins mining at Red River Plant in Oklahoma

U.S. Concrete recently announced its subsidiary, Redi-Mix Concrete, LLC, has begun operations at its Red River Plant in Thackerville, Oklahoma. The plant, a sand and gravel operation, allows the company to supply materials to its Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex concrete operations as ...

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Crushed stone production up 3% in Q4 2013

Mar 10, 2014

Crushed stone production up 3% in Q4 2013

An estimated 292 million metric tons of crushed stone was produced and shipped in the U.S. in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to a report released Friday by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The report notes that crushed stone production ...

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A Taxing Situation

Feb 01, 2014

by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com   Conventional wisdom dictates that most onerous local regulations are born in the West and migrate East. It was a bit of a surprise, therefore, when I read about a dispute involving taxes levied on aggregates. This particular ...

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One Ohio agency uses sand and gravel to supplement road salt during salt shortage

Jan 27, 2014

One Ohio agency uses sand and gravel to supplement road salt during salt shortage

As a salt shortage looms over Ohio’s Miami Valley, some agencies are looking to sand and gravel as a road clearing solution. The city of Trotwood is using sand and gravel to supplement what salt it has, mixing the salt with ...

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Third quarter earnings show mixed results

Jan 01, 2014

Third quarter earnings show mixed results

Third quarter earnings results for the publicly traded construction materials companies are coming in and showing mixed results. Some markets are showing dramatic improvements, while others are still flat, if not depressed. Data produced by the U.S. Geological Survey shows ...

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Bolivar BZA considers granting conditional use permit for sand and gravel mining operation

Jul 02, 2013

Bolivar BZA considers granting conditional use permit for sand and gravel mining operation

The Bolivar Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) in Bolivar, Ohio, last month listened to various testimonies regarding a proposed Massillon Materials sand and gravel mining operation, according to the Times-Reporter. Company attorney Brian Barger, various experts and adjacent land owners gave ...

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TWS distributor installs custom Terex washplant in Trinidad (PHOTOS)

May 31, 2013

TWS distributor installs custom Terex washplant in Trinidad (PHOTOS)

DUO PLC, a Terex Washing Systems (TWS) global distributor, has installed a custom Terex sand and gravel washplant at the Readymix West Indies (W.I.) site in tropical Valencia, Trinidad. The customized TWS plant processes the clay bound sand and gravel to ...

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