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Watch this: Dredging at Teichert’s Hallwood Plant

Sep 17, 2014

Watch this: Dredging at Teichert’s Hallwood Plant

At Teichert Materials' Hallwood Plant, near Marysville, Calif., the operator mines aggregate on 711 acres in the Yuba Goldfields along the banks of the Yuba River. While loaders free mine the dredger tailings above the water table, sand below the water ...

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What should be done with this big pile of sand?

Sep 16, 2014

What should be done with this big pile of sand?

  That's exactly what it looks like: a huge pile of sand. Currently it resides in the Belle Plaine boat landing on the north side of the Minnesota River, but the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is trying to decide what ...

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Mine worker dies in tragic accident

Jul 29, 2014

Mine worker dies in tragic accident

Kyle Martin, 29, died following a tragic accident at Murray Mines in South Carolina. Martin fell into a pond where he and other employees were pumping out sand. Co-workers who were present at the time of the accident were not sure ...

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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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Oldcastle division earns 2014 Argus Win-Win for work with Arkansas and Missouri Railroad

Jun 04, 2014

Oldcastle division earns 2014 Argus Win-Win for work with Arkansas and Missouri Railroad

APAC Central, a division of Oldcastle Materials, has received the 2014 Win-Win Award from global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus. The award recognizes “innovation and co-operation in a sometimes adversarial relationship,” according to a press release announcing the award. APAC ...

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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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The Aggregates Industry’s Impact Along Route 66

Jan 01, 2014

The Aggregates Industry’s Impact Along Route 66

Get your kicks on a scenic tour ...   By Bill Langer   If you are even remotely associated with the aggregates industry, you probably know that highways are one of the major consumers of sand, gravel, and crushed stone. But in addition to ...

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Missouri DNR grants Summit Proppants mining permit in Ste. Genevieve County

Nov 22, 2013

Missouri DNR grants Summit Proppants mining permit in Ste. Genevieve County

Summit Proppants will soon produce sand at a new quarry in Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri. The company’s vice president of operations, Mark Rust, announced Thursday that the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has granted Summit Proppants a mining permit that ...

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JPX Global, CGrowth enter joint venture for sand, gravel operation

Jun 25, 2013

JPX Global, CGrowth enter joint venture for sand, gravel operation

JPX Global has entered into a joint venture with CGrowth Capital to extract and sell sand and gravel from a pit in Colville, Washington, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. The initial contract allows JPX to remove 49,900 ...

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Harald, LLC requests permit to remove sand, gravel from Plymouth site

Jun 14, 2013

Harald, LLC requests permit to remove sand, gravel from Plymouth site

Harald, LLC has requested a special permit from the Zoning Board of Appeals in Plymouth, Massachusetts, that would allow the company to remove thousands of yards of sand and gravel from their 38-acre site, according to WATD. Harald, LLC wants to ...

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County in Oregon rejects Delta gravel mine expansion proposal

Jun 13, 2013

County in Oregon rejects Delta gravel mine expansion proposal

The Lane County Board of Commissioners in Oregon on Tuesday rejected Delta Sand and Gravel’s bid for a hearing on the company’s proposed pit expansion, according to The Register-Guard. Delta’s proposal calls for a 70-acre expansion of its Division Avenue property so ...

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Volunteers use sand, gravel to provide clean water in Nicaragua

Jun 12, 2013

Volunteers use sand, gravel to provide clean water in Nicaragua

Members of several local Rotary Clubs--a group of people providing humanitarian services--have joined together to provide residents in the rural mountain areas of northern Nicaragua with a filtration system that uses sand and gravel to produce clean water, according to ...

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