Tags: sustainability

Green Building

Jun 07, 2012

Green Building

Luck Stone incorporates sustainability into its new scale office. When an increase in traffic created a serious safety issue at its main quarry entrance, Luck Stone decided to relocate the entrance of its Charlottesville Plant in Shadwell, Va., to the opposite ...

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Information Library

Feb 16, 2012

Information Library

By Kerry Clines, Senior Editor     Mining safety DVD The new Mine Safety & Health DVD helps increase awareness about the dangers of mining and offers safety sign and label solutions. The DVD is viewable in both Spanish and English, educates viewers about ...

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AGG 1 Preview

Jan 06, 2012

AGG 1 Preview

Get Ready for   Make plans now to roll on down to Charlotte for the 2012 AGG1 Aggregates Forum & Expo.   You won’t want to miss this year’s AGG1 in Charlotte, N.C. Co-located with the World of Asphalt, the event will be held ...

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January 2012

Jan 01, 2012

January 2012

Certifying Green Aggregates

Dry Idea

Oct 01, 2010

Dry Idea

California producer eliminates the need for settling ponds and captures water for reuse. Any time an aggregates producer can provide sound environmental practices while improving its own profitability, it is on the winning side of the production equation. Sustainability in the ...

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Caterpillar offsets CO2 emissions from Bauma 2010 Stand

Apr 21, 2010

Caterpillar today announced that it offset the 1,182 metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions created by the 9,500 meters squared Caterpillar Zeppelin stand at bauma. Carbon offsets represent the reduction of greenhouse gases in one location - such as through a ...

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Sustainability Action Plan

Dec 01, 2009

Travelling the path to sustainability starts with the first jump. by Bill Langer During the past year Lucy, Rosie, and I (pictured above) have used this column to run, jump, climb, tunnel, and weave through some of the challenges and rewards of ...

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Seven Questions to Sustainability

Nov 03, 2009

By Bill Langer The development of a Canadian sand and gravel deposit demonstrates how these questions apply to aggregates.  When Rosie and I compete in canine agility, it is pretty easy to tell whether or not we were successful. At the level ...

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The Trials of Sustainability

Jul 01, 2009

Agility and adaptability are the keys to succeeding in sustainability initiatives. by Bill Langer, USGS   While waiting for Rosie’s next run at an American Kennel Club (AKC) agility trial, I watched the other dogs running the courses and thought about what ...

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