Tags: Vulcan Materials Co.

State and Province News – January 2016

Jan 07, 2016

State and Province News – January 2016

MAINE The U.S. Department of Labor filed a complaint seeking a court-ordered injunction prohibiting quarry owner Conrad J. Smith from interfering with or preventing Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) inspectors from inspecting his site and enforcing safety measures there. According ...

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Kelly Bailey recognized as AggMan Of The Year 2015

Dec 28, 2015

Kelly Bailey recognized as AggMan Of The Year 2015

For more than 40 years, the 2015 AggMan of the Year, has worked diligently to protect worker health and safety. As the aggregates industry’s first industrial hygienist, he has pioneered the use of sound science and data collection and analysis ...

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Southwest Rock Products’ Queen Creek plant wins Top Operations contest

Oct 02, 2015

Southwest Rock Products’ Queen Creek plant wins Top Operations contest

Congratulations to the winner of our Top Operations contest: Southwest Rock Products' Queen Creek operation. "Fantastic," said owner Chris Reinsech, Sr., when he learned that his company had won. "You just made more than my day. I'm the owner of the ...

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State and Province New – October 2015

Oct 01, 2015

State and Province New – October 2015

California At Aggregates Manager’s press time, the Napa County Planning Commission was planning a second round of public testimony regarding Syar Industries request to expand its operation there. According to the Napa Valley Register, the operator is seeking a 110-acre expansion ...

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Top Operations: Vulcan Materials Company’s Fort Payne Quarry

Sep 13, 2015

Top Operations: Vulcan Materials Company’s Fort Payne Quarry

« Click here to return and cast your vote for the Fort Payne Quarry in the Top Operations contest   Click here to return to see all the entries in the Top Operations contest »   At a time when many cities fight to ...

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Assessing noise and dust exposure

Sep 02, 2015

Assessing noise and dust exposure

Since the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and Unimin Corp. developed the Helmet-CAM assessment technology, which integrates video and dust data into an exposure assessment tool, it has proven to be so effective for assessing respirable dust ...

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State and Province News September 2015

Sep 01, 2015

State and Province News September 2015

Connecticut A zoning application in Waterbury faces opposition from neighbors, according to Republican American. The request comes from Michael Hychko, who applied for a special permit for commercial earth excavation and hazardous industrial operations, as well as several variances. If approved, ...

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Reclamation stories worth sharing

Jul 09, 2015

Reclamation stories worth sharing

Earlier this year, I announced Aggregates Manager’s reclamation photo contest on this very page. The contest, which was also promoted on our website, drew more than a dozen entries from operators across North America and created stiff competition for those ...

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Operations Illustrated July 2015

Jul 02, 2015

Operations Illustrated  July 2015

By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief Rethinking Reclamation Many of the most successful reclamation projects are ones that enhance the community surrounding the site, as well as ties between the operator and the community. An end use that suits the needs of the community ...

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PHOTOS: Reclamation photo contest entries showcase post-mining opportunities

Jun 30, 2015

PHOTOS: Reclamation photo contest entries showcase post-mining opportunities

This spring, Aggregates Manager put out the call for entries into our second annual photo contest. While reclamation posed a bit of a challenge because fewer operators had projects that would allow them to enter, this year's entries did not disappoint. Our top ...

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The nation’s top 25 crushed stone producers

Jun 04, 2015

The nation’s  top 25 crushed stone producers

Domestic production data for crushed stone were derived by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from voluntary surveys of U.S. producers. In 2013, a total of 1,457 companies produced or sold crushed stone from 3,688 operations with 3,837 quarries and 204 ...

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State and Province News

May 01, 2015

California Vulcan Materials Co. is in the process of transforming all of the original 30- to 50-foot benches at its Azusa operation into 1- and 2-foot microbenches that match the contours of the natural hillside. According to the San Gabriel Valley ...

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