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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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Georgia Construction Aggregate Association hires public affairs expert as its new executive director

Apr 20, 2015

Georgia Construction Aggregate Association hires public affairs expert as its new executive director

There is a new face at the helm of the Georgia Construction Aggregate Association (GCAA): Jeff Wansley. He succeeds long-time Executive Director John Cardosa, who retired earlier this year. “As we look to the future of our organization, we could not ...

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Vulcan Materials to meet August deadline for restoring eastern hillside of Azusa rock quarry

Apr 14, 2015

Vulcan Materials Co. says it will hit the August deadline for restoring the eastern hillside of the Azusa rock quarry. The San Gabriel Valley Tribune reports that the aggregate mining company must finish restoring the first phase of the quarry ...

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Danny R. Shepherd retires from Vulcan Materials Co.

Apr 02, 2015

Vulcan Materials Co. has announced the retirement of Vice Chairman Danny R. Shepherd, effective April 1, 2015. According to a company press release, Shepherd joined Vulcan Materials in 1973, after graduating from Georgia Tech with a degree in management. He ...

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State and Province News

Mar 01, 2015

California 3M submitted a draft environmental impact report (EIR) for its proposed 1,850-acre Moody Flats Quarry in Shasta County, but faces opposition from local residents and California’s Department of Fish and Wildlife. The Record Searchlight reports that more than 300 letters ...

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Vulcan Materials elects two new board members

Feb 18, 2015

Vulcan Materials elects two new board members

Vulcan Materials Co. has announced the election of two new members to its Board of Directors effective immediately, bringing the total number of board members to 13. PR Newswire reports that the new members are Elaine L. Chao, who served ...

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IAAP Safety Committee members share safety tips, best practices

Feb 11, 2015

IAAP Safety Committee members share safety tips, best practices

The goal of the Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers (IAAP) Safety Committee is to promote safe working conditions within the aggregates industry by identifying current and future safety issues and then developing programs and policies to address them. "Committees are ...

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State and Province News

Feb 03, 2015

California The Napa County Planning Commission will meet on Feb. 18 to continue its review of a request to expand Syar Quarry. According to the Napa Valley Register, the operator wants to expand its 497-acre operation by 124 acres and increase ...

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