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Martin Marietta wins planning commission approval for increased granite production in Minnesota

Jan 22, 2014

Martin Marietta wins planning commission approval for increased granite production in Minnesota

Martin Marietta Materials is one step closer to doubling its granite production in Minnesota. During a meeting Tuesday night, the Waite Park Planning Commission in Waite Park, Minnesota, decided to recommend the City Council amend the conditional use permits for two ...

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Martin Marietta seeks permission to double granite production in Minnesota

Jan 21, 2014

Martin Marietta seeks permission to double granite production in Minnesota

Martin Marietta Materials is seeking permission to double its granite production at its quarries in Waite Park, Minnesota, St. Cloud Times reports. The company wants to amend the permits for its Rainbow Quarry and its North Quarry, allowing an increase in ...

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Quarry Park’s 100-year-old derrick undergoes repairs

Oct 08, 2013

Quarry Park’s 100-year-old derrick undergoes repairs

Liberty Derrick, the 100-year-old derrick at Quarry Park and Nature Reserve in Waite Park, Minnesota, is undergoing repairs that has postponed planned demonstrations, SCTimes.com reports. The park uses the working derrick to demonstrate the operation of the type of derrick that ...

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Quarry Park displays two granite monuments

Jul 05, 2013

Quarry Park displays two granite monuments

Quarry Park and Nature Preserve in Waite Park, Minnesota, last month received two new granite monuments, according to SCTimes.com. One of the monuments has been placed near the park’s display of a stiffleg derrick, which the park demonstrated during the town’s ...

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Quarry Park demonstrates 100-year-old derrick (VIDEO)

Jun 19, 2013

Quarry Park demonstrates 100-year-old derrick (VIDEO)

Quarry Park and Nature Preserve presented a demonstration of its 100-year-old Liberty Derrick at the summer festival in Waite Park, Minnesota, on Saturday. The derrick, which is similar to those used at granite quarries in the early- to mid-1900s, hoisted a ...

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100-year-old derrick put to work at summer festival in Minnesota

Jun 05, 2013

100-year-old derrick put to work at summer festival in Minnesota

Quarry Park and Nature Preserve will put the 100-year-old Liberty Derrick in operation on June 15 as a demonstration for the summer festival in Waite Park, Minnesota, SCTimes.com reported. Derricks like the one that will be in operation at the summer ...

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