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Wisconsin town rejects rezone request that would allow for new quarry

Sep 02, 2013

Wisconsin town rejects rezone request that would allow for new quarry

The plan commission in the town of Troy, Wisconsin, on Monday unanimously rejected a rezoning request from Kraemer Company that would have allowed the company to construct and operate a new 60-acre gravel quarry, according to a report from The ...

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Scheduled quarry blast shakes homes, businesses in Wisconsin

Aug 21, 2013

Scheduled quarry blast shakes homes, businesses in Wisconsin

Residents and workers in De Pere and Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin, felt the effects of a quarry blast last Thursday morning, according to GreenBayPressGazette.com. The blast, which took place August 15 at about 9:40 a.m., caused a loud booming sound and shook buildings ...

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Wisconsin man sentenced to house arrest, probation following wire theft from sand, gravel pit

Jul 19, 2013

Wisconsin man sentenced to house arrest, probation following wire theft from sand, gravel pit

A Wisconsin man was sentenced this week to 7 1/2 years of probation for theft of electrical wire from Wimme Sand and Gravel Pit, according to WSAW. Ben Jovanovich, a 19-year-old from Amherst, Wisconsin, was arrested following a series of thefts ...

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Vulcan sells last four Wisconsin quarries

Jul 02, 2013

Vulcan sells last four Wisconsin quarries

Vulcan Materials last month sold its last four quarries in Wisconsin, the Birmingham Business Journal reported. The company sold its quarries in Franklin, Dousman and Racine to Payne & Dolan on June 14, and it sold its quarry in Sussex to ...

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Brookfield residents petition against quarry rehabilitation plan

Jun 26, 2013

Brookfield residents petition against quarry rehabilitation plan

Residents in Brookfield, Wisconsin, are gathering signatures for a petition against a proposed quarry rehabilitation plan that includes filling the former quarry with clean fill, according to a report from Brookfield Now. Residents at Regal Crest Village Apartments created the petition, ...

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Wisconsin city considers quarry rehabilitation proposal

Jun 24, 2013

Wisconsin city considers quarry rehabilitation proposal

City leaders in Brookfield, Wisconsin, are considering plans to fill a former quarry with waste from road construction projects, according to a report from Fox 6 Now. The city held a meeting Wednesday night to look at the plans for the ...

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Cat completes Bucyrus acquisition

Jul 11, 2011

Caterpillar Inc. has completed its acquisition of Bucyrus International Inc., the company publicly announced on July 11. Caterpillar funded the acquisition, valued at about $8.8 billion (including net debt), using cash from its balance sheet and debt. The company did not ...

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Dirty Job’s Mike Rowe launches AEM campaign

Sep 29, 2010

Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and Mike Rowe, creator and host of Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs,” joined forces today in Washington, D.C. for the launch of I Make America, a national grassroots campaign to promote U.S. manufacturing jobs through infrastructure ...

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Bonestroo hires Amanda Schaefer

Mar 24, 2010

Engineering and transportation planning firm Bonestroo has hired Amanda Schaefer as planner in the firm’s Mequon, Wis., office. Schaefer brings more than five years of planning experience. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, where she earned ...

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