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2013-05-07 08:26:42

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Robert Hastings: In an interview with ABC News/Yahoo! News last Friday, former U.S. Senator Mike Gravel (D-Alaska) said statements by U.S. Air Force nuclear missile launch officers--regarding mysterious aerial objects interfering with the functionality of American ICBMs--make clear that top government officials are lying to the public when they claim to have no knowledge of national security-related UFO...

2013-03-21 16:22:44

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at To Soil Less may have found that gravel gardening enables vegetables and other plants to grow in drought-like conditions. To Soil Less will showcase these drought resistant properties at the 2013 Home and Garden Show in Washington, DC, held at the Walter Washington Convention Center from March 22 to 24. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130321/NE81605-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130321/NE81605-b )...

2012-05-14 06:27:44

MEADVILLE, Pa., May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection has levied a $33,065 fine against Herbert L. Hasbrouck and Marion L. Hasbrouck of Oil Creek Township, Crawford County, and Hasbrouck Sand and Gravel Inc. of Titusville, Crawford County, for violations of the Solid Waste Management Act related to the improper handling and disposal of waste tires. "Proper disposal of waste is essential to preserving the quality of Pennsylvania's air,...

2012-03-07 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To Soil Less(TM), debuts its innovative approach to growing fruits, vegetables, and flowers using gravel and sand. After growing more than 100 cucumbers in a 4-foot by 4-foot by 2.5-inch deep gravel garden last summer, To Soil Less(TM) formally introduces this gardening method at the Washington, DC Home and Garden Show on March 9(th), 10(th), and 11(th) at the Washington, DC Convention Center. To view the multimedia assets associated with this...

2012-02-08 11:32:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aggregate Industries US, a Holcim Group Company, is pleased to announce that a number of its facilities were awarded Environmental Excellence and Community Relations Awards from the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA). The environmental excellence award recognizes facilities actively executing local sustainability strategies through measurable technical and regulatory benchmarks. The Littleton Quarry located in Massachusetts...

2010-03-02 17:59:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennifer Hise, a 3rd generation owner of CEMCO, is serving her first term on the NSSGA M&S Division Executive Committee. Executive Committee members serve for 1 year terms for up to three terms. Jennifer's goal is to be the first woman Chairman of the M&S Division, following in her father Neil Hise's footsteps, who was also an executive committee member prior to becoming Chairman in 2005. "It is an honor to be a member of this committee...

2009-03-27 16:01:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Neil Hise, CEMCO, Inc. C.E.O. presented 'Physics and Function of Vertical Shaft Impact Crushing' as part of the AGG1 Academy at the NSSGA AGG1 2009 Aggregates Forum & Expo in Orlando, FL. The presentation covered topics including a history of the rock crusher industry, modern methods of aggregate processing, Vertical Shaft Impact (VSI) Crushing Technology and its growing role within the industry, CEMCO's expertise in both crushing technology and...

2008-08-29 18:00:23

By KEN MIDKIFF Approaching Licking - about 125 miles south of here - the usual sign appeared: "Entering Texas County." But that sign was unnecessary because it seemed that every residence had a "Linda Garrett for County Commission" yard sign installed. While the high- visibility yards along Highway 63 might be expected to harbor political messages, these signs also were encountered on Highway 32 and even on graveled back roads. Those of us who fish and swim in our state's streams know...

2008-08-18 03:00:19

By McKee, Jennifer HELENA - Missoula developer Ken Allen bought 100 grassy acres north of Lola in the fall of 2000, planning to subdivide the one- time ranch into about 70 residential lots. After the Missoula County Commission rebuffed the plan, Allen hatched a new idea: put a temporary gravel pit on the property. Later, he would reclaim the pit as a lake and surround it with houses and condos. But Allen's plan never got past the words "gravel pit." Once the clean, well-behaved and...

2008-08-06 18:00:33

By Bob Gardinier, Albany Times Union, N.Y. Aug. 6--SAND LAKE -- A longtime town mining operation has decided to fight the high cost of diesel fuel by converting to other power sources. The 154-acre Troy Sand & Gravel operation, located on Route 43 in West Sand Lake since 1957, has sunk about $500,000 into plant upgrades to convert to electricity and natural gas to power at two of its plants at the site. "These are major changes that will reduce fuel consumption, utilize more...


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2005-05-26 11:13:08

In geology, a conglomerate is a rock consisting of other stones that have been cemented together. Conglomerates are sedimentary rocks consisting of subangular clasts and are thus differentiated from breccias, which consist of angular clasts. Both conglomerates and breccias are characterized by clasts larger than sand (>2 mm). There are two varieties of conglomerate, defined by texture: paraconglomerates and orthoconglomerates. Paraconglomerates are one of two varieties of conglomerate...

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