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2012-04-15 23:01:13

After a rocky couple of years, the Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining industry is expected to grow strongly in 2011-12.

2011-08-16 15:30:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aggregate Industries US, a Holcim Group Company, (www.aggregate-us.com) announced today that it will reopen its Swampscott quarry located in Swampscott and Salem, Massachusetts on August 17, 2011.

2011-07-29 13:00:00

POTTSVILLE, Pa., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection today approved a 50-foot, next-level excavation that will allow New Hope Crushed Stone & Lime to excavate limestone to a depth of 170 feet below sea level at its Bucks County quarry. The quarry, which has been in operation since the 1930s, has already been permitted to mine limestone to 200 feet below mean sea level, but approval must be granted at each 50-foot increment to continue to the...

2009-05-26 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Polaris Minerals Corporation is pleased to announce that its subsidiary company, Orca Sand & Gravel Ltd., has been selected by the BC Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources as a recipient of the 2008 Stuart/O'Brian Safety Award for having zero lost time accidents during the year. Herb Wilson, President and CEO, Polaris Minerals Corporation, said: "Safety is our number one priority, and we are pleased there were no lost time accidents...

2009-03-27 14:19:00

VANCOUVER, March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Polaris Minerals Corporation today announced that a commercial agreement, benefitting both parties, has been reached with CSL International.

2008-09-25 12:00:32

The National Mining Association (NMA) and the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) have awarded their prestigious "Sentinels of Safety" award in the Large Bank or Pit group to Aggregate Industries' Sloan Quarry.


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