Missouri S&T Visits Conco Quarries

The Missouri University of Science & Technology student chapter of the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) provides hands-on learning opportunities, networking events and fellowship to its members. Led by faculty advisor Greg Galecki, Ph.D, members of this student chapter recently took a field trip to Conco Quarries in Willard, Mo., and Springfield Underground in Springfield, Mo. 

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BMC Enterprises Expands With Three Missouri Aggregates Operations

BMC Enterprises Inc. made three additions to its Missouri aggregates business: the opening of a new BMC Stone quarry in High Hill; the acquisition of a strategic interest in Base Rock Minerals LLC, a limestone quarry in Bonne Terre; and the subsequent acquisition of Strack Stone Co., a limestone quarry located just north of Cape Girardeau. Strack Stone will now operate under the Base Rock Minerals name.

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House Subcommittee Examines FAST Act Implementation

A Subcommittee on Highways and Transit hearing examined the implementation of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, with an emphasis on the perspectives of states and local entities and their experiences in carrying out policies set forth in the law. 

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Settlement Reached in Fatal Mining Incident

Excavating rock from the Mt. Marion Pit and Mill, a common shale operation in Ulster County, N.Y., involves a drilling and blasting operation. After detonation, the loose material is loaded into haul trucks, transported to a processing plant and turned into construction aggregate.

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Dufferin Aggregates Quarry Earns Award from OSSGA

Acton Quarry, operated by Dufferin Aggregates – a division of CRH Canada Group Inc. – earned the 2016 Community Relations Award from the Ontario Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (OSSGA).

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