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Frac Sand Quarry Under Discussion

The Missouri Department of Resources (DNR) will make decisions about what comes next for Summit Proppants’ applications for a permit under the Land Reclamation Program to build a sand quarry in the western part of Ste. Genevieve County.

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Vulcan Prevails In Virginia Court

According to Fredericksburg.com, the Supreme Court of Virginia has sided with Caroline County’s Board of Supervisors in a lawsuit involving Vulcan Materials Co.’s planned mining project on Albert Wachtmeister’s 541-acre Black Marsh Farms property in the Skinker’s Neck area of Caroline.

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Wyoming Quarry Permitted

Sheridan County, Wyo., commissioners approved a 20-year quarry permit for a 10-acre quarry at their regularly scheduled meeting, according to the Sheridan Journal.

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May Construction Gains 5 percent

By Mark S. Kuhar

At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $495.7 billion, new construction starts in May advanced 5 percent from the previous month, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. Much of the upward lift came from nonresidential building, which registered moderate growth for the second month in a row after its sluggish performance at the outset of 2013. Smaller gains in May were reported for housing and nonbuilding construction (public works and electric utilities).

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Writing Skills: No Job Is Exempt

Learning To Write Is A Process That Involves Reading And Talking About What You Read, Recognizing Good Writing And Imitating It.

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