PERMITTING – MARCH 2021

Virginia Sand and Gravel Operation Faces OppositionMore than 800 opponents signed a petition to voice their concerns about a proposed South Shore Sand and Gravel mine near Pikes Lake in Iron River, Wis. The town board voted 5-0 to deny President Ralph Frostman’s permit for the operation, but the fight isn’t over. The matter is to be taken up by…

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PERMITTING – DECEMBER 2020

Colorado Quarry Would Produce Material for LandfillThe Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Royal Gorge Field Office is considering a proposal to mine unconsolidated clay, sand and gravel material approximately 10 miles north of Salida, Colo., just east of the Chaffee County landfill, according to the Ark Valley Voice. Chaffee County is proposing to develop 40 acres of BLM-managed lands. “This…

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NSSGA Presents James M. Christie Safety Award to Robin Markussen

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) named Robin Markussen, director of Occupational Health & Systems at Lehigh Hanson, as the winner of the 2020 James M. Christie Safety & Health Professional of the Year. Markussen has been a valued member of the NSSGA Safety and Health Committee and the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC).

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NSSGA Presents James M. Christie Safety Award to Robin Markussen

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) named Robin Markussen, director of Occupational Health & Systems at Lehigh Hanson, as the winner of the 2020 James M. Christie Safety & Health Professional of the Year. Markussen has been a valued member of the NSSGA Safety and Health Committee and the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC).

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FIRST LOOK – MAY 2020

TOP NEWS Teichert Buys Eagle Materials Assets Eagle Materials Inc. announced that the company has sold its Western Aggregates and Mathews Readymix operations for $93.5 million to Teichert, a California-based construction company.  Lehigh Hanson Initiates Layoffs Lehigh Cement Co. LLC announced that most of its cement-making work at its Glens Falls, N.Y., plant and Moreau, N.Y., quarry would cease due…

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Educated Investment

Sept. 10, 2019 – Lehigh Hanson Inc. announced that its Hanson Aggregates subsidiary in Columbia, S.C., will donate up to $500,000 to Columbia International University (CIU) in support of the university’s revitalization efforts along Monticello Road, the corridor to the CIU campus. The company, which has operations near Monticello Road, presented an initial donation of $100,000 to the university Aug. 20, according to…

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