CEMEX Continues Fight for Soloedad Canyon Project The decades-long battle over a CEMEX aggregates operation in the Santa Clarita Valley in California is far from over, even though the company’s second 10-year mining contract officially expired on July 31. CEMEX requested a one-year extension of the mining contract at Soloedad Canyon, a request that was denied by the Bureau of…

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Van Tongeren GIC a Hit for Luck Stone

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Score one for water conservation. Luck Stone recently upgraded the classification system at its Goose Creek Plant in Leesburg, Va., to a breakthrough dry process system that eliminates the need for water. Called a Gravitational Inertial Classifier (GIC), this system uses only ambient air and gravity to remove fine particles under 75 µm from clean, crushed stone, saving upwards of…

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TOP NEWS Martin Marietta’s Record Results Martin Marietta Materials Inc. reported record results for the third quarter ended Sept. 30. The company is reporting total revenues of just over $1.2 billion versus just under $1.1 billion for the year-ago period. Luck Stone Expands in Southeast Luck Stone, the crushed stone and aggregates division of Luck Companies, has significantly broadened its footprint into…

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Luck Stone Opens New Distribution Yard in Virginia


Luck Stone, the construction aggregate division of Richmond-based Luck Companies, has opened a new 55-acre distribution yard in the South Hampton Roads region of Virginia. The Greenwood Yard will stock a full-range of VDOT-approved construction aggregates products that can be used in numerous applications.

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