Hanson Quarry Key to Chicagoland Flood Control

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) has reached an agreement that will allow space for an additional 4.5 billion gal. of storage capacity for combined sewage and stormwater, reducing flooding in the south suburbs. The MWRD was granted an extension to its easement with Hanson Material Service Corp., which is mining the quarry. The $750,000 annual investment will allow…

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Permitting – September 2015

Cemex Granted Permit Approval in Ohio The Fairborn, Ohio, city council overruled an earlier city planning board decision and granted Cemex rezoning of two Xenia Twp., Ohio, parcels. The decision allows the company to use the land located 250 feet from residential properties on West Enon and West Hyde Roads as quarries. Mining operations are estimated to begin in 2019.…

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Universal Flow Monitors’ Variable Area Flowmeters Upgraded

Universal Flow Monitors Inc. now offers a HART protocol option on all of its variable area and piston style flowmeters designed to perform in challenging lubrication environments. These meters are optimized for specific lubrication fluids. There is an additional option of a mechanical switch to back up the transmitted signal. HART is a digital communication signal superimposed on top of…

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