Permitting Update: Wyoming

County Commissioners voted to approve a gravel pit operation at the intersection of Highway 339 and Highway 338 in Sheridan, off of Decker Road. Mullinax Sand and Gravel has a three year lease on the land, where they are permitted to develop a 15-acre mining site. The more rural area in which the Sheridan gravel pit is similar to the…

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Vulcan’s Stafford Quarry Hosts Rock’n PD Quarry Tour

Nearly 20 Virginia science teachers joined a Rock’n PD Quarry tour at Vulcan’s Stafford Plant on June 7. The tour was organized directly with the Region 3 School District, according to the Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance (VTCA). The teachers were given a presentation that explained the construction aggregate industry, the importance of the industry, and how our products are utilized. The…

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Permitting: Virginia

D.M. Conner Sand & Gravel Company, a Stuarts Draft producer of hard rock concrete sand, was granted an Augusta County special use permit Wednesday to mine an additional 35 acres of property the family business owns on Oak Lane. Co-owner and operations manager Benny Conner said that without the special use permit, the 66-year-old company might have ceased business by…

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Permitting Update: Pennsylvania

Despite another legal setback, Gibraltar Rock’s 23-year effort to establish a rock quarry in the township continues, according to its longtime lawyer. Last month, the legal efforts by the township and a citizens group to stop the quarry won an important victory when the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court re-affirmed the rescinding of a crucial mining permit needed for quarrying to begin.…

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CalPortland Signs Patent License Agreement With Solidia

Taiheiyo Cement Corp. announced that its subsidiary, CalPortland Company (CPC) has signed a license agreement with Solidia Technologies Inc., a Texas-based company specializing in low-carbon cement and concrete, regarding patents focused on reducing CO2 emissions.  Taiheiyo Cement Group implemented its “Carbon Neutral Strategy 2050” with the aim of achieving carbon neutrality throughout the entire supply chain by 2050. To achieve this…

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Heidelberg Materials Acquires Aaron Materials

Heidelberg Materials North America announced that it has acquired all assets of Aaron Materials, an established concrete recycler and materials producer in the Corpus Christi, Texas, area. The operations include concrete crushing, stabilized materials and a volumetric concrete business. “The acquisition of Aaron Materials further strengthens our existing materials footprint in Texas and accelerates our focus on recycled concrete and…

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