HeidelbergCement Opens Quarries for Unique Biodiversity Competition

HeidelbergCement launched the fifth edition of its Quarry Life Award, its nature-based competition involving more than 20 countries worldwide. Researchers, students, local communities, NGOs and nature lovers from around the world can pitch their ideas for sustainable quarry management, with prizes totaling more than $30,000 for the most innovative projects. 

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Pioneer Adds Four Quarries to Its Operational Footprint

Pioneer Landscape Centers, which has been serving residential and commercial customers in the western United States since 1968, added four new quarries to its operations, allowing the company to increase production and enter into a new product sector supporting a range of large industrial customers in the concrete, asphalt and road base markets.

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2018 U.S. Aggregates Production

March 5, 2019 – You heard it here first. Preliminary 2018 total aggregates production numbers have been published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The numbers were revealed in its just-released 2019 Mineral Commodity Summaries publication. In 2018, 1.40 billion tons of crushed stone valued at more than $16.6 billion was produced by an estimated 1,465 companies operating 3,710 quarries and 176 sales…

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