Soil Connect to Establish Digital Storefronts 

Soil Connect announced that it is rolling out a QuickStart program to partner with local construction material suppliers in the Indianapolis area – including quarries, concrete recycling facilities, landscape material suppliers, asphalt and concrete plants, and sand and gravel locations.   These digital storefronts provide local material suppliers with a means to sell their products directly to the platform’s growing…

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Peckham Industries Organizes Student Tours

Peckham Industries recently partnered with several local schools in order to inform local students about available career opportunities and to teach them more about the construction industry.  The Dailey Precast team organized several tours with Southwest Tech’s Building Trades program throughout the month of April. Junior and senior high school students from Bennington County, Vt., were able to come on-site…

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Moratorium on Ontario Gravel Quarries?

Feb. 2, 2022 – A new coalition is calling for a moratorium on all new gravel quarries in Ontario. Organizers of the Reform Gravel Mining Coalition say the industry has enough sites to meet demand, and further expansion of quarries damages ecosystems and threatens endangered species. Graham Flint, co-chair of the group, said the coalition formed after decades of “chronic” quarry…

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Great Lakes Shipments Rise

Dec. 16, 2021 – There is a lot of activity right now on those five big puddles of water. Shipments of limestone on the Great Lakes totaled 3.3 million tons in November, an increase of 16.8% compared to a year ago. Limestone cargos were 18.4% above the month’s five-year average. Loadings from U.S. quarries increased 19.1% from 2020 to 2.7 million tons. Shipments from Canadian quarries totaled 625,608 tons, an increase of 7.6%. Year-to-date the…

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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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