Rhode Island Quarry Seeks Expansion

Frequent blasting, loud industrial trucks and plenty of distrust were just some of the comments shared by residents during a recent Zoning Board of Review meeting about the proposed expansion of a quarry on Alton Carolina Road in Charlestown, R.I. During the special meeting, the Zoning Board of Review took public comment that included numerous complaints about the Route 91…

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Titan America’s Pennsuco Quarry Wins Sentinel of Safety Award

Titan America’s Pennsuco Quarry, located in Medley, Fla., has been awarded the National Mining Association’s (NMA) Sentinel of Safety Award in the Large Quarry Group. A total of 393,825 man-hours were logged without a lost time incident at the quarry. This is the seventh win for Pennsuco Quarry.

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Considering Manufactured Sand

All Over The World There Are Signs That Sand Shortages Will Be a Reality. Is It Time To Get Serious About Manufactured Sand? By John Googins This is the third in a three-part series on manufactured sand. This article focuses on product gradation. – Ed. Since you all have different material sources, sand, gravel, quarry, limestone, granite, quartzite, basalt, etc.,…

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Peckham Materials’ Pleasant Valley Plant Resumes Annual Open House

Peckham Materials’ (a subsidiary of Peckham Industries Inc.) Pleasant Valley plant hosted its first open house and food drive since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Between 175 and 200 Pleasant Valley residents and community members came out on the sunny July day to enjoy the festivities and learn about the day-to-day operations that take place at the plant.  

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Rhode Island Quarry Resolves Allegations

Both the current and former owner of a quarry property on White Rock Road in Westerley, R.I., have agreed to terms intended to resolve allegations by a state agency of wetlands regulation violations, according to the Westerly Sun. Cherenzia Excavation Inc. of Westerly and Strategic Commercial Realty Inc., an offshoot of Rawson Materials of Putnam, Conn., signed the consent agreement…

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O&G Hosts Students at Quarry

July 27, 2021 – O&G Industries recently hosted high school students from Meriden Public Schools at its Southbury Quarry in Southbury, Conn. The onsite visit and tour, which included students from Maloney High School and Platt High School, is a part of the Meriden Public School’s career outreach program. Fifty students visited the quarry over a two-day span to learn about…

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