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Community Flocks To Stoneco Maumee As The Quarry Hosts Its First Open House Since 2019. By Therese Dunphy In late August, Stoneco’s Maumee Quarry threw open its doors, hosting a successful open house enjoyed by community members and a candidate for the district’s U.S. House of Representatives seat. Mia Trevino, a sales intern for the company, took the lead in…

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Public Asked to Comment on California Quarry Proposal

A draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) has been prepared for a proposed 403-acre mining operation by Sargent Ranch Partners LLC on approximately 403-acres in Santa Clara County, Calif. The public comment period opens on July 25  and closes on Sept. 26. “Your comments regarding the significant environmental effects of this project and the adequacy of the Draft EIR are welcome. Written…

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PACA Hosts Tour of Springfield Pike Quarry

The Pennsylvania Aggregates and Concrete Association (PACA) hosted a meeting and a tour of the Springfield Pike Quarry with leaders in government, industry and higher education. PACA member Lehigh Hanson and its parent company, HeidelbergCement Group, hosted the event to highlight the safety protocols in the Springfield Pike Quarry, which was honored with the Sentinel award in 2019 by the…

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HITACHI ZW370-6 BUILT FOR THE QUARRY

With an operating weight of 73,789 lb (33,470 kg) and a bucket capacity of 7.3 yd3 (5.6m3), the Hitachi ZW370-6 wheel loader is a nimble machine, capable of feeding crushers or screeners, stockpiling, loading and handling a variety of other tasks in the quarry. Designed to handle heavy rock material, the ZW370-6 offers a breakout force of 51,931 lbf (231…

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Bureau of Land Management Approves Simon Quarry Expansion

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has approved the expansion of Simon Quarry, an existing sand and gravel quarry on public land near Indio, Calif., in Riverside County. The decision authorizes Simon Concrete & Aggregate LLC, owned and operated by Superior Ready Mix Inc., to utilize an additional 132 acres of public land to provide the greater Coachella Valley area with construction…

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In Our May Issue

May 23, 2022 – In the May issue of Rock Products, Toni Allen said – in the feature “Reshaping the Future” – that without technology, there’s no mining. Ever since the most primitive forms of rock extraction with sticks and picks, innovative tools have continuously reshaped the way we gather and produce minerals and metals. As with any industry that focuses on natural…

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Mexico Halts Vulcan Operation

Vulcan Materials Co. provided an update with respect to its Mexican SAC TUN operations. The company confirmed that the Mexican government has suspended the three-year customs permit granted in March 2022 to the Mexican subsidiary of the company and has begun a proceeding that could result in the revocation of that permit. A decision to maintain or revoke the permit…

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Rock for Utah: The I-80 South Quarry

Feb. 9, 2022 – This just in from the “community outreach is critical” department: Granite Construction and Tree Farm LLC are partnering to develop the I-80 South Quarry in Parleys Canyon, Utah. A website detailing the project is available to view, and hopefully it will create a positive perception of the project, allowing it to ultimately move forward. In the past decade, Utah’s…

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