Former Geneva Rock Quarry to Become Innovative Development

A former Geneva Rock gravel pit in Lehi, Utah, will become a Transit Oriented Development (TOD) mixed-use project. The site will feature 300 luxury apartments, 100 townhome units, connection to a future proposed Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system between Utah and Salt Lake counties, and pedestrian and bicycle paths with easy access to nearby trail systems. The project will be…

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A Reclamation Project

June 23, 2021 – Trap Rock Industries is scheduled to cease quarrying activities in 2023 at its 166-acre Moores Station Quarry property, located along the east side of Route 29 near Titusville, N.J. After its lease expires, Mercer County will assume responsibility for the abandoned quarry. The county said that this scenario creates a unique opportunity to transform this property into recreational…

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Innovative Quarry Operation Proposed in Colorado

A proposal to develop an environmentally focused sand and gravel supply operation in Dotsero, Colo., is the first step to bringing a long-contemplated vision of rural residential homes and first-ever commercial services to an expanding community at the eastern mouth of Glenwood Canyon and on the north side of Interstate 70, according to developers.

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Northern Ontario Aggregates Operations Seek to Enhance Biodiversity

The Ontario Aggregate Resources Corp. (TOARC), through the Management of Abandoned Aggregate Properties (MAAP) program, focuses on two important Aggregate Resources Trust purposes: the rehabilitation of legacy pits and quarries, and research relating to aggregate resource management, including rehabilitation. 

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Lehigh Hanson Donates Reclaimed Mine to Carolina Waterfowl Rescue

Lehigh Hanson Inc. announced that its Hanson Aggregates Marlboro Sand & Gravel site in Bennettsville, S.C., has donated approximately 200 acres of reclaimed mining property to Carolina Waterfowl Rescue (CWR), a non-profit wildlife rescue organization that provides sanctuary, rescue and rehabilitation for wildlife, farmed and exotic animals. 

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