Commanders Seek Chantilly Crushed Stone Site

June 16, 2021 – Negotiations between the Washington Commanders football team and economic leaders in Loudoun County, Va., are continuing despite the failure of a stadium financing package that would have given owner Dan Snyder hundreds of millions of dollars to help pay for the stadium, according to WUSA9 news. But if the Commanders want to build its new stadium in…

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Reports From California, North Carolina

A mining and reclamation project was approved by Yolo County, Calif., supervisors following a lengthy presentation, deliberation and public comment session, according to the Daily Democrat. The Teichert Shifler Mining and Reclamation project involves an application to establish a new mining operation to extract sand and gravel aggregate along lower Cache Creek. Referred to as the Teichert Shifler operation, the…

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OK Industries Gets the Okay in Canada

The Highlands District Community Association is taking a different legal tack in its battle to halt operations of the OK Industries rock quarry off Millstream Road, according to a report in the Oak Bay News. The association’s board unanimously passed a motion to petition the Supreme Court of Canada on whether British Columbia officials should consider climate change more readily…

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New Frontier Materials Buys Fred Weber Quarry, Asphalt Assets

New Frontier Materials, a company formed last year to acquire companies in the construction materials industry, has purchased Fred Weber’s asphalt and rock quarry assets, giving the new firm more than 20 asphalt and quarry sites.  Sherrod B. (Mike) Clarke is CEO of New Frontier, which lists a New York office in business filings and is backed by a private…

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Permitting – JULY 2016

Quarry Dodges Permit Revocation A Dane County, Wis., committee voted not to revoke a permit for a quarry that some believe is causing damage to nearby properties in the town of Deerfield, Wis. The county’s zoning and land regulation committee voted 3-2 against the revocation of a conditional use permit for Oak Park Quarry after postponing a vote several times…

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Permitting – September 2014

Illinois Quarry in QuestionTwo months after Robbins, Ill., trustees essentially voided a contract with a developer planning a limestone quarry and mine in the village, residents say they’re uncertain where those plans now stand. A trustee said no new talks have been held with ALM Resources since the village board’s vote in late June, according to the Southtown Star. That…

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