Tag: Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association

Some aggregate industry leaders see a potential end to the journey of securing adequate infrastructure funding. Photo iStock.com/undefined

Coming together on our crumbling infrastructure

May 24, 2019By

The long road to secure adequate funding for our nation’s roads and bridges stretches on, but some industry leaders see a potential end in sight.

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Neighborhood quarries are everywhere, providing for communities that may not fully understand the value of having an aggregate site in their backyard. Photo courtesy of Lehigh Hanson.

Is the local quarry endangered?

May 22, 2019By

How forward-thinking producers are overcoming the digital mob to keep neighborhood sites alive.

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OAIMA project to celebrate freedom

May 16, 2019By

The Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association’s (OAIMA) Freedom Plaza will be dedicated to honor America and those who served it.

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A Caterpillar 777D haul truck operator traverses a pit at Hanson Aggregates’ Bridgeport Plant in Chico, Texas. The plant, in operation since 1956, utilizes a series of 777Ds and other Cat equipment in the pit. Photo courtesy of Lehigh Hanson

Quarry Faces: March 2019

April 1, 2019By

A look around the aggregate industry.

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Pit & Quarry Managing Editor Zach Mentz, left, with Paul Manning of Omya at Cemex’s Balcones Quarry in New Braunfels, Texas. The visit to Balcones Quarry was part of Quarry Academy, co-hosted in late 2018 by Dyno Nobel and Sandvik Mining & Rock Technology. Manning is a geologist for Sylacauga, Alabama-based Omya.

Quarry Faces: January 2019

February 4, 2019By

Snapshots from around the aggregate industry.

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MSHA's Ed Elliott addresses the 2018 OAIMA Annual Meeting & Trade Show in Columbus, Ohio.

MSHA’s 2019 priorities

November 19, 2018By

Ed Elliott, a senior advisor to the assistant secretary at the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA), outlined areas of focus at an industry meeting.

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The Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association celebrated its centennial in 2018. Photo: Kevin Yanik

Safety, zoning challenges addressed at OAIMA meeting

November 16, 2018By

The Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association (OAIMA) hosted its Annual Meeting & Trade Show, drawing hundreds of attendees to Columbus, Ohio, for a centennial celebration, education and more.

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P&Q Profile: Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association’s Pat Jacomet

May 11, 2018By

An interview with executive director of the Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association.

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