Tag: permitting

Logo: Knife River Corp.

Knife River to open quarry in Texas

November 7, 2019By

The 570-acre property, known as the Honey Creek Quarry, is northwest of Austin in Burnet County, Texas.

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Aggregate producers feel the pressure from the community as they pursue permits or business opportunities. Photo by Joe McCarthy.

Combating the digital mob on permitting, zoning

May 15, 2019By

P&Q’s Kevin Yanik explores the challenges aggregate producers face when it comes to engaging the public on these key industry issues.

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Mining at Memphis Stone & Gravel’s Sawyer Property in DeSoto County, Mississippi, was completed within the last several years. Photo: Kevin Yanik

Making a case for a mine permit

November 23, 2018By

Memphis Stone & Gravel’s Alan Parks details the growing difficulties producers face to obtain necessary permits while offering some practical strategies that can position others for success.

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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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Uncertainty surrounds Trump’s infrastructure plan

April 5, 2018By

Top White House infrastructure advisor DJ Gribbin is leaving the Trump administration, begging the question of whether the president’s plan can pass this year.

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California threatens to close Cemex coastal sand operation

May 16, 2017By

The state of California is ordering Cemex to obtain permits and pay state royalties for its Monterey County sand operation – or be shut down.

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Vermeer showcases products to aggregates market

May 10, 2016By

Vermeer Corp. invited aggregate producers and its equipment dealers from around the world to central Texas for a […]

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The permitting process: Part 2

May 8, 2015By

This two-part series educates producers on avoiding pitfalls and adopting best practices in pursuit of obtaining a permit. […]

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