Tag: reclamation


Mid-States earns national conservation award

November 21, 2022By

Mid-States Materials, a Kansas aggregate producer, was recognized nationally for its sustainable mining practices and protecting the environment.

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Mid-States recognized for reclamation project

March 16, 2022By

Mid-States Materials earned the Governor’s Mined Land Reclamation Award for returning a former Kansas quarry into an agricultural asset.

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Logo: Hanson Aggregates

Hanson Aggregates donates reclaimed mine property

October 30, 2018By

A South Carolina site donated about 200 acres of reclaimed wildlife mine property to a wildlife rescue organization.

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New wetlands created in Southern Ontario

September 26, 2017By

The Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association has released a study on the creation of wetland features at former aggregate pits and quarries within the Greenbelt, Oak Ridges Moraine and Niagara Escarpment Plan Areas of Canada.

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Photos courtesy of LafargeHolcim

Aggregate Industries reclamation project underway

September 22, 2017By

Reclamation is underway at Aggregate Industries’ Saugus Quarry, and the quarry is expected to be claimed in the next 15 years.

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Aggregate Industries' Saugus quarry will be reclaimed in the next 15 years. Photo courtesy of LafargeHolcim

Reclamation underway at Aggregate Industries’ Saugus Quarry

July 12, 2017By

Aggregate Industries plans to start reclamation at a quarry in Massachusetts. The project has taught the company the importance of listening and collaborating.

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Racing at ‘Rock to Road’

March 17, 2017By

In Sweden, Volvo Construction Equipment and one of its dealers converted a quarry into an automobile-racing arena for the 2017 World Rally Championship (WRC).

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Mined land reclamation award established in Illinois

July 6, 2016By

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources’ Office of Mines and Minerals established an annual Mined Land Reclamation Award program.

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Recognizing the rewards of reclamation

March 30, 2016By

Quarry reclamation projects sometimes take years or even decades to complete, but the rewards of following through with […]

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