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Utah Quarry Granted Permit

The Summit County, Utah, Council denied an appeal on a Rockport Rocks quarry approval, according to The Park Record.

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Vulcan Will Mine Azusa

Vulcan Materials will begin mining the west side of Azusa Rock in the foothills of the San Gabriel Valley, Calif., which is expected to generate millions of dollars for the city of Azusa, Calif., the Los Angeles Times reported.

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Martin Marietta Clears First Hurdle

According to the Daily News, Martin Marietta Materials is seeking zoning permission to build a 1,800-acre limestone mine on N.C. 50 near Haws Run Road in Jacksonville, N.C. The Onslow County Board of Adjustment has determined a quarry would be harmonious with the surrounding area with a provision that the quarry faces remain more than 2,000 ft. from nearby hog farm lagoons.

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Quarry Permit Moves Forward for Martin Marietta

The state has okayed one hurdle for a proposed Martin Marietta rock quarry in Beaufort County, N.C., despite concern from local residents about possible pollution.

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Concrete Firm Seeking to Mine Reserves

According to Maine’s Kennebec Journal, a concrete plant is seeking a zoning change so it can blast and extract rock, a prospect which has many neighbors up in arms.

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