Pennsylvania Quarry Seeks to Expand
Created: Monday, 05 December 2011 16:11
Published: Monday, 05 December 2011 16:11
A quarry owner's expansion plans in Kingston Township, Pa., has some neighbors worried about the environment and truck traffic, according to The Citizen’s Voice. Buck Mountain Quarry owner John Brdaric applied to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to expand operations from 41.7 acres to 86.5 acres and increase mining depth from 160 ft. to 260 ft. The mine averages 50,000 to 150,000 tpy of stone.
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Canadian Quarry Looking to Grow Big
Created: Monday, 05 December 2011 16:10
Published: Monday, 05 December 2011 16:10
An Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada, construction company is seeking government approval to expand its Georgeville quarry by 15 times its current size and run 24 hours a day, according to the Canadian Broadcast Co. Alva Construction Ltd. wants to produce 450,000 tpy at its quarry along the Northumberland Strait or even more if it wins a big contract.
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