gravel mine

gravel mine

[′grav·əl ‚mīn]
(mining engineering)
A mine extracting gold from sand or gravel. Also known as placer mine.
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The Algonquin Sand & Gravel mine achieved a Community Relations award for efforts undertaken by the company and its employees to demonstrate corporate citizenship and support community groups near this site.
Before the trial court, the Woolford Appraiser testified that he either appraised or participated in the review of four properties involving sand and gravel mines. He had appraised a tract involving a proposed plant on 40 acres with 180 acres of residential land tied to it which afforded him a first opportunity "to get up to speed on that market." Another appraisal involved condemning 40 acres adjacent to an operating pit where the sand and gravel mine did not represent the highest and best use for the property.
Caroline, Md., supervisors voted to deny a special exception permit to operate a sand and gravel mine along U.S.
A federal jury has awarded $100 million to the operators of a gravel mine after finding that Sacramento County, California, officials used legal and regulatory measures to put them out of business to benefit a rival company.
The former Wildish gravel mine and 200 surrounding acres, which Lane County once considered using as a landfill, now is formally known as the "Turtle Flats Confluence Restoration." For the first time this winter, the river should reach all its ponds.
It sells its logs to lumber mills and other wood fibre processors in the US and to export intermediaries; engages in commercial thinning operations; and leases ground for cellular communication towers, as well as gravel mine and quarry operations.
Dug out of an old gravel mine, the stunning course has uneven tee boxes, wide-open fairways, the deepest bunker - 10 feet - in US Open history on the 18th fairway, and only one tree.
She makes her home in the small village of Galisteo, New Mexico, just west of a gravel mine.
It's been in the works since the 1980s on land that includes an abandoned gravel mine south of Odenton.
Kingston: Torromeo Industries, owner of a gravel mine and concrete plant that was accused of illegally filling in more than 12 acres of wetlands in Kingston, has reached settlements with the state and federal government.
Across Trout Run the very edge of the gravel mine looms under the fallen leaves.