January 3, 2017: The Kentucky Crushed Stone Association is hosting the annual Safety and Educational Seminar on Wednesday, March 1 and Thursday, March 2, 2017 at the Louisville Marriott East in Louisville, Kentucky. This year’s event will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1 with safety presentations. Following the safety presentations, we invite you to join our associate members for an opening reception in the trade show area located just outside the meeting room. Click here to register for the conference.
Washington D.C, (Jan. 26, 2017) - President Trump signed an executive order that is designed to speed up environmental reviews and fast-track critical infrastructure projects. “We intend to fix our country, our bridges, our roadways,” he said at a press event. “We can’t be in an environmental process for 15 years if a bridge is going to be falling down or if a highway is crumbling. So we’re expediting environmental reviews and approvals.” Click here to read the article.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 9, 2017) - Gov. Matt Bevin has signed into law seven historic bills sent to his desk by the Kentucky General Assembly, following a record-setting first week of work in Frankfort. The legislation includes transformative measures protecting the lives of unborn children, positioning the Commonwealth for economic growth, strengthening the University of Louisville’s governing structure and establishing a new era of transparency for public servants. Click here to read the article.
January 10, 2017: Van Jeffery Clayton, better known as Jeff, a resident of Menifee County, (Frenchburg, Kentucky), was awarded the prestigious 40 year Miner award at the 2016 Southeast Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Conference on November 2nd in Birmingham, Alabama. Click here to read the article.
Hinkle's Bourbon Limstone Featured in Pit & Quarry
January 3, 2017 - Watch as a Caterpillar 988 loader works in tandem with a John Deere 410E articulated dump truck at the company's underground operation in Paris, Kentucky.:
October 13, 2016 - The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) released data that reveals fiscal year 2016 was the safest year in mining history. According to MSHA, from Oct. 1, 2015 to Sept. 30, 2016, a record low of 24 deaths occurred at more than 13,000 mines nationwide, the lowest total since 24 deaths in fiscal year 2013. Click here for full article.