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Quarry Challenge Date Set for 2018!

This was the 2017 Quarry Challenge 5K Walk-Run held at the Sylvania Minerals Quarry. This fundraiser supports the Friends of the South Rockwood Library for community education and events. Please join us for the 2018 Quarry Challenge Event on September 23, 2018! For more information please visit http://www.quarrychallenge.com  

Leaders discuss Michigan’s ‘buried treasures’ as key to high-tech future

Contact: Ed Golder (Michigan Department of Natural Resources), 517-284-5815 Agency: Natural Resources Feb. 13, 2018 FIRST-EVER CONFERENCE SPOTLIGHTS NATURAL RESOURCE-BASED INDUSTRIES’ ROLE IN STATE’S ECONOMY, COMMUNITIES AND JOB GROWTH State policy leaders and industry and academic experts today dug deep into the importance and potential of Michigan’s abundant underground resources in building Michigan’s economic future. Hundreds of companies…

Construction of New Settling Pond Nearly Finished

A new settling pond is currently being constructed at Sylvania Minerals to store fines as part of the mineral washing process. Dan’s Excavating is the contractor on the project and is ahead of schedule.

Stony Island – E.C. Korneffel Project Nearly Complete!

The E.C. Kornefeel – Stony Island Restoration Project near Grosse Ile, MI is nearly complete. To learn more about this project, click here.

Sylvania Minerals Hosts Quarry Challenge 5K Walk/Run

Jennifer Yerrick, Quarry Challenge participant wrote, “Amazing place, friendly volunteers, extremely well organized, and AWESOME signs for encouragement!! Will be doing it again next year!!” Jim O’Callahan, participant and volunteer said, “Great event, far exceeded expectations! I would definitely do again.” “By far the most unique, most organized and most fun run / walk yet!…

2017 MDOT/MAA Bus Tour

On October 2, 2017, MAA member, Carmeuse Lime & Stone, hosted the 2017 Annual MDOT/MAA bus tour at their Calcite Operation in Rogers City. With over 45 representatives from MDOT and the Michigan Aggregates Association in attendance, Carmeuse Lime & Stone provided an overview about the many processes that are implemented to ensure limestone meets…

Sylvania Minerals Hosts Solid Rock Church Group Tour

On Saturday, September 16, 2017, Sylvania Minerals hosted the Solid Rock Church group at our South Rockwood quarry. Most of the group was made up of children who will be in Sunday School, where Kathy Bouren will be teaching a lesson on “Mining the World”.

Recycled Aggregates Proudly Supports the Highland Park Police K9 Unit

Tom Downs, Operations Manager, Recycled Aggregates invited Highland Park Police K-9 Officer, Christopher Zuellig and K-9 “Trexx” to demonstrate the K-9’s unique ability to locate hidden narcotics at Recycled Aggregates Highland Park location. Trexx is a 2 year old Dutch Shepherd that specializes in narcotics detection, tracking and patrol. Recycled Aggregates is proud to support the…

Recycled Aggregate’s New Portable Crushing Plant Featured

TCI Manufacturing featured Recycled Aggregate’s new custom crushing and screening plant on their website highlighting it’s features and components. A great partnership between HiPoint Aggregate Equipment, TCI Manufacturing, and Recycled Aggregates lead to a functional, efficient, and rugged portable plant design.