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level. Because aggregates are consumed by housing and construction
projects within 50 miles of the quarry
that produced them, these products
literally shape their communities. In
Connecticut, the state's 486 quarry
jobs translate into 2,267 statewide
jobs. Texas, the state with the largest
quarry work force, has 11,506 statewide jobs resulting from its 4,257
quarry jobs.
Ford said that the Phoenix Center
study stands in contrast to a housing
estimate study from the University

of Auburn. The economist who
authored the study measured house
values up to five miles away from a
quarry and inferred that quarries
negatively affect those values. "It's
utter garbage," Ford said. "When you
are looking for land for a quarry, do
you look at Beverly Hills? No. You
look for inexpensive land where
there aren't many people. When
you find that, you find inexpensive homes... but you're purposefully
not locating where housing prices
are high!"

We make it.
We don't
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Ford pointed out the long-term
impacts of a quarry on communities.
"Many times, people use these surveys to show an immediate benefit.
But some quarries are family-owned
and operated for generations at a
time," Ford said. "In Birmingham, a
quarry started operating in 1884 and
has plenty of rock left. So, this study
really shows the long-term benefits
that quarries provide as far as jobs,
income and business for a county and
neighboring areas."
Also, the survey highlights that the
benefits of a quarry do not end when
a company finishes quarrying operations. "As a scuba diver, I know most
people learn to dive in a rock quarry
if you're not near an ocean. You have
a Six Flags in a former rock quarry.
Golf courses are in former quarries,
heck the U.S. Open was recently
played at one," Ford said. "These are
permanent benefits."
Read the full report at http://
www.phoenix-center.org/
scorecards/AggregatesIndustry2017
ScorecardFinal.pdf
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NSSGA to Congress: Over-regulation is Crushing the Aggregates Industry
Dolese Bros. Co. Celebrates 115 Years
One Quarry Job Creates Five Others
CONEXPO-Con/Agg
Viva Las Vegas: Annual Convention Highlights
Rockpac Shatters Records
America Gets a D+
Students Designing Future Operations
Rip & Share
Service & Supply Guide
Index of Advertisers
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - Intro
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - cover1
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Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - NSSGA to Congress: Over-regulation is Crushing the Aggregates Industry
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - Dolese Bros. Co. Celebrates 115 Years
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Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - One Quarry Job Creates Five Others
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Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - CONEXPO-Con/Agg
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Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - 21
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - Viva Las Vegas: Annual Convention Highlights
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - 23
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - 24
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - 25
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Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - 28
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - Rockpac Shatters Records
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Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - 31
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Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - 38
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - America Gets a D+
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - 40
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - Students Designing Future Operations
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - 42
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - Rip & Share
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - 44
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - 45
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - Service & Supply Guide
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - 47
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - 48
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - 49
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - 50
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Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - 55
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - Index of Advertisers
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - 57
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - 58
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - May/June 2017 - cover3
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