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  • Limestone, Shell, Dolomite Florida Department of

    2021-12-19 · The Mining and Mitigation Program administers reclamation, environmental resource/stormwater management, and federally-delegated dredge and fill (State 404) permit programs for mining operations in Florida, including

  • Mine Safety Florida Department of Environmental

    2021-12-9 · The Florida Mine Safety Program is operated by the Florida Public Safety Institute at Tallahassee Community College. It provides federally-mandated MSHA safety and health training throughout the state, as requested by mine operators and mining contractors. To schedule training, or for more information, please contact Karen Miller at 850-201-7689 or

  • Mining FAQs Florida Department of Environmental

    2021-12-14 · What is a mine? Chapter 378.403(10), Florida Statutes (F.S.), defines a mine as “an area of land upon which mining operations have been conducted, are being conducted, or are planned to be conducted, as the term is commonly used in the trade.” Pursuant to Chapter 378.403(12), F.S., mining operations include “any activity, other than prospecting, necessary

  • Facts About The Florida and Miami-Dade Limestone

    (Sources: Florida Limerock & Aggregate Institute, the South Florida Mining Industry, and White Rock Quarries. Updated June 2006.) Florida ranks third in the nation in the production and use of aggregate products, consuming about 153 million tons per year. About 60 million tons of that comes from the Lake Belt region in western Miami-Dade County.

  • Florida shuttdown of limestone mining may affect

    2007-10-3 · This recent ruling calls for the stoppage in roughly 35 percent of the Lake Belt mining acres. Using those figures, a 35 percent reduction will cost

  • The Retsof Salt Mine Collapse Sinkholes, West-Central

    2001-7-9 · Florida. In the Genesee Valley the catastrophic collapse and eventual flooding of an underground salt mine threatened the water re-sources and economic future of a rural New York community. In west-central Florida, where sinkholes naturally dot the landscape, new sinkholes related to land and water-resources development

  • ROCK PITS MINE CONCERN ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS

    1991-9-22 · Piled in Joe Robbie Stadium, the limestone would form a column nearly 3,500 feet high. The two counties produced 40 percent of the 74.4 million tons of lime rock dug out of Florida quarries last year.

  • Simulations of Impacts of Sand and Rock Mining on

    2010-8-1 · Mining sand and rock in low-lying, coastal plain areas forms large, often deep, lakes that can adversely affect local water resources and sensitive environments, particularly wetlands. Ground water flow modeling at a planned mine site in South Florida was used to assess the general hydrologic processes by which such lakes can impact local near-surface ground water

  • Environmental Hazards of Limestone Mining Education

    Environmental Hazards of Limestone Mining. Limestone deposits exist throughout the world. These alkaline, sedimentary rocks were laid down mostly as deposits on the beds of ancient seas. A valuable natural resource, limestone has many uses

  • Mosaic phosphate mining company wants more land in

    2017-1-21 · Louella Phillips of Mulberry, Florida, will never forget the day in September when she found her 8-year-old daughter sitting in a bathtub full of

  • The Science of Limestone Operations MDLPA

    Miami-Dade Limestone Products Association, Inc. Highly trained experts oversee the mining process from start to finish. Our blasts stay consistently below state limits, which are 62 percent stricter than the national levels established by the

  • Facts About The Florida and Miami-Dade Limestone

    (Sources: Florida Limerock & Aggregate Institute, the South Florida Mining Industry, and White Rock Quarries. Updated June 2006.) Florida ranks third in the nation in the production and use of aggregate products, consuming about 153 million tons per year. About 60 million tons of that comes from the Lake Belt region in western Miami-Dade County.

  • February 13, 2002 Mine Safety and Health Administration

    2019-9-5 · MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION REPORT OF INVESTIGATION Surface Nonmetal Mine (Limestone) Fatal Machinery Accident February 13, 2002 FEC Quarry Rinker Materials of Florida, Incorporated Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida Mine I.D. No. 08-00519 Accident Investigators Joel B. Richardson Mine Safety and Health Inspector Steve J.

  • The Retsof Salt Mine Collapse Sinkholes, West-Central

    2001-7-9 · Florida. In the Genesee Valley the catastrophic collapse and eventual flooding of an underground salt mine threatened the water re-sources and economic future of a rural New York community. In west-central Florida, where sinkholes naturally dot the landscape, new sinkholes related to land and water-resources development

  • Titan America quarry recognized for safety excellence

    2021-9-9 · Titan America’s Pennsuco Quarry in Medley, Florida, was awarded the National Mining Association’s (NMA) Sentinel of Safety Award in the Large Quarry Group.. The Pennsuco Quarry and plant manager Robert Martin will be recognized for the achievement at an NMA awards presentation at MINExpo International 2021 in Las Vegas.. NMA issues Sentinels of Safety

  • The Phosphate Industry and Floridas Economy

    The Phosphate Industry and Florida’s Economy. Florida’s phosphate industry impacts the state’s economy in many ways. According to industry statistics as reported in the Florida Phosphate Council’s “Phosphate Facts, the phosphate mining industry paid more than $85.9 million in severance, property sales and other taxes and fees in 2003. In that same year, industry

  • About The Vecellio Group Vecellio Group, Inc.

    White Rock Quarries, a division of Vecellio & Grogan, is a DOT-certified mining operation located in Miami, Florida. White Rock produces high quality limestone (also known as limerock) to meet a wide variety of construction aggregate

  • Simulations of Impacts of Sand and Rock Mining on

    2010-8-1 · Mining sand and rock in low-lying, coastal plain areas forms large, often deep, lakes that can adversely affect local water resources and sensitive environments, particularly wetlands. Ground water flow modeling at a planned mine site in South Florida was used to assess the general hydrologic processes by which such lakes can impact local near-surface ground water

  • Sunniland Mine

    2014-7-14 · Sunniland Mine Active Stone Mine near Immokalee Collier FL Sunniland Mine Info. Surface Metal Mine specialising in Crushed, Broken Limestone NEC, operated by Florida Rock Industries Inc Directions to Sunniland Mine. Take Highway 29 at Sunniland, FL.

  • Metal and Nonmetal Mines Mine Safety and Health

    2014-7-24 · U.S. Department of Labor Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) 1100 Wilson Boulevard, 21st Floor Arlington, VA 22209-3939 msha.gov

  • The Science of Limestone Operations MDLPA

    Miami-Dade Limestone Products Association, Inc. Highly trained experts oversee the mining process from start to finish. Our blasts stay consistently below state limits, which are 62 percent stricter than the national levels established by the

  • Metal and Nonmetal Mine Safety and Health MSHA

    2019-9-5 · MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION Metal and Nonmetal Mine Safety and Health REPORT OF INVESTIGATION Surface Nonmetal Mine (Limestone) Fatal Machinery Accident December 8, 1999 Harper Greenmeadows Quarry Florida Rock Industries, Inc. Ft. Myers, Lee County, Florida Mine I.D. 08-01276 Accident Investigators Mitchell Adams

  • February 13, 2002 Mine Safety and Health Administration

    2019-9-5 · MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION REPORT OF INVESTIGATION Surface Nonmetal Mine (Limestone) Fatal Machinery Accident February 13, 2002 FEC Quarry Rinker Materials of Florida, Incorporated Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida Mine I.D. No. 08-00519 Accident Investigators Joel B. Richardson Mine Safety and Health Inspector Steve J.

  • Florida shuttdown of limestone mining may affect

    2007-10-3 · This recent ruling calls for the stoppage in roughly 35 percent of the Lake Belt mining acres. Using those figures, a 35 percent reduction will cost Florida's economy nearly $17 billion and cost

  • Simulations of Impacts of Sand and Rock Mining on

    2010-8-1 · Mining sand and rock in low-lying, coastal plain areas forms large, often deep, lakes that can adversely affect local water resources and sensitive environments, particularly wetlands. Ground water flow modeling at a planned mine site in South Florida was used to assess the general hydrologic processes by which such lakes can impact local near-surface ground water

  • The Phosphate Industry and Floridas Economy

    The Phosphate Industry and Florida’s Economy. Florida’s phosphate industry impacts the state’s economy in many ways. According to industry statistics as reported in the Florida Phosphate Council’s “Phosphate Facts, the phosphate mining industry paid more than $85.9 million in severance, property sales and other taxes and fees in 2003. In that same year, industry

  • About The Vecellio Group Vecellio Group, Inc.

    White Rock Quarries, a division of Vecellio & Grogan, is a DOT-certified mining operation located in Miami, Florida. White Rock produces high quality limestone (also known as limerock) to meet a wide variety of construction aggregate

  • Metal and Nonmetal Mines Mine Safety and Health

    2014-7-24 · Getchell Gold Corporation. Fatal Alert Bulletin. Fatal Investigation Report. 01/17/1997 Slip/Fall of Person Surface Cement FL -. Florida Crushed Stone Co. at Lafarge Corporation. Fatal Alert Bulletin. Fatal Investigation Report. 02/03/1997 Fall of Roof Underground Zinc TN -. Savage Zinc, Inc.

  • Sunniland Mine

    2014-7-14 · Sunniland Mine Active Stone Mine near Immokalee Collier FL Sunniland Mine Info. Surface Metal Mine specialising in Crushed, Broken Limestone NEC, operated by Florida Rock Industries Inc Directions to Sunniland Mine. Take Highway 29 at Sunniland, FL.

  • Metal and Nonmetal Mines Mine Safety and Health

    2014-7-24 · U.S. Department of Labor Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) 1100 Wilson Boulevard, 21st Floor Arlington, VA 22209-3939 msha.gov