There are alternatives to quarries in our area
Last updated 4/3/2008 at Noon
We don’t need a quarry and 1,800 more gravel truck trips on I-15. There is another option.
That option is Polaris Minerals, a young company exclusively focused on two large high-quality aggregate quarries located on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.
Their principal target is the Western seaboard of North America.
They ship aggregate by barge – 1,000 miles by barge is equal to that of 25 miles by land. Transportation costs by truck increase the cost of aggregate.
Orca Quarry ships sand and gravel.
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