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Aggregate Educational Resources
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Aggregates Training
  1. The California Geological Survey's Kids GeoZone dedicated to students having fun while learning about the geosciences. Parents and teachers will find activities and links of interest as well.
     
  2. Indiana Department of Transportation - Certified Aggregate Technician Manual - full pdf documents with indepth information about aggregate technician training.
     
  3. Indiana Department of Transportation - Inspection and Sampling Procedures for Fine & Coarse Aggregates Manual - full pdf documents with indepth information about aggregate sampling and testing procedures.
     
  4. Indiana Department of Transportation - Construction Activity Environmental Manual Manual
     
  5. Worchester Polytechnic Institute - Specific Gravity, Unit Weight, Moisture Content and Absorption of Concrete Aggregates -Materials of Construction Laboratory manual shows techniques for proper testing of aggregates.
     
  6. University of Arizona's Mining and Geological Engineering Department MGE 415 - Rock Excavation. Description: Methods of excavation of rock in surface and underground mines and construction, ranging from the empiricism of conventional blasting practice to the application of the fundamental mechanics of rock fracture.
     
  7. University of Arizona's Mining and Geological Engineering Department MGE 403 - Mining Technology. Description: Technology used in the tactical (operational) and strategic management of mining and civil earthmoving businesses such as mines, quarries, and construction projects.
     
  8. National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association 50 Fascinating Facts about Stone, Sand & Gravel . Acrobat PDF Format. U.S. based circular on facts and trivia about aggregates.
     
  9. Pit & Quarry University from Pit & Quarry magazine. 50 Fascinating Facts about Stone, Sand & Gravel . Through an exclusive partnership with the Mining and Minerals Engineering Department of Virginia Tech University, Pit & Quarry is working hard to support industry education and to encourage more young people to enter the aggregates industry. Following are the 20 lessons and quizzes that make up Pit & Quarry's exclusive Quarryology 101.
     
  10. North Carolina Geological Survey Crushed stone (aggregates) in North Carolina. Provides an overview of crushed stone (aggregate) resources and production in North Carolina; also a virtual tour of an aggregate operation.
     
  11. gravel - ThesaurusDictionary.com : All about gravel Definitions and information on gravel.
     
  12. Concrete Basics from the Portland Cement Association
     

Sand, Gravel, and Crushed Rock
Sand, Gravel, and Crushed Rock
 
BC Stone, Sand & Gravel Association
Paul Allard - Executive Director
Box 36065
Hillcrest Village PO
Surrey, BC V3S 7Y4
Phone: 778.571.2670
Fax: 778.571.2680
gravelbc@telus.net