All are welcome; event is open to the public.


Presentations are as follows:

Presenter:  Alan Parks and Corbin Moore

Title: " Mine Cycle of Construction Sand and Gravel Deposits"


"Mine Cycle of Construction Sand and Gravel Deposits", Alan Parks and Corbin Moore , Memphis Stone & Gravel Company. The Upland Complex is high level Fluvial terrace deposit of an ancestrial Mississippi/Ohio River system.
The formation serves as a principle source of local construction aggregate for Northwest Mississippi and West Tennessee. This presentation will emphasize each phase of the mining cycle as it pertains to the industry here in the Memphis construction market. It will highlight the socioeconomic issues unique to the construction aggregate industry and illustrate numerous examples of how land is returned to other productive use after mining is completed. It will also detail several projects the company has in various stages of development to meet the further market demand.

Date: May 8, 2019

Time: 5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Location: Rock Mechanics and Explosives Research Center, Classroom 109



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