Blasting update: February 23, 2019
Lafarge will be blasting in the Exshaw quarry on February 23, 2019. The blast will take place at approximately 12 p.m. If you would like to receive email updates on blasting operations, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Quarry Update – February 2019
Lafarge will be performing work in a small section of the main quarry to improve safety conditions at a road intersection in the upper west area. There will be some tree removal and blasting as a result. The Government of Alberta is aware of this work. Blasting notifications will occur as per normal procedure. If you have any questions, please contact email@example.com.
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