Niche Biz: ‘Sand taxis’ in North Carolina

The top photo shows how Hurricane Sandy took out a section of Hwy 12 on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, making that section of the road now impassable for regular vehicles.


Forget Gold, There’s a Sand Rush On

Scouts armed with geological maps and elevations from Google Earth are knocking on doors in the upper Midwest in search of what seems too common to mine: sand.

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