KGS Directory of Kansas Industrial Mineral Producers

The 1998 Directory of Kansas Industrial Mineral Producers was compiled using records from the Kansas Geological Survey and the Kansas Conservation Commission as of June 1998. Individual entries include the company name, commodity produced, address and phone number, the type of operation, and the legal description for each operation.

Included are known active leases for pits, quarries, and mines that produce limestone, dolomite, sandstone, gypsum, salt, sand and gravel, clay and shale, and volcanic ash. Also included are the locations of active sand and gravel dredges on the Kansas River as of October 1997, and companies that solution mine the underground salt in Reno, Rice, and Sedgwick counties.

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Additional Kansas Resources

Kansas Department of Health and the Environment's Surface Mining Unit regulates coal mining activities.
http://www.kdheks.gov/mining/
Kansas Department of Agriculture regulates other mining activities [sediment (for example, sand, silt, clay, gravel, volcanic ash), crushed rock (for example, limestone, dolostone/dolomite, caliche, sandstone, shale), or other minerals (for example, gypsum, salt)].
https://agriculture.ks.gov/divisions-programs/division-of-conservation/surface-mining-reclamation/docs/default-source/doc---land-rec-forms/application-for-mining-license
Kansas Department of Transportation maintains a list of sources for "Pre-Qualified Materials" for use by contractors in their projects.
https://www.ksdot.org/burmatrres/pql/default.asp