January 31, 2014
The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) has announced that 22 operations have won the association’s Gold Awards in Safety, Environmental and Community Relations.
Two of those operations also received National Stars of Excellence, which is given to operations that accumulate Gold Awards over a five-year period.
The awards program recognizes aggregates operations in the U.S. and Canada for their commitment to safety, performance as environmental stewards and community involvement and support activities during 2012-2013.
The two Stars of Excellence winners are
Grove Stone and Sand Company (Hedrick Industries) in Black Mountain, North Carolina
Tilcon/Mt. Hope Quarry (Tilcon New York Inc., an Oldcastle company) in Wharton, New Jersey
These operations won Gold Awards for Safety:
Safety Excellence Award Winners:
Sterling Safety Award Winners:
Iddings Quarry, Inc. in Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania – small category
Aggregates Industries in Bedford, Massachusetts – medium category
CalPortland Company in Glendora, California – large category
These operations won Gold Awards in the Environmental Category:
Balcones Quarry (Cemex) in New Braunfels, Texas
Beckman Quarry (Martin Marietta Materials) in San Antonio, Texas
Charlottesville Plant (Luck Stone) in Charlottesville, Virginia
La Luz Sand & Gravel Mine (Cemex) in La Luz, New Mexico
McKelligon Canyon Quarry (Cemex) in El Paso, Texas
Tilcon/Mt. Hope Quarry (Tilcon New York Inc., an Oldcastle company) in Mt. Hope, New Jersey
Onoway Aggregates (Lafarge Canada) in Onoway, Alberta
Rutherford Quarry (Rogers Group Inc.) in Murfreesboro, Tennessee
These operations won Gold Awards for Human Relations:
Stoneco Inc. Auglaize Quarry (The Shelly Company, an Oldcastle company) in Oakwood, Ohio
Brooksville Quarry (Cemex) in Brooksville, Florida
Grove Stone and Sand Company (Hedrick Industries) Black Mountain, North Carolina
Tilcon/Haverstraw Quarry (Tilcon New York Inc., an Oldcastle company) in Haverstraw, New York
Manassas Quarry (Vulcan Materials Company) in Manassas, Virginia
Tilcon/Oxford Quarry (Tilcon New York Inc., an Oldcastle company) in Oxford, New Jersey
Stoneco Inc. Scott Quarry (The Shelly Company, an Oldcastle company) in Convoy, Ohio
Whites Creek Quarry (Rogers Group, Inc.) in Gallatin, Tennessee
NSSGA will present the awards on March 4 at its 2014 Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada.
To see a full list of award winners, visit nssga.org/awards.