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22 operations receive NSSGA Gold Awards; 2 take home National Stars of Excellence

Posted By Amanda Bayhi On January 31, 2014 @ 11:32 am In Aggbeat Online,News | No Comments

NSSGA_VERT_RGB [1]The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) [2] 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:

  • Southington Sand and Pit (Tilcon Connecticut Inc., an Oldcastle company) in Southington, Connecticut – small category
  • Dalton Quarry (Vulcan Materials Company) in Dalton, Georgia – medium category
  • Kentucky Avenue Mine (Martin Marietta Materials) in Carmel, Indiana – large category

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 [3].


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[3] nssga.org/awards: http://www.nssga.org/awards/

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