We encourage life cycle re-use of products during manufacturing and post-consumer use.
We maintain adequate aggregates resources in locations that minimize the life cycle impacts of the resource’s extraction, delivery, and use.
We encourage proper land-use development and planning within communities to ensure long-term aggregates resource availability.
We adhere to the highest ethical business practices and transparency in all aspects of our operations.
We recognize that profitability is essential to a sustainable industry and its continued ability to contribute to communities.
During the mining life cycle of an aggregates operation, members are encouraged to implement the following strategies:
Develop a site-specific plan for post-mining land use and/or reclamation that engages stakeholders in planning for future needs and interests.
Plan for the prevention and/or minimization of environmental impacts.
Adopt and implement an environmental management system program to properly manage potential environmental risks and requirements, and improve overall environmental performance.
Operational and closure phase
Pursue new technologies and practices to improve the operational, safety, health, and environmental efficiency of our operations.
Invest in the personal and professional development of employees to ensure a strong work force into the future.
Ensure that employees are treated in a respectful and positive manner and provide them with competitive compensation programs consistent with performance and industry practice.
Identify, control, and/or eliminate risks associated with occupational injuries and illnesses.
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