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Aggregate Industries worker discovers dead body in quarry

Oct 08, 2015

Aggregate Industries worker discovers dead body in quarry

A miner at an Aggregate Industries-run quarry in Wisconsin found the body of a 38-year-old man last week floating in the water. According to the St. Paul Pioneer Press, the body was that of Robert James Wilkoske-Baier, whose family had been searching ...

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English aggregates company hires new CEO from rival company

Sep 03, 2015

English aggregates company hires new CEO from rival company

The United Kingdom's largest independent aggregate producer has named a new CEO, and he's a familiar face for the industry. Breedon Aggregates named Pat Ward as its new chief executive after Ward was previously working as the CEO for the LafargeHolcim- subsidiary ...

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PHOTOS: Reclamation photo contest entries showcase post-mining opportunities

Jun 30, 2015

PHOTOS: Reclamation photo contest entries showcase post-mining opportunities

This spring, Aggregates Manager put out the call for entries into our second annual photo contest. While reclamation posed a bit of a challenge because fewer operators had projects that would allow them to enter, this year's entries did not disappoint. Our top ...

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Five Aggregate Industries operations receive NSSGA awards

Mar 25, 2015

Five Aggregate Industries operations received awards from the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) during the NSSGA Annual Convention last week, PRNewswire reports. Two facilities were granted Environmental Excellence Awards and three facilities were granted Community Relations Awards. Award ...

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Four Holcim plants receive EPA’s Energy Star

Sep 22, 2014

Four Holcim plants receive EPA’s Energy Star

Holcim (US) has announced that four of its plants have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) prestigious Energy Star award for superior energy performance. "Holcim is grateful to, once again, be awarded for our commitment to sustainability," said Filiberto Ruiz, president ...

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Virginia aggregate producers win statewide awards

Aug 06, 2014

Virginia aggregate producers win statewide awards

VTCA, in conjunction with the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy - Division of Mineral Mining, presented statewide awards. Safety awards were given to Luck Stone, Aggregate Industries and Luck Sand & Gravel. Luck Stone also took home the overall winner ...

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Speaking with One Voice — NSSGA’s New CEO, Mike Johnson

Feb 01, 2014

Speaking with One Voice — NSSGA’s New CEO, Mike Johnson

NSSGA’s new CEO, Mike Johnson, focuses advocacy efforts by putting aggregates first.   Q. When it comes to association management, what are the key commonalities and differences between the beer and aggregate industries? A. First, thank you for the opportunity to respond to ...

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Shedding Light on Special Assessments

Sep 01, 2013

Shedding Light on Special Assessments

Operators should be diligent in contesting special assessments and seeking justification for penalty calculations.   by Patrick W. Dennison   In 2007, new penalty regulations were promulgated that increased penalties associated with the citations/orders issued by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). The ...

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Aggregate Industries quarries receive NSSGA awards

Feb 22, 2013

Aggregate Industries quarries receive NSSGA awards

Aggregate Industries US (AIUS), a Holcim Group Co., announced that a number of its facilities were awarded the Environmental Excellence and Community Relations Awards from the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association. “We are extremely proud of our facilities for receiving ...

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Aggregate Industries US partners with Smithsonian

Oct 02, 2012

Aggregate Industries US (AIUS), a Holcim Group Co., partnered with the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History's Rock On! A Family Festival on Rocks and Geology, an educational event about geology held Sept. 29. The event featured different activities about ...

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Lattimore Materials marks safety milestone

Sep 04, 2012

Aggregate Industries US (AIUS), a Holcim Group Co., announced that Lattimore Materials Corp. (LMC), an Aggregate Industries US company, surpassed the 2 million hour mark without a lost-time injury. LMC is a leading provider of ready mix concrete and aggregate ...

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Holcim focuses on leadership development

Aug 30, 2012

A number of leadership changes are taking place at Holcim (US). The company announced that its president and CEO, Bernard Terver, will join the Holcim Ltd Executive Committee. Holcim Ltd is the international parent company of Holcim (US). As part of ...

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