Tags: Boy Scouts

Cemex helps Boy Scouts earn mining merit badge

Dec 20, 2015

Cemex helps Boy Scouts earn mining merit badge

The launch of the Boy Scouts Mining in Society merit badge in February 2014 spurred discussion among Cemex officials about hosting a summer camp that would enable scouts to earn the badge. Earlier this year, we made it happen. On Aug. ...

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State and Province News September 2015

Sep 01, 2015

State and Province News September 2015

Connecticut A zoning application in Waterbury faces opposition from neighbors, according to Republican American. The request comes from Michael Hychko, who applied for a special permit for commercial earth excavation and hazardous industrial operations, as well as several variances. If approved, ...

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Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration calls Boy Scout badge a success

Jun 16, 2015

Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration calls Boy Scout badge a success

  It’s been a little over a year since the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration Inc. helped develop a new merit badge for the Boy Scouts, and the program has been such a success it’s going global. SME announced that Mining ...

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Higher Education

Jun 01, 2013

Higher Education

  While young kids are cute, older students learn not only about mining, but also job opportunities.   By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief, tdunphy@randallreilly.com     School tours have long been a staple among community relations programs at many aggregate operations. Both operational staff and young children ...

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Building Good Will

Jun 01, 2013

Building Good Will

by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief, tdunphy@randallreilly.com   As economic and production challenges were top of mind for producers during recent years, many spent less time than normal focused on community relations. While nearly 70 percent of producers tell us community relations is not a ...

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