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

Jan 31, 2014

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

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 ...

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SME scholarship application season to open August 15

Aug 05, 2013

SME scholarship application season to open August 15

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) will open its 2013 scholarship application season August 15. The SME Foundation administers seven scholarships and multiple memorial scholarships. SME divisions and affiliations also offer scholarships. Among the SME divisions and affiliations that offer ...

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Three operations recognized for exceptional performance

Mar 19, 2013

Three aggregate sites received the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) highest operational honor — the Star of Excellence Award. To receive the award, a site must have received at least two of the association’s top awards for community ...

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Lehigh Hanson facilities take ENERGY STAR challenge

Dec 20, 2012

Lehigh Hanson, Inc. announced that 11 of its aggregates production facilities across the country are taking another positive step toward improving energy efficiency and protecting the environment by participating in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ENERGY STAR Challenge.The ENERGY STAR Challenge calls ...

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‘Pending Clean Air Act (CAA) Rulemakings that Will Impact the Mining Industry’ Webinar set for March 18

Mar 12, 2010

The Industrial Minerals Association - North America (IMA-NA) will offer the Webinar, "Pending Clean Air Act (CAA) Rulemakings that Will Impact the Mining Industry," which will examines pending CAA rulemakings that will directly affect the industrial minerals industry. The Webinar, presented by ...

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EPA stormwater Webcast for aggregate operations

Sep 02, 2009

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is offering a free, on-line, Industrial Stormwater Webcast on Tuesday, Sept. 29 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. (EDT) for owners and operators of ready mixed concrete, crushed stone and sand and gravel operations. The Webcast ...

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Boxley recognized for going “Green”

Jun 25, 2009

Boxley Materials Co.'s Roanoke ready-mixed concrete plant received an industry group's Green-Star Certification for environmentally friendly practices. According to the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association's eDigest & Washington Watch, Larry Bullock, Boxley's vice president of concrete operations, expects the certification ...

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SPCC Compliance Date Extended

Jun 12, 2009

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has extended the Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure(SPCC) Rule compliance dates for all facilities to Nov. 10, 2010. This extends the dates by which the owner or operator of an SPCC-regulated facility must prepare or amend ...

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