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Hanson using 62 percent recycled aggregates

Aug 21, 2014

Hanson using 62 percent recycled aggregates

Hanson Building Materials has indicated it is now using 62 percent recycled aggregates in precast concrete and concrete blocks. The company released the information in its 2014 Sustainability Report. That's a huge increase from 50 percent in 2012 and 55 percent in 2010. ...

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Quarry Life Award offers students cash for quarry wildlife conservation ideas

Oct 07, 2013

Quarry Life Award offers students cash for quarry wildlife conservation ideas

Students in the English village Barton under Needwood have the chance to earn cash while helping sustain their environment, thanks to a local quarry. The site, operated by Hanson, is participating in a biodiversity research competition in which students are encouraged ...

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Circle the trucks

Mar 13, 2013

Circle the trucks

Back in 2007, I made a visit to Hanson's Bridgeport Quarry (now Lehigh Hanson), which is located about a stone's throw (literally) from Chico, Texas. It was only the second time I had visited an aggregates plant, as I was ...

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Editorial

Jul 05, 2011

Certifying Sustainability By Therese Dunphy Last month, our neighbors to the north brought the concept of green aggregates one step closer to the United States. Holcim (Canada) Inc. and Environmental Defence jointly established Socially and Environmentally Responsible Aggregates (SERA), a not-for-profit organization ...

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Hanson awarded community relations award

Jun 25, 2009

The Illinois Association of Aggregates Producers Public Information and Education Committee recognized Hanson Material Service and Tuscola Stone Co. with its new Community Relations Award. The award was developed to recognize producer member companies whose community involvement and support activities enhance the public's ...

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