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Lafarge agrees to fund $1.5 million in environmental projects as part of Clean Air Act

Jul 24, 2013

Lafarge agrees to fund $1.5 million in environmental projects as part of Clean Air Act

  Lafarge North America has formed an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Justice and New York State in which Lafarge will fund $1.5 million in projects to reduce air pollution near its Ravena, New ...

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Lafarge’s Medford Quarry achieves 36 years with no LTIs

Jul 08, 2013

Lafarge’s Medford Quarry achieves 36 years with no LTIs

Lafarge North America’s Medford Quarry in New Windsor, Maryland, last month achieved 36 years with no lost-time incidents (LTI). The milestone occurred on June 17, during the company’s 6th Annual Health & Safety Month. The achievement marks about 2.6 million man-hours ...

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Lafarge celebrates sixth annual Health and Safety Month

Jun 27, 2013

Lafarge celebrates sixth annual Health and Safety Month

Lafarge North America has been celebrating Health and Safety Month by putting extra focus on best practices in health and safety. June 2013 is the sixth annual Health and Safety Month, and this year’s theme, “At home, at work--make the link,” ...

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Group of residents sues to block expansion of Lafarge’s Lockport quarry in New York

Apr 29, 2013

Group of residents sues to block expansion of Lafarge’s Lockport quarry in New York

A group of residents living near Lafarge North America’s stone quarry in Lockport, New York, has filed suit against the Lockport Town Board and is seeking to overturn the board’s decision to allow Lafarge to expand its mining operation, Buffalo ...

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Lafarge’s Paulding plant creates bat shelter on site for Earth Day

Apr 24, 2013

Lafarge’s Paulding plant creates bat shelter on site for Earth Day

Lafarge North America’s Paulding Cement plant in Paulding, Ohio mounted a bat shelter in one of the plant’s wildlife habitat areas this week in honor of Earth Day. Tim Weible, senior environmental manager at the plant, said the site is certified ...

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Lafarge Canada launches new logo

Apr 15, 2013

Lafarge Canada launches new logo

Lafarge Canada has launched a new logo featuring the text “Building better cities” below its name. Bob Cartmel, Eastern Canada president and CEO for Lafarge, said the new logo represents the company’s mission “to provide solutions that build better cities and ...

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Summit Materials acquires Westroc, purchases assets from Lafarge

Apr 12, 2013

Summit Materials acquires Westroc, purchases assets from Lafarge

Summit Materials has acquired Westroc and purchased certain aggregates, ready-mix concrete, asphalt and paving assets from Lafarge North America. Summit acquired more than 100 million tons of mineral reserves through the transactions. Summit Materials purchased two aggregates operations, three ready-mix concrete plants ...

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Bluegrass takes over the Boulder Dash

Apr 08, 2013

Bluegrass takes over the Boulder Dash

Hats off to Bluegrass Materials Company. In January, Bluegrass bought a quarry in Cumming, Georgia, from Lafarge, and is now continuing to hold its annual Spring Fling. According to Forsythenews.com, the Spring Fling festival features food, music, and children’s activities. The ...

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LaFarge sells Wichita operations to Summit Materials

Apr 01, 2013

LaFarge sells Wichita operations to Summit Materials

Lafarge North America plans to sell its aggregates, concrete and asphalt/paving operations located in Wichita, Kansas, to Summit Materials, the Wichita Business Journal reported. A Lafarge spokesperson told the Wichita Business Journal that he agreement consists of Lafarge’s three aggregate quarries, ...

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Wednesday AGG1 seminar standouts

Mar 19, 2013

Wednesday AGG1 seminar standouts

We looked over the list of AGG1 Academy seminars scheduled for today and found a few that looked especially interesting and informative. If you attend one of these, please let us know what you thought of it.   Wednesday, March 20 7:30 - ...

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Grassroots advocates recognized at awards ceremony

Mar 18, 2013

Three individuals were recognized for their advocacy efforts at the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) Honors Award Ceremony. “Growing Forward,” a grassroots recognition program, recognizes association member participation on issues such as transportation reauthorization and other legislative initiatives ...

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Public Companies Dip Their Toes Back into the Market

Mar 01, 2013

Public Companies Dip Their Toes Back into the Market

By George H. Reddin The merger and acquisition news this past month came from the publicly traded companies as we continue to see balance-sheet management, a focus on core strategic business and markets, and the slow return to the buy-side. Debt ...

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