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Lehigh Hanson’s Romeoville Quarry demonstrates how energy efficiency pays off

Nov 11, 2015

Lehigh Hanson’s Romeoville Quarry demonstrates how energy efficiency pays off

Romeoville Quarry, a Lehigh Hanson crushed stone operation located in a suburb southwest of Chicago, opened as a Material Service quarry in the 1930s. It was originally owned by the Crown family of Chicago, and was sold to Lehigh Hanson ...

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PHOTOS: Lehigh Hanson’s Romeoville Quarry

Nov 01, 2015

PHOTOS: Lehigh Hanson’s Romeoville Quarry

Romeoville Quarry, a Lehigh Hanson crushed stone operation located in a suburb southwest of Chicago was originally owned by the city's Crown Family. It opened as a Material Service quarry in 1930 and was sold to Lehigh Hanson in 2006. ...

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Operations Illustrated: Expert tips for lowering your energy costs

Oct 04, 2015

Operations Illustrated: Expert tips for lowering your energy costs

By Kerry Clines, Contributing Editor Using Energy Wisely Energy efficiency and sustainability have become common words for industries, including the aggregates industry. Energy is one of the largest expenses for aggregate producers, so it is naturally one of the areas of focus ...

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Southwest Rock Products’ Queen Creek plant wins Top Operations contest

Oct 02, 2015

Southwest Rock Products’ Queen Creek plant wins Top Operations contest

Congratulations to the winner of our Top Operations contest: Southwest Rock Products' Queen Creek operation. "Fantastic," said owner Chris Reinsech, Sr., when he learned that his company had won. "You just made more than my day. I'm the owner of the ...

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Lehigh Hanson quarry achieved the Energy Star Challenge for Industry by reducing energy intensity

Jul 23, 2015

Lehigh Hanson quarry achieved the Energy Star Challenge for Industry by reducing energy intensity

A Lehigh Hanson quarry in Indiana was honored by the Environmental Protection Agency recently for reducing its energy intensity by 10.3 percent in just two years. The Romeoville Quarry in became the fifth Lehigh Hanson facility to achieve the Energy Star Challenge ...

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Operations Illustrated July 2015

Jul 02, 2015

Operations Illustrated  July 2015

By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief Rethinking Reclamation Many of the most successful reclamation projects are ones that enhance the community surrounding the site, as well as ties between the operator and the community. An end use that suits the needs of the community ...

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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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The nation’s top 25 crushed stone producers

Jun 04, 2015

The nation’s  top 25 crushed stone producers

Domestic production data for crushed stone were derived by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from voluntary surveys of U.S. producers. In 2013, a total of 1,457 companies produced or sold crushed stone from 3,688 operations with 3,837 quarries and 204 ...

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Cupertino cement plant to pay $7.5 million for Clean Water Act violations

May 05, 2015

Cupertino cement plant to pay $7.5 million for Clean Water Act violations

Lehigh Southwest Cement & Hanson Permanente Cement will pay out $7.5 million after a settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA announced April 29 that the company agreed to settle over charges that its cement plant near Cupertino, California, dumped toxic ...

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PHOTOS: NSSGA closes convention with a focus on leadership

Mar 18, 2015

Paul Detwiler III turned over the chairman's gavel to Charlie Luck IV, who will serve as chairman of NSSGA through the next annual convention.

During the closing session of the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association's (NSSGA) annual convention, much of the focus was on people within the industry. Current leaders were recognized for their service, and David Stillman, author of When Generations Collide: ...

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Lehigh Hanson’s Michael Stanczak receives NSSGA Barry K. Wendt award

Mar 18, 2015

Lehigh Hanson’s Michael Stanczak receives NSSGA Barry K. Wendt award

During the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) 2015 Annual Convention Closing General Session, retired Lehigh Hanson executive Michael “Mike” Stanczak was presented with the Barry K. Wendt Memorial Commitment Award for his dedication to the construction aggregates industry, ...

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CalCIMA presents 2014 safety and member awards

Feb 18, 2015

The California Construction & Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA) recently presented its 2014 safety and member recognition awards to companies, plants, and individuals for initiatives to make the workplace safer and improve the industry. “The safety awards recognize both the combined efforts ...

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