Tags: Wildlife Habitat Council

Seven Cemex USA plants were recognized for their conservation efforts

Nov 23, 2015

Seven Cemex USA plants were recognized for their conservation efforts

Seven Cemex USA plants from across the country were recognized recently for their efforts in environmental conservation. According to Cemex USA, the Wildlife Habitat Council awarded the Conservation Certification to Cemex cement plants in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee and Texas. ...

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Top Operations: Summit Materials’ Nehemiah Pit

Sep 09, 2015

Top Operations: Summit Materials’ Nehemiah Pit

« Click here to return and cast your vote for the Nehemiah Pit in the Top Operations contest   Click here to return to see all the entries in the Top Operations contest »   Summit Materials’ recently acquired crushed stone quarry in central ...

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Cemex USA operations recognized by Wildlife Habitat Council

Mar 16, 2015

Cemex USA operations recognized by Wildlife Habitat Council

Cemex USA has announced that nine of its sites in Florida, Tennessee, Ohio, and Georgia received certifications through two Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) programs, Corporate Lands for Learning and Wildlife at Work. The WHC builds partnerships with corporations and conservation ...

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Summit Materials’ CEO, Tom Hill, joins Wildlife Habitat Council Board of Directors

Mar 13, 2015

Summit Materials’ CEO, Tom Hill, joins Wildlife Habitat Council Board of Directors

Tom Hill, the CEO and founder of Summit Materials, has joined the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) Board of Directors. The WHC, a non-profit organization, encourages corporations to operate with an environmentally conscious culture. The organization partners with corporations to help ...

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Cemex USA operations recognized by Wildlife Habitat Council

Mar 09, 2015

Cemex USA operations recognized by Wildlife Habitat Council

Cemex USA has announced that nine of its sites in Florida, Tennessee, Ohio, and Georgia received certifications through two Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) programs, Corporate Lands for Learning and Wildlife at Work. The WHC builds partnerships with corporations and conservation ...

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Vulcan honored with Conservation Education Award

Dec 04, 2014

Vulcan honored with Conservation Education Award

Vulcan Materials was recently honored with the Conservation Education Award at the Wildlife Habitat Council‘s (WHC) 26th annual symposium. The Conservation Education Award recognizes Vulcan for having a history of striving for excellence in conservation education and outreach. Nominees for the award ...

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Celebrating the Planet

Jun 01, 2013

Celebrating the Planet

Producers find an assortment of ways to celebrate Earth Day and show how they nurture nature.   By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief, tdunphy@randallreilly.com   While NIMBY groups may not view aggregate operations as environmentally friendly, reality and perception are often miles apart. Many operators go ...

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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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Eight Cemex sites receive WHC certification

Dec 10, 2012

Cemex USA announced that eight of its sites in the USA received certifications through the Wildlife Habitat Council’s (WHC) Corporate Lands for Learning and Wildlife at Work Programs. Sites include Cemex's cement plant in Knoxville, Tenn., the Brooksville Quarry in Brooksville, ...

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Mining for the Environment

Jun 07, 2012

Mining for the Environment

Lafarge’s Wildlife at Work certification shows how aggregate operations can coexist in harmony with the environment. Acompany’s gravel pit one day is another person’s wildlife-filled park down the line. Lafarge has partnered with the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) to turn mined- out ...

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State and Province News January 2011

Jan 03, 2011

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates. Arizona A new University of Arizona-based training center is being designed to improve how students and miners are taught the science ...

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