Tags: Wildlife Habitat Council

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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Going for the Green

Jul 01, 2012

Going for the Green

Summit Materials’ recently acquired crushed stone quarry in central Texas has raised the bar on working with and for the community and the environment.     Deep in the heart of Texas, a crushed-stone quarry is making every effort to do the right ...

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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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