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Mississippi Lime among NMA safety award winners

By |  October 7, 2020

Mississippi Lime Company logoMississippi Lime Co.’s location in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, received the National Mining Association’s (NMA) 2019 Sentinels of Safety Award for outstanding safety performance in the Large Underground Nonmetal category.

According to Mississippi Lime, recipients of the award are normally recognized at an annual event NMA hosts. Due to the pandemic, the event is now rescheduled to occur with the 2021 MINExpo International.

“Mississippi Lime Co. continues to relentlessly pursue safe operations,” says William Ayers, president and CEO of Mississippi Lime. “This award is a testament to that and to our employees, as they are compared to some of the largest, most sophisticated nonmetal mining operations in the U.S. We are honored to have won this award several times over the past 20 years. It is gratifying to be recognized for the safety record we have achieved.”

Mississippi Lime, headquartered in St. Louis, is a supplier of high-calcium lime products and technical solutions. The company supplies high-calcium quicklime, hydrated lime, calcium carbonate products, trucking services and technical solutions from a network of facilities in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri; Calera, Alabama; Verona, Kentucky; Vicksburg, Mississippi; Weirton, West Virginia; Chester, South Carolina; Mobile, Alabama; Prairie du Rocher, Illinois; Bridgeville, Pennsylvania; and Edwardsville, Kansas. Mississippi Lime also operates several distribution sites throughout the U.S.

Kevin Yanik

About the Author:

Kevin Yanik is the editor-in-chief of Pit & Quarry magazine. Yanik can be reached at 216-706-3724 or kyanik@northcoastmedia.net.

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