NSSGA awards operations for community relations success

By |  November 15, 2019

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The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) named the recipients of its Community Relations Excellence award.

NSSGA’s Community Relations Excellence Awards recognize aggregate producers’ achievements in enhancing the public’s perception of the aggregate industry and the individual producer’s operation through their community involvement.

“These companies exemplify the benefits aggregate operations offer to their communities to goes well beyond the stone, sand and gravel they produce for local infrastructure and construction projects,” says Mike Johnson, NSSGA president & CEO. “Good operations are good neighbors that support their community, and it is our pleasure to recognize the outstanding ways that operations demonstrate their partnerships and support for their neighbors.”

LafargeHolcim‘s Presque Isle Quarry was one of the 10 recipients of the Community Relations Excellence award.

“We are proud of our teams here at LafargeHolcim for their ongoing efforts to reach new levels of excellence in their operations,” says Jay Moreau, CEO of U.S. aggregate construction materials at LafargeHolcim. “It’s exciting to see this national recognition for Presque Isle for building strong, long-lasting relationships within its community and for Chelsea Gravel for its care of the environment in and around its operations.”

Jaime Muguiro, Cemex USA president, echos a similar sentiment.

“At Cemex, we strive to pursue excellence while serving as good neighbors in the communities where we operate,” he says. “We are proud of these operations for reaching and maintaining such high standards while serving as examples others can emulate.”

Award winners include:

  • Graff/Worthington Quarry, Allegheny Mineral; Worthington, Pennsylvania.
  • Center Hill Mine, Cemex; Center Hill, Florida.
  • Sullivan Road Facility, Central Pre-Mix, A CRH Company; Spokane Valley, Washington.
  • Presque Isle Quarry, LafargeHolcim; Presque Isle, Michigan.
  • Texas Quarry, Martin Marietta; Cockeysville, Maryland.
  • Cookeville Quarry, Rogers Group; Cookeville, Tennessee.
  • Princeton Quarry, Rogers Group; Princeton, Kentucky.
  • Belle Center, The Shelly Group, A CRH Company; Belle Center, Ohio.
  • Sanders Quarry, Vulcan Materials; Herndon, Virginia.
  • Manassas Quarry, Vulcan Materials; Manassas, Virginia.

NSSGA’s Community Relations Excellence Gold and Silver Award recipients will be recognized during the Legislative & Policy Forum Nov. 18-20 in Washington. One Gold Award operation will be given the Platinum Award for Community Relations Excellence during the Legislative & Policy Forum, NSSGA says.

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About the Author:

Joe McCarthy is a former Associate Editor of Pit and Quarry Magazine.

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