NSSGA tabs Environmental Excellence award winners

By |  November 14, 2019

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The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) named recipients of its Awards of Environmental Excellence.

The NSSGA Environmental Excellence award recognizes operations that actively demonstrate a commitment to the exemplary use of environmental controls and systems.

“NSSGA member companies have a long history of being good stewards of our environment, making positive contributions to the communities in which they operate,” says Mike Johnson, NSSGA president & CEO. “The NSSGA Environmental Excellence award recognizes the best of the best operations that demonstrate the commitment to environmental stewardship. We congratulate these award-winning companies on the focus and achievement they have made in environmental excellence.”

Cemex’s Balcones Quarry in New Braunfels, Texas, and its Gator Sand Mine in Davenport, Florida, earned awards.

“At Cemex, we take pride in being good stewards for the environment,” says Jaime Muguiro, Cemex USA president. “We are proud of these operations for reaching and maintaining such high standards while serving as examples others can emulate.”

NSSGA’s Environmental Excellence gold and silver award recipients will be recognized during the Legislative & Policy Forum November 18-20 in Washington. One gold award operation will receive the platinum award for Environmental Excellence during the Legislative & Policy Forum.

Gold winners include:

Balcones Quarry, Cemex; New Braunfels, Texas.

Gator Sand Mine, Cemex; Davenport, Florida.

Gainesville Quarry, Lehigh Hanson; Gainesville, Georgia.

Hanson Material Service Romeo Quarry, Lehigh Hanson; Romeoville, Illinois.

Benson Quarry, Martin Marietta; Benson, North Carolina.

Pringle Quarry, Pete Lien & Sons; Pringle, South Dakota.

Shalersville Sand and Gravel, The Shelly Company, A CRH Company; Mantua, Ohio.

Annapolis Quarry, Specialty Granules; Annapolis, Missouri.

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

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