Pit & Quarry inducts inaugural class into Hall of Fame

By |  March 25, 2013

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Seven men whose work and dedication made them pioneering leaders within the aggregates industry were honored March 17 as the inaugural class of the Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame. The seven were honored at a black-tie recognition dinner and induction ceremony at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio before the AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo. The inaugural class includes:
Emil Deister Sr., Deister Machine Co.
LeRoy Hagenbuch, Philippi-Hagenbuch
Charles W. Ireland, Vulcan Materials Co.
Charles Luck Jr., Luck Stone
Samuel Calvin McLanahan, McLanahan Corp.
Paul C. Mellott Jr., Mellott Co.
Arthur Taggart, Columbia and Yale Universities

The staff of Pit & Quarry launched the Hall of Fame in September 2012 with the intention of making the induction ceremony an annual tradition that recognizes the pioneers, icons and leaders – past and present – and creates a permanent legacy for their contributions to the industry. To nominate a deserving candidate for the second Hall of Fame class to be enshrined in 2014, visit www.pitandquarry.com/hall-of-fame.

About the Author:

Darren Constantino is an editor of Pit & Quarry magazine. He can be reached at dconstantino@northcoastmedia.net.

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