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Vulcan’s Irwindale Facility Achieves ISO 14001 Re-Certification

The Western Division of Vulcan Materials Co. has been recognized by the International Organization of Standardization (ISO) with 14001 recertification for its Reliance facility, located in Irwindale, Calif.

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Cemex Teaches UCSC Students Strength of Reclamation

College students in northern California learned about restoring the environment by participating in a special field trip to Cemex USA’s retired Olympia Quarry near Santa Cruz, Calif.

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CalPortland Constructing Industry’s First Burrowing Owl Habitat

CalPortland said it is now “perched” as the rock products’ industry’s first company to safely construct a burrowing owl habitat within one of its mining sites. The habitat is designed to support the burrowing owls – a Species of Concern in several states including Arizona – in a safe, comfortable, environmentally efficient manner.

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ENVIRONMENT - MARCH 2017

Aggregates Industries Quarry Could Protect D.C. Water Supply - Vulcan Quarry in Virginia to Become Water Storage Reservoir 

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Creating a Culture of Sustainability

According to Stephen Ashkin, CEO of Sustainability DashboardTools, a web-based system that helps facilities measure and monitor their consumption and use of natural resources, there are four things necessary for a business to create what he calls “a culture of sustainability.”

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