The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) recognized outstanding aggregates operations in the United States and Canada for commitment to safety, superior environmental stewardship and community involvement in 2015.
The Environmental Excellence Awards Program was created in 1992 to provide national recognition for aggregate producers that meet and exceed technical, environmental and regulatory requirements. The gold award is given to the top 10 percent of facilities receiving the highest score from NSSGA’s selected group of independent judges.
This year’s winners include Ardmore Quarry, Lehigh Hanson Inc., Fort Wayne, Ind.; Charlotte Quarry, Martin Marietta, Charlotte, N.C.; South Russellville Quarry, Vulcan Materials Co., Russellville, Ala.; Ashland Sand & Gravel, Aggregate Industries Inc., Ashland, Va.; Jamesville Quarry, Lehigh Hanson, Inc., Jamesville, N.Y.; Bullitt County Stone, Rogers Group Inc., Shepherdsville, Ky.; and Meyer Material Co., Aggregate Industries Inc., Algonquin, Ill.