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Virginia Aggregate Producers Receive Awards

A program in Virginia rewards companies who apply innovative techniques to reclaim land following mining activities and who set the bar high with their safety and community outreach programs.

Companies that are recognized have gone the “extra mile” to serve Virginians. The Virginia Transportation Construction Association (VTCA) in conjunction with the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy – Division of Mineral Mining, presented the following awards on July 16:

Safety Awards

Quarry Division

Luck Stone - Fairfax Plant

Luck Stone - Rockville Plant

Open Pit Division

Branscome Inc. - Stoney Creek Pit

Luck Sand & Gravel - Caroline Sand & Gravel (Petersburg)

Vulcan Materials - Puddledock Sand & Gravel (Prince George)

Reclamation Awards

Quarry Division

Best Overall:

Roanoke Cement Co. - Roanoke Mine

Honorable Mention:

E. Dillon & Co. - Mine #1 (Sword's Creek/Abingdon)

Non-Quarry Division

Best Overall:

Virginia Vermiculite - R.E. Sansom Mine & Mill

Honorable Mentions:

General Shale Brick - Roanoke Mine #15

Isle of Wight Materials - Riddick Mine (Isle of Wight County)

Mid-Atlantic Materials - King George Mine (Fredericksburg)

Nestle Purina Petcare - King William

Community Excellence Awards

Salem Stone - Wythe Stone (Wytheville)

Vulcan Materials - Sanders Quarry (Warrenton)