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Canadian Operations Honored

Several aggregates operations in the Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, area received special recognition for excellence in various aspects of their operations. Awards were presented last week at the annual general meeting of the Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (OSSGA).

  • Capital Paving Inc. won a Progressive Rehabilitation Award for its Wellington Pit in Puslinch, as did Lafarge Canada Inc. for its Hagersville Quarry.
  • Walker Aggregates Inc. was the recipient of a Community Relations Award for its Vineland Quarries and Crushed Stone operation.
  • Lafarge was also honored with a Property Enhancement Award for the Hagersville Quarry.

OSSGA is a non-profit industry association representing more than 250 sand, gravel, and crushed stone producers and suppliers of industry products and services. Collectively, its members supply the majority of the approximately 172 million tons of aggregate consumed annually in the province to build and maintain Ontario’s infrastructure needs. OSSGA reports that it works in partnership with government and the public to promote a safe and competitive aggregate industry contributing to the creation of strong communities.