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Aggregate Industries US Recognized for Environmental Excellence

Aggregate Industries US (AIUS), a Holcim Group company, announced that its Waltham, Mass., and Des Plaines, Ill., facilities have been selected as recipients of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association’s (NRMCA) Commitment to Environmental Excellence Awards. The awards recognize companies that set an outstanding example of environmentally sound management within the ready mixed concrete industry.

“We are extremely proud that these facilities have received this distinction,” said Filiberto Ruiz, deputy chief executive officer of Aggregate Industries US. “I commend the employees’ initiative for implementing such effective environmental management techniques, and bringing our corporate values to their communities.”

Both facilities received an honorable mention in their respective production class:  Waltham - Category C, and Des Plaines - Category D. The AIUS facilities were two of 13 facilities to receive awards from a pool of more than 6,000 applicants.

The award was presented during NRMCA’s ConcreteWorks Conference and Board of Directors meeting on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012.