Polaris Minerals’ subsidiary, Orca Sand & Gravel Ltd., won the 2008 Stuart/O'Brian Safety Award
Polaris Mineralsí subsidiary, Orca Sand & Gravel Ltd., won the 2008 Stuart/O'Brian Safety Award for having zero lost-time accidents during the year. The award was given by the British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources.
"Safety is our number one priority, and we are pleased there were no lost time accidents during 2008, a year in which we doubled production at the Orca Quarry to 2.4 million tons,î said Polaris President and CEO Herb Wilson. ìStaying safe requires vigilance, effort and investment at all levels of the organization, and receiving this award for a second time is a testament to the quality and professionalism of our team".