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Hinck Named Environmental Leadership Award Winner

Matthew Hinck, environmental manager, CalPortland Co., Glendora, Calif., has been selected to receive the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) 2014 Environmental Leadership Award. NSSGA’s Environmental Leadership Award recognizes an individual who has made exemplary contributions to the industry’s environmental responsiveness, is involved with NSSGA’s environmental programs and has direct day-to-day involvement with his company’s environmental affairs.

 

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Effective and Responsible Water Treatment for Sand Mining

By Kyle and Cliff Blaisdell

Enviro1-150A small percentage of a sand mine’s operating budget is spent on water treatment; however, the way it is implemented has a substantial impact on the bottom line. Done correctly, a good water treatment program minimizes loss of product and compliance verification, while likely eliminating environmental citations.

 

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Asphalt Gets Cooler, Greener

Latest NAPA/FHWA Survey Finds Increasing Adoption of Sustainable Practices For Asphalt Pavements.

By Mark S. Kuhar

 

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