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Polaris Minerals Renamed Polaris Materials

Polaris Minerals Corp. will change its name to Polaris Materials Corp. The change of name was approved by shareholders at the company's 2014 Annual General Meeting when 99.3 percent of the votes cast were in favor of the proposed change of name. The company will continue to have the same TSX stock symbol of 'PLS' and will adopt a new logo.

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Luck Stone Receives Special Achievement in GIS Award

luckstone-150Luck Stone was presented with the 2014 “Special Achievement in GIS” (SAG) Award at the Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) User Conference in San Diego, for the successful implementation of ArcGIS Online for Organizations, which includes a mobile Geographic Information System (GIS) App (for Androids and iOS platforms). The “Special Achievement in GIS” award acknowledges leadership, vision, hard work, and the innovative use of ESRI’s GIS Technology.

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Revealing Study Details Downstream Economic Benefit of Transportation Funding

A first-of-its-kind study conducted by forecasting company IHS Inc. outlines the economic benefits of federal highway and transit investment programs on every sector of the U.S. economy. The report was released during a transportation-media conference call on Dec. 10.

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NSSGA, Rock Products Team Up to Support Young Leaders

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) and Rock Products are teaming up to support the industry’s Young Leaders. Rock Products has been named Official Sponsor of the Mark S. Walsh Annual Leadership Award ­– presented each year at the Young Leaders annual convention – to an individual who exemplifies the leadership traits of professionalism, enthusiasm and commitment, and whose efforts in improving and developing the image and programs of the Young Leaders are in keeping with the example set forth by the honoree of this award.

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