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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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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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Martin Marietta Donates to San Antonio Food Bank, Charities

Martin Marietta Materials held its ninth annual charity golf tournament Nov. 13 and raised a total of $31,200 for the San Antonio Food Bank. The company also donated $1,000 each to the Epilepsy Foundation, Family Life Center and Battered Women’s Shelter, and $1,928 to SAMMinistries.

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Lafarge Sites Earn Wildlife Habitat Council Honors

Nine conservation projects at Lafarge North America sites across the United States were certified or recertified this year by the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC). Six of these projects fall under WHC’s Wildlife at Work program, which oversees voluntary efforts that go beyond regulatory requirements to restore and conserve wildlife habitats on corporate-owned land. The remaining three projects operate under WHC’s Corporate Lands for Learning certification, which goes a step further by opening up corporate lands to the local community for educational use.

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