Creating a Culture of Sustainability
Published: Wednesday, 16 November 2016 15:18
According to Stephen Ashkin, CEO of Sustainability DashboardTools, a web-based system that helps facilities measure and monitor their consumption and use of natural resources, there are four things necessary for a business to create what he calls “a culture of sustainability.”
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Cemex Completes Water Recycling System at Balcones Quarry in Texas
Published: Wednesday, 16 November 2016 15:17
Cemex announced the completion of a new water recycling system at its Balcones quarry near New Braunfels, Texas. The new state-of-the-art system reflects commitment to sustainability by reducing reliance on local water sources and decreasing operational costs at the quarry.
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NSSGA Warns EPA on Risk Assessment Process
Published: Monday, 24 October 2016 14:48
The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) submitted preliminary comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) concerning a forthcoming process that the agency will use to conduct chemical risk assessments. This process will determine if and how EPA will attempt to further regulate common rock dust.
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Graymont Concludes Deal to Create Park with Overburden
Published: Monday, 24 October 2016 14:47
Graymont announced that agreements have concluded with three Canadian municipalities involved with the Bedford Heritage Project, “a crucial step in the realization of a unique initiative that will help ensure the continuing long-term operation of one of the largest employers in the region,” the company said.
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ARTBA Challenges FHWA Greenhouse Gas Proposal
Published: Monday, 12 September 2016 12:13
The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) challenged the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) proposal to measure greenhouse gas emissions from new transportation projects.
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