HeidelbergCement Opens Quarries for Unique Biodiversity Competition

HeidelbergCement launched the fifth edition of its Quarry Life Award, its nature-based competition involving more than 20 countries worldwide. Researchers, students, local communities, NGOs and nature lovers from around the world can pitch their ideas for sustainable quarry management, with prizes totaling more than $30,000 for the most innovative projects. 

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NSSGA Awards Deadline Approaching

April 15, 2021 – According to the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), there are just nine days left for members to submit applications for a Safety Excellence, Environmental Excellence and/or Community Relations Excellence Award. By applying, members have the opportunity to showcase their facilities’ 2020 activities. Operations will then be put in the running to win a Gold, Silver or Bronze award. To get started with…

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OSSGA Presents Health & Safety Innovation Award

James Dick Construction’s Brechin Quarry and Assinck Limited were presented with the inaugural 2020 Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (OSSGA) Health & Safety Innovation Award, in recognition of their innovative Safe-T-Key that allows for opening/closing doors, and punching keypads without touching surfaces, thereby preventing the spread of COVID-19.

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Granite Earns Three CalCIMA Safety Awards

Granite received three California Construction and Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA) 2020 Excellence in Safety Awards. The annual awards recognize mines, plants and individuals for their exemplary contributions to safety leadership, innovation, and communication, and how well they extend safety beyond their workplace setting. Winners are selected by a judging panel of committee members.

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NIOSH Names Winners of Mine Safety and Health Technology Innovations Awards

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Mining Program, in conjunction with the Industrial Minerals Association–North America (IMA-NA), the National Mining Association (NMA), and the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), recognized four organizations in their respective industry sectors, some for developing new safety tools and systems, and others for instituting new health protocols to keep their workforce…

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