Northern Ontario Aggregates Operations Seek to Enhance Biodiversity

The Ontario Aggregate Resources Corp. (TOARC), through the Management of Abandoned Aggregate Properties (MAAP) program, focuses on two important Aggregate Resources Trust purposes: the rehabilitation of legacy pits and quarries, and research relating to aggregate resource management, including rehabilitation.

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GCCA Releases New Industry Biodiversity Guidelines

The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has published new guidelines aimed at further improving the biodiversity performance of the industry’s quarries. The guidelines support the association’s Sustainability Charter implementation and represent a collaborative effort by member companies to improve overall performance in biodiversity management and quarry rehabilitation. 

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Rogers Group Plants Pollinator Garden

June 27, 2019 – Rogers Group Inc. (RGI) Sales Representative Angie Thurman went to a Tennessee Concrete Association mid-year meeting and walked out with a big idea. After hearing an environmental presentation about biodiversity at ready mixed and concrete facilities, she learned that only two aggregate companies in the entire United States partnered with the Wildlife Habitat Council and built pollinator…

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