Small Producer Steps Up Big

Caldwell Stone Co.’s Danville Quarry Garners Recognition For Going The Extra Mile After Tornadoes Strike Its State. By Therese Dunphy Small producers can have a big impact in the communities they serve. In September, Caldwell Stone Co.’s Danville Quarry was recognized as the highest scoring Gold award winner in the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) Community Relations Excellence…

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Welcome Back!

Community Flocks To Stoneco Maumee As The Quarry Hosts Its First Open House Since 2019. By Therese Dunphy In late August, Stoneco’s Maumee Quarry threw open its doors, hosting a successful open house enjoyed by community members and a candidate for the district’s U.S. House of Representatives seat. Mia Trevino, a sales intern for the company, took the lead in…

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Conservation Takes Flight

Valley Asphalt Creates Habitats For Osprey And Helps Rebuild The Local Population. By Therese Dunphy After a three-day weekend approximately 15 years ago, the team at Cincinnati, Ohio-based Valley Asphalt, a Jurgensen Company, returned to work to an unusual sight: an osprey nest built on top of the crane that the operation used to lift parts around the site.  “When…

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What’s Under a Rock?

Hundreds Of Youth Learn About The Impact Of Mining Through An OAIMA-Supported Festival. By Therese Dunphy For more than a decade, members of the Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association (OAIMA) have participated in the Hug the Earth Festival held in conjunction with the Miami County Park District. Held in April, the most recent festival hosted nearly 2,000 students and…

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Focus on the Community Needs

From High School Seniors To Senior Citizens, Ozinga’s Henry Operation Shows Its Support Of Programs Important To Its Community. By Therese Dunphy At Ozinga’s sand and gravel operation in Henry, Ill., community outreach is ingrained in the operation’s culture. It supports numerous community organizations and causes and has been recognized for its efforts by the Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers.…

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Martin Marietta Educates Future Generations

The Company Supports the Earth Moves exhibit at Durham’s Museum of Life and Science. By Therese Dunphy Imagine an environment where children play among rocks and a waterfall, cool off in an erosion stream, explore sandstone caves and – along with their parents – learn about the region’s geology.  That’s exactly what can be found at the Earth Moves exhibit,…

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