Granite Joins UN Global Corporate Sustainability Initiative

Granite has joined the United Nations (UN) Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, underscoring its focus on sustainability and environmental, social and governance issues. With this commitment, Granite demonstrates its long-term support of the Sustainable Development Goals and the UN Global Compact principles. The UN Global Compact is a corporate initiative that encourages organizations to establish and define…

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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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Environmentally Friendly Quarry Operation Proposed in Colorado

A proposal to develop an environmentally focused sand and gravel supply operation in Dotsero, Colo., is the first step to bringing a vision of rural residential homes and first-ever commercial services to an expanding community at the eastern mouth of Glenwood Canyon and on the north side of Interstate 70, according to the developers.

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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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