CalPortland Partners With Wildlife Habitat Council

CalPortland Co. joined the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) as a corporate member, formalizing the company’s commitment to integrating biodiversity and conservation action into its sustainability efforts. Through WHC membership, CalPortland seeks to involve employees and community stakeholders in sustainability activities and earn recognition via WHC Conservation Certification, the only global, third-party verified biodiversity standard. “Our membership with the Wildlife Habitat…

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Holcim Tackles Measurable Biodiversity and Water Targets

Holcim announced its strategy to become “nature-positive” by restoring and preserving biodiversity and water while bringing more nature into cities. Holcim’s positive impact on biodiversity is based on transformative rehabilitation plans and measured by a science-based methodology developed in partnership with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Preserving water across its business, Holcim targets to replenish freshwater in…

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Holcim Tackles Measurable Biodiversity and Water Targets

Holcim announced its strategy to become “nature-positive” by restoring and preserving biodiversity and water while bringing more nature into cities. Holcim’s positive impact on biodiversity is based on transformative rehabilitation plans and measured by a science-based methodology developed in partnership with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). 

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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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Lehigh Hanson Encourages Participation in Quarry Life Award

May 27, 2021 – Lehigh Hanson Inc., a North American subsidiary of HeidelbergCement, is encouraging students, researchers and interested others to participate in the fifth edition of the Quarry Life Award, HeidelbergCement’s international research and education competition. The Quarry Life Award program focuses on mining sites and seeks to raise awareness about the biological value of mineral extraction sites worldwide.

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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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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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