Argent Materials Helps Fund California Clean-Up Project

Oakland’s Argent Materials joined last month’s “Battle for the Bay” Cleanup Challenge as a lead sponsor with a $50,000 donation – tying the largest to date – and commitment to field dozens of volunteers and host a community cleanup in its East Oakland neighborhood, in partnership with Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley.

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Granite Facility Recognized as a California Green Business

Granite announced that its Santa Clara Asphalt facility in Santa Clara, Calif., has been recognized as a California Green Business by the California Green Business Network in acknowledgement of its efforts to conserve resources and prevent pollution to help make Santa Clara County a more sustainable community. Granite is the only asphalt plant with this designation in California.

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Energy Savings, Climate Benefits of Clean Diesel Technology

The increasing market acceptance of advanced clean diesel technology in passenger vehicles and heavy duty trucks will play a major role in helping California achieve future fuel savings and climate objectives, according to new research presented by the Diesel Technology Forum to the California Energy Commission.

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