Working Within the System

CRH’s Ericka Baxter Focuses On Environmental Leadership Within Her Company, Industry Associations and State Government. By Therese Dunphy For most, adapting to change is one of life’s more difficult challenges. For Ericka Baxer, MScEM, senior environmental director at CRH Americas – Central Western Division, it is simply a way of life.  Baxter joined the aggregates industry right out of high…

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Safety Communication

Improving Worker Safety Through Soft Skill Development. By Joe McGuire, Emily Haas and Lucas Simpson When it comes to workplace communication those in the health, safety and environmental professions tend to focus on compliance [1]. Relatedly, hard skills are often emphasized during trainings to promote compliance.  Specifically, a cursory review of Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) annual refresher training…

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Chao Attends Georgia Transportation Alliance Event

National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) members Vulcan Materials and CRH Americas joined U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao in Georgia at an event planned by the Georgia Transportation Alliance (GTA) to celebrate a $184 million grant that will go toward construction along Interstate 284. 

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