Vulcan Materials Supports Student Scholarships

April 29, 2021 – Vulcan Materials recently donated $5,000 to the College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM) at Auburn University. For more than 20 years, Vulcan has generously donated an annual academic scholarship for COSAM students in the Department of Geosciences. Several representatives from Vulcan met with Department of Geosciences Chair Dr. Ming-kuo Lee and made a formal donation from the…

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CEMEX Manufacturing Day Highlights Cement, Aggregates, Ready-Mix

Teachers and students in Victorville, Calif., and across the country were able to get an inside look into the manufacturing of cement, aggregates and ready-mix concrete, as well as learn directly from CEMEX USA employees about its sustainability efforts and future employment possibilities, as part of Manufacturing Day.

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Workforce Development Grants Available July 1

July 28, 2019 – New reforms to strengthen the Perkins career and technical education (CTE) program will go into effect July 1. Approved by Congress and signed into law last year, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (H.R. 2353) updates the federal education grant program to help more students gain the skills they need for in-demand jobs. Under the…

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SME Releases 2016 Minerals Baby

The Minerals Education Coalition (MEC) of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (SME) released the iconic “Minerals Baby” for 2016 that reflects an increase of more than 15,000 lb. per capita usage when compared with the previous year’s statistics. MEC annually calculates the amount of minerals and energy fuels that are consumed in the average lifetime of an…

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