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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Granite Publishes 2020 Sustainability Report

On Sept. 1, Granite published its 2020 Sustainability Report, which highlights the company’s advancement on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives. With the theme “Respect, Responsibility, Resilience,” the report reflects the company’s perspective on a year that highlighted the importance of integrating sustainability into business strategy to enhance agility and resilience in the face of complex challenges.

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Powerscreen Reveals Concept Battery-Powered Screener

Powerscreen has a brand-new concept for the future of crushing and screening: the Eco-Warrior battery powered screener. Working closely with automotive technology and using top-of-the-range, hyper-efficient drives and intelligent control systems, the Eco-Warrior battery powered screener has been designed to deliver on the powerful screening action of Powerscreen machines, while being a self-charging, or plug-in, model that features a simple,…

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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.

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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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