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Michigan’s Aggregate Producers Recognized at Annual MAA Awards Night

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February 12, 2020


Douglas E. Needham, P.E., MAA President
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LANSING, MI – The Michigan Aggregates Association recently honored aggregate producers during their annual Awards ceremony.

On February 6, 2020, various producers and guests gathered at the Fire Keepers Casino and Resort, Battle Creek, Michigan to recognize those companies that over the past year, received “Zero MSHA Recordable Injuries in 2019” as well as those companies that “exemplify a commitment to environmental compliance in their daily operations” and those “whose community involvement and support activities enhance the public’s perception of the aggregates industry.”

The MAA Awards Program recognizes outstanding efforts of aggregate producers that go above and beyond of what is standard practice in the industry and sets a standard for others to follow. 

“This annual program serves as a reminder about the dedication and effort to safety and environmental stewardship that is embedded in the aggregate industry and allows for an avenue to celebrate and appreciate the efforts of the many men and women that work in our industry,” said Douglas E. Needham, PE, MAA President.

The following producers were honored with a 2020 MAA Safety Award for having “Zero MSHA Recordable Injuries in 2019”:

Aggregate Industries·                        Aggregate Resources
·         Carr Brothers & Sons·                      Edw. C. Levy Co.
·         Elmer’s Crane & Dozer, Inc.·      F.G. Cheney Limestone Co.
·         Great Lakes Aggregates·              Halliday Sand & Gravel, Inc.
·          LafargeHolcim LTD·                          Mid Michigan Materials
 R. Smith & Sons, Inc.                  Rieth-Riley Construction Company, Inc.
Stoneco of Michigan                    U.S. Silica

      The following producers were honored with a 2020 MAA Environmental Awards for exemplifying a commitment to environmental compliance in their daily operations. 

Aggregate Industries - Gold          Edw. C. Levy Co. - Gold
Great Lakes Aggregates               LafargeHolcim LTD - Gold
Mid Michigan Materials                 Recycled Aggregates, LLC
Rock Recyclers, LLC                    Stoneco of Michigan - Gold
U.S. Silica

Note: Companies denoted with “Gold” have demonstrated that they have extraordinary environmental programs, that go above and beyond to ensure environmental protection and compliance.

MAA also recognized the following companies in the aggregate industry whose community involvement and support activities enhance the public’s perception of the aggregates industry and the image of the individual company based on various criteria with a 2020 MAA Community Relations Awards.

Great Lakes Aggregates
LafargeHolcim LTD- Presque Isle Quarry
Mid Michigan Materials
Stoneco of Michigan
Michigan Paving and Materials

The Michigan Aggregates Association is Michigan’s leading voice and advocate for the aggregates industry. Our members who represent stone, sand, gravel, recycled products and slag producers along with the equipment manufacturers and service providers are responsible for the production and delivery of essential raw materials used in our homes, buildings, roads, bridges and public works projects.  The MAA provides unity among our members for a variety of daily operations and promotes high and ethical business standards that are both environmentally sound and safe.  Our members work with local communities and various youth groups to inform them about the many uses and benefits provided by this natural resource.