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NSSGA award LafargeHolcim plants top honours for Environmental Excellence

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LafargeHolcim has achieved the highest awards from the National Stone, Sand, and Gravel Association (NSSGA) for two of its plants.

The Honey Island Sand and Gravel site in Pearl River, Louisiana was awarded the 2018 platinum award and the Presque Isle Quarry in Michigan achieved the gold award. The platinum award recognises top achievers for environmental efficiency. The award is given based on the strength of environmental programmes, employee training, site best management practices, outreach programmes, results, and management systems.

A number of additional LafargeHolcim plants were recognised at the awards. Silver awards were given to Rollag Sand and Gravel in Minnesota, Wrentham Quarry in Massachusetts, Freedom Sand and Gravel Pit in the state of New York, Elburn Sand and Gravel in Illinois, and Marblehead Quarry in Lakeside, Ohio. The Rappahannock Farms Sand and Gravel plant in Douge, Virginia was given the bronze award.

“We are thrilled that the NSSGA has recognised our sites for their efforts to run their operations in an environmentally efficient way,” said Guy Edwards, CEO of the US Aggregate Construction Materials organisation. “Our commitment to the environment has always been top priority at LafargeHolcim and we intend to continue reaching for higher levels of sustainability and lead the way for others in our industry striving for environmental excellence.”

The NSSGA Environmental Excellence Awards provide national recognition to the association’s producer member operations. Those awarded are active contributors to environmental maintenance in their operations and are committed to the exemplary use of environmental systems and controls.

LafargeHolcim is a leading global materials and solutions company.

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