Michigan Aggregates Association

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Stoneco helps scouts earn their Mining in Society and Geology Merit Badge

Stoneco of Michigan, a subsidiary of CRH, hosted a Mining in Society and Geology Merit Badge event during the annual Scout-O-Rama weekend on May 12, 2018. More than 50 troops (160 scouts) attended the free event and went through the program to receive their blue cards at the end of the event. Scouts went through…

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MAA on Hand for Soo Locks Press Conference

On May 2, 2018 at the Soo Locks Visitor Center in Sault Ste. Marie, Lt. Governor Calley held a press conference regarding President Trump’s commitment to the Locks in his recent trip to Michigan. A big thanks to Ray LeClair from Carmeuse Lime and Stone who is not only the Director of Operations of the Great…

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First ship of the 2018 season arrives at Lafarge Presque Isle Quarry

The first ship of the season arrived at the Lafarge Presque Isle Quarry in Michigan on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, The Alpena News reports. The 20-year-old vessel, the Great Lakes Trader, is both a tug boat and a barge capable of hauling 34,000 tons of aggregate and is operated by Capt. Bruce Messersmith and Chief…

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Local Stoneco Quarries Receive Awards from Industry Associations

Sunday, March 25, 2018   Stoneco of Michigan recently received several awards including honors for Monroe county operations.  The company was awarded five excellence in Community Relations awards by the National Stone Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA). In addition, several Stoneco of Michigan locations were awarded environmental and safety awards by the Michigan Aggregates Association(MAA).…

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Doug Brown of ASTI Environmental Receives Prestigious Economic Development Award

The Michigan Economic Developers Association (MEDA) held its Annual Conference at the Haworth Inn and Conference Center in Holland, Michigan, from August 16 – 18, 2017. The theme of this year’s meeting was “CONNECT: People. Ideas. Solutions.” which let economic developers know the connections that are needed to succeed with emerging industries, themes and tools.…

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MAA President Elected to the Aggregates & Concrete Executives (ACE) Board of Directors

On August 28, 2017, MAA President, Douglas E. Needham, P.E., was elected to the Aggregates & Concrete Executive Organization Board of Directors (term 2017-2019). The Aggregates & Concrete Executive organization, which represents 32 various state associations, was formed in 1993 for the purpose of gathering and distributing timely, practical and educational information on the aggregate…

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Stoneco Donates Beef

Monroe News – August 8, 2017 Austin Fisher and Amy Seager, both employees from Stoneco, deliver the meat to volunteer at Oaks of Righteousness Christian Ministries, Stoneco of Michigan and Michigan Paving Materials-Oil Division donated beef purchased at the Monroe County Fair’s 4-H Junior Livestock Auction Aug. 4 to various organizations and charities Monday. The two…

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