Michigan Aggregates Association

Members in the News

Mid Michigan Materials is a proud sponsor of the 5th annual Blue Water SandFest sand sculpting competition.

Each year we donate our slurry sand, which used for the sand sculptures and demonstrations. The annual event is a fundraiser hosted by the Friends of the Fort Gratiot Light Station and raises money for the rehabilitation of the lighthouse and grounds. Over $135K has been raised over the event’s history. Click here to read…

Wilson named to Northwood University Board of Trustees

MIDLAND, Mich. – Northwood University has named Robert W. Wilson, vice president of Mid-Michigan Materials of Jeddo, Michigan, to the university’s Board of Trustees. Wilson joins five additional new members on Northwood’s board.  Currently, Wilson is responsible for operations, quality control, financial affairs, and is involved with all strategic planning and oversight for the business.…

MAA Lobbies D.C. for Sustainable Infrastructure Funding

Last week, MAA along with various companies from not only Michigan but also across the nation visited Washington D.C. to take part in the 2017 Transportation Construction Coalition – Fly In. The Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) was established in 1996 and includes 31 national associations (including NSSGA) and labor unions with a direct market interest…

Stoneco Hosts Ida Elementary School Tour

On Wednesday, May 17, 2017, Stoneco of Michigan hosted the Ida Elementary School at their Ottawa Lake quarry. The day began with a full tour of the quarry followed by lunch and an information presentation about construction aggregates. The day wrapped up with a souvenir rock hunt. This annual event has quickly become one of…

MAA Member Update – Mid Michigan Materials

MAA member Mid Michigan Materials is excited to announce that on November 30, 2016 the company was sold to Jamie Jacob (Ajax Paving Industries) and Chris Peyerk (Dan’s Excavating). Mid Michigan Materials celebrated 55 years in business this March. The Wilson family is proud to still be with the company and to help write the…

MAA Chairman of the Board Receives Tribute from Michigan Legislature

On Monday, March 13, 2017, MAA Chairman of the Board, Rick Becker, received a special tribute from the Michigan legislature. The special tribute states the following: LET IT BE KNOW, That it is with great pleasure that we offer congratulation to Rick Becker upon his election as President of the Michigan Aggregates Association. Rick’s long…

Lewiston Sand & Gravel named 2017 Lewiston Business of the Year

LEWISTON — The Lewiston Area Chamber of Commerce and Lewiston Downtown Development Authority announced the 2017 Business of the year, Lewiston Sand and Gravel, at its 2017 annual Chamber dinner and awards ceremony. Here is what a pair of nominations said about Lewiston Sand & Gravel: “LSG impacts the community in numerous positive ways. Examples:…

Great Lakes Aggregates Honored

This past weekend, Great Lakes Aggregates was honored at the grand opening of the South Rockwood Branch Library.  The $1.5 million complex paid for by Sylvania Minerals features a 5,000 square foot library and media center along with a 3,500 square good community room and kitchen.  The signature piece of the media center is a…

ZERO MSHA CITATIONS FOR STONECO’S NEWPORT QUARRY

Recently reported by Aggregates Manager an on line digital magazine, MAA member Stoneco of Michigan’s Newport Quarry received zero citations during a recent three-day inspection by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) that looked at every part of the operation, including the plant, workshops, mobile equipment, scales, and outside lighting, The Monroe News reports.…