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Michigan Paving & Materials New COO – Rick Becker

Michigan Paving & Materials New COO – Rick Becker

Rick Becker has recently been named the Chief Operating Officer for Michigan Paving & Materials Company.  As COO, Rick will oversee all operations in MPM. Rick came to CRH with the acquisition of SE Johnson in 2003 and has over 30 years of industry experience.  His role within CRH has expanded from managing our eastern…

Levi’s Link Run Raises over $35,000 for Special Needs Hospital Program

Mid Michigan Materials is proud to announce that their recent Levi’s Link 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk raised over $35,000 for the new Levi’s Link program to assist special needs patients at McLaren Port Huron Hospital. The unique run took place throughout the Mid Michigan Materials – Wilson Pit on Sunday, June 24 and…

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…

Take Five: MAA’s Doug Needham shares his views on the aggregates market in Michigan

AggMan understands that the aggregates business is made up of local businesses throughout the nation. As such, we are focused on providing insights into these local markets, as well as national markets, in print and online. We contacted Doug Needham, P.E., president of the Michigan Aggregates Association (MAA), who was kind enough to give us his take…

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…

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

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…

Local Stoneco Quarries Receive Awards from Industry Associations

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).…

MAA Member – GZA SENIOR PRINCIPAL MARK KRUMENACHER EARNS PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL SAND ASSOCIATION EXCELLENCE AWARD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                            CONTACT: October 17, 2017                                                                                             Angela Cincotta…

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.…