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CCA Recognizes Lafarge with Environmental Award
June 19, 2012, Calgary, AB - The Purple Lot, a Lafarge parking lot project at Calgary International Airport (YYC) which incorporated the use of an amended asphalt mix containing reclaimed asphalt pavement and Asphalt Shingle Modifier, was recently recognized by the Canadian Construction Association for its sustainable features.
Duntroon Quarry Expansion Approved with Strings Attached
June 19, 2012, Thorold, ON – The Consolidated Hearings Board has approved Walker Aggregates’ application to expand its Duntroon Quarry, but has ordered some changes to the proposal the company had submitted. In a report, released today, the board said a number of points “significantly influenced” its decision.
Lafarge presents new sustainable development ambitions
June 15, 2012, New York, NY - Lafarge has entered a new phase in its sustainability commitment with the launch today of Sustainability Ambitions 2020. The 34 new sustainability ambitions are organized around the three main pillars of sustainable development - social, economic and environmental - and they are coupled with demanding quantitative targets.
OSSGA Releases Study on Rehabilitated Aggregate Sites
June 14, 2012, Mississauga, ON - A study being released by the Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (OSSGA) shows that rehabilitated aggregate sites are being successfully integrated into their communities and surrounding landscapes once rehabilitation has been completed.
St Marys Cement receives ISO 50001 certification
June 8, 2012, Bowmanville, ON – Politicians and community leaders were on hand to celebrate St Marys Cement Inc. – Bowmanville Plant having received North America's first International Organization for Standardization's (ISO) ISO 50001 certification. The ISO 50001 standard is a framework for industrial facilities seeking to manage their energy use.
SNC-Lavalin acquires DBA Engineering
June 5, 2012, Montreal, QC - SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) announced that it has acquired DBA Engineering, an Ontario-based engineering firm specializing in materials and pavement engineering, and geotechnical and geo-environmental studies.