Highlights: All

California

Irwindale

Western Division

Safety & Health

Sampling Asphalt for Standardized Testing

Approximately 800 samples will be used for standardized testing of 1/2" rubber asphalt. Partnering with Caltrans for this round robin test, they were impressed with Vulcan’s commitment to safety.

Tennessee

Central Division

Safety & Health

People

Vulcan Excels at Southeast Region Mine Rescue

The Florida Mine Safety Program (FMSP) held its Inaugural Surface Mining Emergency Response Training and Competition. Two Mine Rescue teams were sent to compete in the mine rescue contest and won 1st Place Overall Champion.

North Carolina

North

Mideast Division

Safety & Health

Community

Rescue Drills at North Quarry

Winston-Salem Fire Station #14 crew was welcomed in for a rescue drill. Members of the WSFD worked with Vulcan’s rescue crew to reenact emergency rescue scenarios for learning and practice.

Safety & Health

X Marks the Spot

The X Marks the Spot initiative encourages employees to stop and think: could it happen to me? On a quarterly basis, teams go out to where an injury occurred, marked with the X Marks the Spot sign, to discusses what went wrong.

Texas

Huebner

Southwest Division

Safety & Health

Community

San Antonio Fire Department Tours Huebner Quarry

In March 2017, 40 first responders from San Antonio Fire Department took a tour and discussed safety protocols with Vulcan employees, such as confined space concerns and practice rescues that could help in the event of a crisis.

Alabama

Gurley

Southern & Gulf Coast Division

Environmental Stewardship

Gurley Wins Top NSSGA Award

Building a bridge on the property to protect wetlands and Hurricane Creek, which runs through the facility, led to winning the National Stone, Sand, and Gravel Association (NSSGA) 2017 Environmental Excellence Platinum Award.

Virginia

Edsall Road

Mideast Division

Environmental Stewardship

Ready Mix Fleet Reduces CO2 Emissions

Since 2016, Ready Mixed Concrete has been retrofitted with a proprietary product called Carbon Cure to reduce CO2 emissions. So far, Vulcan can document reduction of more than 2 million pounds of CO2 – equivalent to over 2 million vehicle miles.

California

Sanger

Western Division

Environmental Stewardship

New Conveyor Reduces Vehicle Emissions

A conveyor system bridge is being built for the Kings Canyon Road project. The system will improve safety, reduce vehicle emissions and relieve traffic congestion by transporting an estimated 800,000 tons of material from the yard over the highway to the job site.

Environmental Stewardship

Vulcan's Waste Management Program

Vulcan practices recycling a majority of materials that otherwise would be managed as a waste material. This includes the recycling of light bulbs, batteries, used oil and oil filters, antifreeze/coolant, and petroleum contaminated materials as alternative fuels.

California

Otay Mesa

Western Division

People

Dressed to Kilt

Joe Miller is not just a Plant Operator, he has been participating/competing in the Scottish Highland Games for the past 17 years. Joe is currently ranked 11th in the nation in the Masters division.

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