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.
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.
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.
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.
Mountain West Division
Vulcan's Own Environmental Leader Of The Year
Environmental Manager Gregg Monger was recognized as Arizona Rock Products Association’s 2016-17 Environmental Leader of the Year. Gregg has worked to develop key environmental programs centered on compliance and proactive environmental policies.