Highlights: Environmental Stewardship

Florida

Fort Myers

Southeast Division

Environmental Stewardship

Fort Myers Wildlife

Nature and industry coexisting. Our Ft. Myers Quarry is home to many reptiles, mammals, fish and birds including this turkey vulture. The grasses heading into the lake are great for foraging birds and fish. And of course you’ll find plenty of gators!

California

Pleasanton

Western Division

Environmental Stewardship

Pleasanton Quarry Mascot

Our Pleasanton Quarry in California provides a unique habitat for a variety of animal species including white-tailed deer, cotton-tailed rabbits and ruddy ducks. The bald eagles are a favorite of the Pleasanton team and their customers, who regard “The Eagles” as the plant’s unofficial mascot.

California

Pleasanton

Western Division

Environmental Stewardship

Feathery Friends

Providing a home for our feathery friends. With 285 acres of wetlands and open water habitat as well as over 30 nest boxes, birds flock to Pleasanton Sand & Gravel, one of our 40+ Wildlife Habitat Council certified sites.

Florida

Southeast Division

Environmental Stewardship

Tiger Creek Mitigation Bank

Check out our Tiger Creek Mitigation Bank in Lake Wales, FL. Working with state and federal conservation agencies and organizations, we established this 400-acre home for local threatened species including the sand skink, bluetail mole skink and gopher tortoise.

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.

Arizona

Mountain West Division

Environmental Stewardship

People

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.