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Lights, Camera, Action!

Since 2013, Vulcan facilities have hosted 32 TV/Film productions and the big names keep rolling in. Vulcan’s Stockbridge Quarry in Atlanta, Georgia has been aptly named ‘Vulcan Hollywood South.’ In 2013, Stockbridge had their first big movie shoot with Fast and Furious 7. Major motion pictures followed such as The Divergent Series: Allegiant and Marvel’s Black Panther...
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Quarry Crusher

Annual Chula Vista Quarry Crusher Run raised $45,000 towards the Chula Vista Firefighter’s Foundation. The 2018 Quarry Crusher Run at Chula Vista had 369 participants. 75 volunteers from Vulcan’s Chula Vista and Carroll Canyon facilities were there to help along with sponsors from Chula Vista Fire Explorers...
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Supporting Our Troops

The Vulcan Southwest Division first partnered with Soldiers' Angels in 2017 for the first Quarry Crusher Run in Texas. Given that San Antonio is Military City, USA, Soldiers' Angels was a natural charity partner for this race. Soldiers’ Angels offers a number of programs to service our military families, deployed service members, wounded service members and veterans...
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Girl Power

The Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas know first-hand there’s a lot to learn at a quarry. Scouts who attend Camp Metro in San Antonio get hands-on experience and explore skills in a variety of thematic areas, including STEM learning...
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Special Growers Bloom

Special Growers started with an inspirational idea – to provide opportunities for young adults with special-needs. Founded eight years ago, the non-profit employs about 70 workers who harvest fresh herbs for wholesale to restaurants in and around Blount County. Area high school students with special-needs also work at Special Growers, arriving daily by school bus to the two-acre plot...
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Environmental Stewardship

Water for the Future

Bellwood Quarry, formerly owned by Vulcan Materials, is being transformed into a reservoir which will create a 30-day water supply for Atlanta residents...
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Environmental Stewardship

Beach Restoration

Flagler County, Florida is home to miles of beautiful beaches along the east coastline of the state. In October 2016, Flagler’s dune line was decimated by Hurricane Matthew. With the help of Vulcan sand, a $20-million-plus beach restoration effort began in January 2018...
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Quarry Park Inspires

Quarry Park is the most visited park in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The park sits on the former location of the Piedmont Quarry, which operated from the mid-1920’s through the early 1970’s. The quarry site and surrounding land was donated to the city by Vulcan Materials Company in 1998...
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Environmental Stewardship

Raptor Release

The red-tailed hawk known as “Iris” was brought to the non-profit Carolina Raptor Center in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina with a fish hook embedded in its eye. After a delicate surgery and recovery at the Carolina Raptor Center, the hawk was released at the Cabarrus Quarry...
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Feeding The Hungry

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina works with partner agencies to provide 38 million pounds of food each year to those facing food insecurities and hunger. That equates to over 31 million meals to help people in need...
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