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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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Community

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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Community

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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Community

Tug Crews Honored

The U.S. Coast Guard and the Virginia Maritime Association honored the crews of two Vulcan Materials Company tugboats for swift action during severe weather.
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Community

Science Education Rocks

The Vulcan museum partners with educators from Kaleideum North, a center in Winston-Salem committed to developing exhibits and programming that fuse STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), literacy, and arts education into an integrated approach to learning.
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Environmental Stewardship

A Strategic Partnership

The Fairfax Water Authority and Vulcan Materials Company entered into a strategic partnership that ensures a plentiful supply of drinking water for nearly two million residents in Northern Virginia...
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