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Environmental Stewardship

Building Vulcan

Vulcan’s newest plant - the Medina Quarry, located just west of San Antonio - is one of its largest.
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People

Then and Now

Vulcan’s Reece Evans, who works at the Medina facility outside of San Antonio, knows he still has a lot to learn. But after just three years on the job, Evans quickly worked his way up from Operations Management Trainee to Supervisor at Vulcan’s Medina Plant.
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Community

Loop 202

When the State of Arizona needed aggregates and asphalt to construct its largest freeway project in state history, Vulcan answered the call. The new Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway in Phoenix, which opened in 2019, is a 22-miles expressway that shortens commuter times by connecting the East and West Valleys and brings significant economic opportunities to the area.
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Community

Grand Opening

Joined by over 150 neighbors, stakeholders and customers, Vulcan’s Southeast Division celebrated the grand opening of its new aggregates quarry in Lexington County, South Carolina by hosting an open house. The open house welcomed members of the community into the facility where they met with the Vulcan team and asked questions. Those who attended were able to take a tour of the quarry, look at equipment, learn how Vulcan uses science and technology in our daily operation and enjoy a free lunch in the pop-up Quarry Café.
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Environmental Stewardship

Vulcan Conservation Banks

Vulcan's Cajon Creek Conservation Bank and Colton Dunes Conservation Bank protect local wildlife.
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Environmental Stewardship

Restoring Land

Vulcan’s River Rock facility in Fresno, California, joined forces with the San Joaquin River Parkway & Conservation Trust to restore land along the river that had been part of the company’s mining operation.
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Environmental Stewardship

Protecting Our Wildlife

Not far from San Francisco, Vulcan’s Pilarcitos Quarry is home to nearly 200 acres of a protected nature preserve and various wildlife species. With proper oversight and controls, Vulcan is demonstrating that mining and wildlife can co-exist.
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Environmental Stewardship

Looking Out For Future Generations

When Vulcan retires its older trucks, it replaces them with new machinery that meets new air quality standards by decreasing exhaust emissions and limiting greenhouse admissions that ultimately reduces our carbon footprint.
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Safety & Health

A Golden Safety Record at Corona

At Vulcan, protecting people guides everything we do. We have a responsibility to one another, our families, neighbors and the communities we serve. Perhaps no other facility has exemplified and perfected that safety philosophy more than Vulcan’s Corona Quarry in Southern California, which has gone more than two decades, logging in more than one million hours, without an accident.
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Community

Supporting First Responders

For the past three years, Vulcan’s facility in Chula Vista, California, has partnered with their local first responders in its Quarry Crusher Run, an annual charity race that offers the opportunity to run or walk inside a quarry.
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