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Spring Issue of Rock Talk Published! May 6, 2013
The new issue of Rock Talk is now available online to OSSGA members. Please click "read more" below to download the current issue (password required). To obtain your new login and password information, please e-mail email@example.com
Canada Green Building Council and Holcim Canada advance urban sustainability in Canada April 25, 2013
(Canada) -- The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is pleased to announce Holcim Canada is its first Gold National Sponsor.
Lafarge relocates Western Canadian headquarters to Quarry Park April 25, 2013
CALGARY — Lafarge, a major supplier of construction materials, has relocated its Western Canadian headquarters to the redeveloped Quarry Park neighbourhood — the site of the company’s former gravel pit.
Lafarge Eastern Canada joins Earth Rangers to bring the wonder of wildlife to schools in Atlantic Canada April 24, 2013
Thanks to the generous support of Lafarge Canada, Earth Rangers will visit schools in Atlantic Canada this Spring to inspire children to help Bring Back the Wild.
The Transportation Infrastructure Industry Recognizes The Miller Group for its Environmental Leadership and Green Construction Practices April 23, 2013
TORONTO, April 22, 2013 /CNW/ - The Ontario Road Builders’ Association (ORBA), in partnership with the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) and the Ontario Good Roads Association (OGRA), is pleased to announce the Miller Group as the winner of the 2013 ORBA Green Leadership and Sustainability Award.
Changing day to day habits key to Holcim Canada’s contributions on Earth Day 2013 April 23, 2013
TORONTO, April 22, 2013 /CNW/ - In addition to participating in the many conservation and stewardship activities the company has organized in communities close to their operations, Holcim Canada employees will have the opportunity to learn about how the sum of changing behaviours and habits can contribute to making a big difference.
Aggregate Producers Raise over $17K for Muskoka Children March 19, 2013
Muskoka, February 28, 2013 — The OSSGA (Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association) raised a total $17,150 for the Children’s Foundation of Muskoka during its annual industry conference in February at Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville, ON.
Fowler Construction Receives Environmental Achievement Award from OSSGA March 1, 2013
BRACEBRIDGE, ON, March 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Fowler Construction is pleased to announce it has received the Ontario Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s (OSSGA) prestigious Environmental Achievement Award for their Sage Creek valley plan adjacent to their Child’s Pit location in Bracebridge, Ontario.
Studies Show Pits & Quarries Pose No Threat to Drinking Water November 16, 2012
OSSGA is pleased to release the findings of two studies which conclude that aggregate extraction operations have no adverse effects on municipal drinking water supplies.
Carden Plain Water Study October 9, 2012
In a detailed report released October 4, Golder Associates Ltd. concluded that cumulative effects of quarries on groundwater, drinking water wells, wetlands and water flows in creeks and rivers "are expected to be negligible."
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