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December 7, 2016                                                                               
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CalCIMA Members Receive Safety Awards

Individuals, Mines, & Plants Recognized

Sacramento.  The California Construction & Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA) announces the recipients of its 2016 Safety Excellence Awards.
“These awards honor the plants and individuals that produce vital materials for society while operating in a manner that prioritizes safety.  Importantly, these awards recognize improvements in safety culture, communication, employee empowerment, innovation, and impact beyond the plant,” said Gary Hambly, President & CEO of CalCIMA. 
The award categories include aggregates, industrial minerals, ready mixed concrete, cement, individuals, and safety professionals.  The 2016 recipients:

Tehachapi Plant, Lehigh Southwest Cement
Corona Quarry, Vulcan Materials Western Division
Garey Aggregate Plant, CalPortland
Natividad Plant, Lhoist North America
Lucerne Valley Plant, Specialty Minerals, Inc.
Ontario Concrete Product Plants, CalPortland
Pleasanton Plant, Central Concrete Supply Co., Inc.
Ramiro Murillo – Lead Kilnman, Natividad Plant, Lhoist North America
Brian Bigley – Safety Manager, Tehachapi Plant, Lehigh Southwest Cement

The awards were presented by Paul Belanger, assistant western district manager for the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA), at the 2016 CalCIMA Education Conference. 

Recent press releases

 12/21/15 - CalCIMA Announces Safety Excellence Awards 
12/14/15 - CalCIMA Announces Member Awards

  12/9/14 - CalCIMA Presents 2014 Safety & Member Awards 
  4/24/14 - CalCIMA Accepting Papers for 2014 Education Conference
  3/24/14 - ACI Presents CalCIMA Distinquished Achievement Award 
  2/18/14 - CalCIMA Announces 2014 Spring Thaws

   12/13/13 - 2013 Safety Awards
   12/4/13  - Members Honored With Awards
    7/25/13 - Kerry Shapiro Named CalCIMA General Counsel  
    7/23/13 - Legislation Saves Over 100 Aggregate and Mineral Operations

Award recipients - cumulative lists
            Excellence in Safety Awards
            Member Recognition Awards 


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