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August 31, 2016

Cement Industry Honors Plant Safety

PCA Announces Chairman’s Safety Performance Award Winners

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Portland Cement Association (PCA) announced the winners of the Chairman’s Safety Performance Awards, which recognize outstanding safety performance in the manufacturing of Portland cement. Presented at the PCA Fall Congress meeting in Chicago, the nine winners were selected from more than 100 cement facilities across the U.S. found to be the highest performers in safety.

“Above all, the safety and health of the industry workers is of the utmost importance to cement companies around the world and in the U.S.,” said John Stull, PCA Chairman and CEO of LafargeHolcim U.S. “Employees at these facilities work to continuously improve health conditions and set a high standard throughout the year.”

The 2016 PCA Chairman’s Safety Performance Award winners are:

Category: Less than 216,000 hours

Lehigh Hanson, Inc. – Bellingham, Wash.

Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. – Riverside, Calif.

Argos USA Corporation – Atlanta, Ga.

Category: 216,001-286,000 hours

Holcim (U.S.) – Morgan, Utah

Drake Cement LLC – Paulden, Ariz.

Lehigh Hanson, Inc. – Leeds, Ala.

Category: 287,000-635,000 hours

Lafarge NA – Alpena, Mich.

Holcim (U.S.) – Ada, Okla.

Lehigh Hanson, Inc. – Union Bridge, Md.

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