Environmental Excellence Award

Honey Island Sand & Gravel received the Platinum Award of Environmental Excellence in September 2018.

These awards provide national recognition for NSSGA producer member operations actively contributing to the maintenance of the environment in and around their operations as evidenced by a commitment to the exemplary use of environmental controls and systems. This award is based, in part, on the extent to which an operation meets and exceeds technical environmental and regulatory requirements. It is not based on aesthetic or beautification criteria. Any active NSSGA producer member operation is eligible for the award. 

2019 Award Recipients

AwardOperationParent Company
GoldGator Sand MineCEMEX
GoldCEMEX Balcones QuarryCEMEX
GoldHanson Gainesville QuarryLehigh Hanson, Inc.
GoldHanson Material Service Romeo QuarryLehigh Hanson, Inc.
GoldBenson QuarryMartin Marietta
GoldPringle QuarryPete Lien & Sons, Inc.
GoldShalersville Sand and GravelThe Shelly Company, A CRH Company
GoldAnnapolis QuarrySpecialty Granules LLC
SilverLafarge Marblehead QuarryLafargeHolcim
SilverPeabody QuarryAggregate Industries - Northeast Region, Inc., LafargeHolcim
SilverCharmian PlantSpecialty Granules LLC
SilverDavenport Sand MineCEMEX
SilverPalmdale Sand MineCEMEX
SilverCenter Hill QuarryCEMEX
SilverWillard QuarryConco Quarries, Inc., A CRH Company
SilverLockwoodGranite Construction, Inc.
SilverWillowcreek AggregatesHK Contractors, A CRH Company
SilverLockport QuarryLafargeHolcim
SilverBonds QuarryMartin Marietta
SilverMidlothian QuarryMartin Marietta
SilverMedford QuarryMartin Marietta
SilverBridgeport StoneMartin Marietta
SilverTin Top Sand and GravelMartin Marietta
SilverLafarge Algonquin Sand and GravelMeyer Material Co., LafargeHolcim
SilverKremlin Plant Specialty Granules LLCSpecialty Granules LLC
BronzeLattimore Materials Corp - Glen Rose Sand and Gravel MineAggregate Industries, LafargeHolcim
BronzeFulks Sand & GravelAggregate Industries, LafargeHolcim
BronzePrinceton QuarryAllegheny Mineral Corporation
BronzeSlippery Rock QuarryAllegheny Mineral Corporation
BronzeGraff/Worthington QuarryAllegheny Mineral Corporation
BronzeNew River PlantCalPortland Company
BronzeBrooksville QuarryCEMEX
BronzeUnion Sand MineCEMEX
BronzeAlico QuarryCEMEX
BronzeSt. Catherine QuarryCEMEX
BronzeCEMEX Krome QuarryCEMEX
BronzeDeerfield Sand MineCEMEX
BronzeInglis QuarryCEMEX
BronzeGalloway QuarryConco Quarries, Inc., A CRH Company
BronzeDexter Sand & GravelDelta Companies Inc.
BronzeCape Girardeau QuarryDelta Companies Inc.
BronzeBuncombe QuarryDelta Companies Inc.
BronzeHeartland MaterialsDelta Companies Inc.
BronzePoplar Bluff QuarryDelta Companies Inc.
BronzeNortheast Paving: NorthfieldEurovia Atlantic Coast LLC
BronzeCapay FacilityGranite Construction, Inc.
BronzeSinger FacilityGranite Construction, Inc.
BronzeLippert AggregatesIA Construction Corp.
BronzeGarland AggregatesIA Construction Corp.
BronzePeru PlantIrving Materials, Inc.
BronzeStony Creek PlantIrving Materials, Inc.
BronzeHanson Material Service-Fairmount QuarryLehigh Hanson, Inc.
BronzeHanson Aggregates Pennyslvania, LLC - Penns Park QuarryLehigh Hanson, Inc.
BronzeBlake QuarryMartin Marietta
BronzeAnderson Creek QuarryMartin Marietta
BronzeThomasville QuarryMartin Marietta
BronzeHugo QuarryMartin Marietta
BronzeIdabel QuarryMartin Marietta
BronzeBroken Bow S&GMartin Marietta
BronzePortable CrushingMartin Maretta
BronzeSawyer QuarryMartin Marietta
BronzeMill Creek Granite QuarryMartin Marietta
BronzePerryville Sand & GravelMartin Marietta
BronzePike Industries, Inc., Sidney, MEPike Industries, a CRH Company
BronzeKerrville Sand & GravelMartin Marietta
BronzeMedina Rock & RailMartin Marietta
BronzeIoneSpecialty Granules LLC
BronzePoint East AggsStaker Parson, A CRH Company
BronzeHeber Binggeli AggsStaker Parson, A CRH Company
BronzeStoneco of Michigan, Monroe QuarryStoneco of Michigan, A CRH Company
BronzeStoneco of Michigan, Maybee QuarryStoneco of Michigan, A CRH Company
BronzeStoneco of Michigan, Ottawa Lake QuarryStoneco of Michigan, A CRH Company
BronzeStoneco of Michigan, Newport QuarryStoneco of Michigan, A CRH Company
BronzeGypsum Ranch FacilityUnited Companies, A CRH Company
BronzeMacon QuarryVulcan Materials Company


Environmental Leadership Award

Provides recognition to an individual in the aggregates industry who has made superior and substantial contributions to his or her company’s, or the industry’s efforts to achieve environmentally sound operating practices.  Open to any member individual involved in the aggregates industry who has made superior or exemplary contributions to the industry’s environmental responsiveness through his or her own personal leadership and effort.


Certificate of Achievement

Those entries that submit a completed self-certification entry form will receive this basic level of recognition. Any active NSSGA producer member operation is eligible for the award. This operation must certify it is in compliance with all applicable governmental environmental regulatory requirements and does not have a pattern of violations during the time period of two full years prior to the date of application.


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