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| November 13, 2019

NSSGA Environmental Excellence Awards Announced For Leaders in The Aggregates Industry

CONTACT: Patrick Dunne


ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) today announced the recipients of the Awards of Environmental Excellence. The NSSGA Environmental Excellence Awards recognize operations that actively demonstrate a commitment to the exemplary use of environmental controls and systems.  

“NSSGA member companies have a long history of being good stewards of our environment, making positive contributions to the communities in which they operate,” said NSSGA President & CEO Michael W. Johnson. “The NSSGA Environmental Excellence Awards recognize the best of the best operations that demonstrate the commitment to environmental stewardship. We congratulate these award-winning companies on the focus and achievement they have made in environmental excellence.”

NSSGA’s Environmental Excellence Gold and Silver Award recipients will be recognized during the Legislative & Policy Forum, Nov. 18-20. 


Gold Award Winners


CEMEX Balcones Quarry
New Braunfels, TX


Gator Sand Mine
Davenport, FL


Gainesville Quarry
Lehigh Hanson, Inc.
Gainesville, GA


Hanson Material Service Romeo Quarry
Lehigh Hanson, Inc.
Romeoville, IL


Benson Quarry
Martin Marietta
Benson, NC


Pringle Quarry
Pete Lien & Sons, Inc.
Pringle, SD


Shalersville Sand and Gravel
The Shelly Company, A CRH Company
Mantua, OH


Annapolis Quarry
Specialty Granules LLC
Annapolis, MO


One Gold Award operation will receive the Platinum Award for Environmental Excellence live during the Legislative & Policy Forum. For a complete list of Award winners, please visit


NSSGA is the leading advocate for the aggregates industry. Its members – stone, sand and gravel producers and the equipment manufacturers and service providers who support them – produce the essential raw materials found in homes, buildings, roads, bridges and public works projects, NSSGA represents more than 90 percent of the crushed stone and 70 percent of the sand and gravel produced annually in the United States. Learn more at