LafargeHolcim in the US Aggregate Operations Earn Top Awards for Community and Environmental Excellence

28 September 2021

 National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association announces 2021 awards


Chicago, IL, September 28, 2021 – The National, Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) recently recognized eight LafargeHolcim in the US facilities for their environmental and community efforts. The recognition is part of NSSGA's annual Community and Environmental Excellence Awards. 

"Aggregates are the foundation of our building industry, and caring for the environment around our facilities and the communities we serve is a core value for LafargeHolcim employees," said Michael LeMonds, U.S. Head of Environment, Land and Government Affairs. "We understand our mandate to reinvent the way the world builds as we seek to become a net-zero company. Uplifting the communities and environment where we live and work is part of that commitment." 

LafargeHolcim recipients include:  


Gold Award

·      Battle Creek Sand & Gravel Pit (MI) for environmental excellence

·      Fox River Quarry (IL) for environmental excellence

·      Lockport Quarry (NY) for environmental excellence

Silver Award

·      Dundee Quarry (MI) for environmental excellence

·      Marblehead Quarry (OH) for community relations excellence

Bronze Award

·      Chelsea Sand & Gravel Pit (MI) for environmental excellence

·      Peabody Quarry (MA) for community relations excellence

·      Wayland Sand & Gravel Pit (MI) for environmental excellence


NSSGA cited the winning locations' environmental management programs, land conservation efforts and continued community involvement as critical factors in determining awardees. 

“We are thrilled to congratulate LafargeHolcim on their accomplishments with winning multiple NSSGA Awards of Excellence in the Community Relations and the Environmental categories,” said NSSGA President & CEO Michael Johnson. “By recognizing the achievements of these teams, we as an industry are able to learn from their success stories which in turn will improve NSSGA members’ overall environmental stewardship efforts and local community involvement across the country.”

NSSGA began the awards programs to recognize aggregate producers who help enhance the public perception of the industry and its operations by supporting local communities and exceeding technical, environmental and regulatory requirements.



About Holcim

Holcim builds progress for people and the planet. As a global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions, Holcim is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of its strategy Holcim is becoming a net zero company, with its people and communities at the heart of its success. The company is driving the circular economy as a world leader in recycling to build more with less. Holcim is the company behind some of the world’s most trusted brands in the building sector including ACC, Aggregate Industries, Ambuja Cement, Disensa, Firestone Building Products, Geocycle, Holcim and Lafarge. Holcim is 70,000 people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products. More information is available on

In the United States, LafargeHolcim in the US, a subsidiary of Holcim, includes close to 350 sites in 43 states and employs 7,000 people. Our customers rely on us to help them design and build better communities with innovative solutions that deliver structural integrity and eco-efficiency.



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