WALTHAM, Mass., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aggregate Industries US (AIUS) (www.aggregate-us.com), a Holcim Group Company (www.holcim.com), announced today that three of its facilities received Safety Achievement Awards from the Illinois Department of Mines and Minerals. The facilities were recognized for accomplishing a Zero Lost Time Accident Rate in 2012. This accomplishment is based on a company's lost time injuries (LTI) record. An LTI is defined as an accident that requires the employee to take time off for recovery.
"We congratulate our employees for their accomplishment and unwavering attention to safety," said Graham Hardwick, senior vice president of Aggregate Industries US Mid-West Region. "They have shown great commitment to implementing the company's universal safety measures and taking ownership for personal safety. We're proud of their achievements and look forward to continued excellence."
The three facilities to receive the awards are Dyer Lake Pit #34 located in Burlington, WI, Algonquin Pit #5 located in Algonquin, IL and McHenry West Pit #26 located in McHenry, IL.
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Aggregate Industries US is a leading provider of aggregate and construction materials to markets in 18 states and more than 300 cities.
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