WALTHAM, Mass., March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aggregate Industries US (AIUS) (www.aggregate-us.com), a Holcim Group Company, announced today that AIUS West Region (WR), formerly the West Central Region, received The Colorado Contractors Association's (CCA) top Traveling Safety Trophy for the second time in five years. At the 79th Annual CCA Convention awards breakfast on January 27, 2012, the Golden, Colorado-based Aggregate Industries US WR was honored for zero lost time incidents and zero recordable incidents. Contracting operations manager Rob Wise and aggregate operations manager Kipp Raines accepted the Traveling Trophy from CCA's president Raymond Swerdfeger on behalf of the company's contracting and aggregates division.
"Receiving the Traveling Safety Trophy twice in five years is a great honor," said Bernard Terver, president and chief executive officer, Aggregate Industries US WR. "I want to thank everyone in the contracting and aggregates division for their exemplary safety performance. Aggregate Industries takes great care that our employees safely return to their families after each and every shift, and this recognition is a wonderful validation of those efforts."
With zero recordable incidents in addition to its zero lost time incidents, Aggregate Industries US outperformed six other zero lost time contractors.
During 2011, Aggregates Industries' contracting and aggregates division achieved nearly 200,000 combined work hours.
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Aggregate Industries US is a leading provider of aggregate and construction materials to markets in 16 states and 300 cities.
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