WALTHAM, Ma., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Holcim (US) Inc. (www.holcim.us) announced today that two of their plants – Midlothian in Midlothian, TX, and Devil's Slide in Morgan, UT – have received the Portland Cement Association's (PCA) prestigious Chairman's Safety Performance Award in recognition of their exceptional health and safety programs. The award was presented to the company during the PCA's Spring Board of Directors meeting in Chicago.
"The fact that our Midlothian plant has received this award for three consecutive years demonstrates the commitment our management team and employees have on health and safety," said Bernard Terver, president and chief executive officer of Holcim (US).
Mr. Terver added, "Adding Devil's Slide to the list of Holcim recipients is an outstanding accomplishment for our employees who are deeply committed to the safety of all who visit our plants, terminals, and offices. Each of our employees is focused on making it possible for all to return home each and every day."
About Holcim (US) Inc.
Holcim (US) Inc. is a subsidiary of Holcim Ltd, and one of the nation's leading manufacturers and suppliers of cement and mineral components. Holcim (US) has approximately 2,000 employees and operates 15 manufacturing plants and 70 distribution facilities in the United States.
About Portland Cement Association
Based in Skokie, Ill., the Portland Cement Association represents cement companies in the United States and Canada. It conducts market development, engineering, research, education, and public affairs programs. More information on PCA programs is available at www.cement.org.
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