News

April 16, 2007

Salt Lake City - Graymont's Pleasant Gap plant in Centre County, Pennsylvania has made a significant financial contribution towards a new Emergency Services Building for the Pleasant Gap Fire Company. The fire station services the local community and also the Pleasant Gap plant and mine.

April 12, 2007

Boucherville - Graymont Western Canada's plant in Exshaw, Alberta is donating materials and equipment to the Calgary Quad Squad Association to help in the construction of bridges. The bridges cross waterways in the Waiprous Valley near Exshaw and will allow continued public access to trails in this area.  

March 27, 2007

The Graymont Western Canada team helped sponsor two seminars that were presented by the Alberta Roadbuilders and Heavy Construction Association in Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta in February as part of the Roadbuilder's ongoing seminar program.

February 11, 2007

After just one year producing Redi-Rock retaining wall blocks, Graymont Materials has tripled the size of its market territory. Through the Fall and Winter of 2006, Graymont negotiated Exclusive License Agreements for most of the Province of Quebec. Shortly after that, the Materials  Division negotiated with Carroll Concrete to take over as a sub-licensee for the Capital Region of New York State. Future expansion in New York is also possible.

October 19, 2006

Boucherville - Graymont Western Canada's Plant in Faulkner, Manitoba has won the West Interlake Business Excellence Award 2006 for the municipality of Grahamdale.  Graymont's hard work, professionalism, commitment to their community, and high level of customer service were reasons cited for the selection.  The award was presented to Sirahuen Maldonado, Graymont plant manager at Faulkner.

October 6, 2006

On September 11, 2006 Graymont’s Tacoma plant was informed it had won the Mines Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) 2005 Sentinels of Safety Award. The Tacoma plant was the safest facility in Washington State in 2005 in the Large Metal Nonmetal Mill Group category. The award will be accepted by plant manager Paul Liner and members of the plant on behalf of all employees.

August 29, 2006

Graymont Western Canada Inc. is pleased to announce signing a multi year agreement with Syncrude Canada Ltd. for the supply of high calcium quicklime to Syncrude’s future flue gas desulphurization plant located at Syncrude’s Mildred Lake plant site.

July 27, 2006

A sacred ceremony was held today to honor the mountain that provides Graymont Western Canada Inc. with the ability to produce some of North America’s highest quality lime.

July 11, 2006

Graymont Western Canada Inc. is pleased to announce a multi-year term Agreement with Nexen Inc. to supply lime to Nexen’s Long Lake operation south of Ft. McMurray, Alberta.

July 4, 2006

Graymont’s Bedford plant has been congratulated for providing assistance during a potentially dangerous flooding situation in the town of Bedford. 2000 tonne of stone product was provided to the town to build a temporary dam that protected a medical clinic and pharmacy. The Bedford Municipal Council expressed their appreciation in a letter to plant manager Allen Walsh.

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