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For their efforts to exceed environmental regulations and engage
the community, Gurley Quarry
received NSSGA's Platinum Award
for Environmental Excellence.

Amphitheater	 style	seating	provided	 with	boulders	 from	Vulcan's	
quarry	operation.	 Signage	indicates	fossils	and	tree	species	around	
the	outdoor	 classroom.

Outdoor	 classroom	
dedication	and	
ribbon	 cutting	event	
attended	by	MCES	
staff	and	Vulcan	
personnel.

Partnering with
Local Schools
Vulcan Materials Company Southern
and Gulf Coast Division employees
constructed an outdoor classroom for
nearby Madison County Elementary
School (MCES).
"The east side of our property is a
short walk from the school, and the
clearing can be used in a multitude of
ways. We strategically placed boulders
to provide amphitheater-style seating, and the children like that some
of these contain fossils," said Joey
West, operations manager.
Many trees and plants are labeled
with their scientific names and there
is a storage building for the school's
use as well.
Since the opening of the classroom
the school has been used frequently
and for several purposes. Students
built over 60 bird houses to be placed
near the classroom and around the
quarry. Team-building exercises
and science and earth studies field
trips have brought students to the
outdoor classroom.
"Teachers have organized trips to
the outdoor classroom for multiple

Gurley	Quarry	- Madison	County	
Elementary	School	Outdoor	 Classroom

Vulcan	employees	 involved	in	the	planning	 and	execution	of	the	outdoor	 classroom.

30 STONE, SAND & GRAVEL REVIEW, January/February 2018

Entrance	to	outdoor	

Entrance	to	outdoor	
classroom	(before	and	after)
classroom	(before	and	after)



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018

Aggregates Alerts
A LOOK AHEAD TO 2018
EVERYTHING’S BIGGER IN TEXAS
WORLD CLASS EDUCATION
GURLEY QUARRY EXCELS AT BEING VISIBLE AND INVISIBLE
HALL OF FAME WELCOMES NEW FACES
Rip & Share
2018 Product Preview Section
Products & Services Guide
Index of Advertisers
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - Intro
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - cover1
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - cover2
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - insert1
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Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - Aggregates Alerts
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Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 13
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 14
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - A LOOK AHEAD TO 2018
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 16
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - EVERYTHING’S BIGGER IN TEXAS
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 18
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 19
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Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 21
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 22
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - WORLD CLASS EDUCATION
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 24
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 25
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 26
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 27
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 28
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - GURLEY QUARRY EXCELS AT BEING VISIBLE AND INVISIBLE
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 30
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 31
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 32
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 33
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 34
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - HALL OF FAME WELCOMES NEW FACES
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 36
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - Rip & Share
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 38
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 39
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 40
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 41
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 2018 Product Preview Section
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Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 45
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Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - Products & Services Guide
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 51
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - Index of Advertisers
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Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 54
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 55
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