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Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) and
the Miami-Dade school system.
As part of this new program, the
team at FEC Quarry designated an
area within their facility to serve
as an outdoor learning laboratory.
During field trips, students of all
ages ranging from third grade to
college experience for themselves
what it's like to work at an aggregates operation. "The children are
exposed to just how much effort,
time, money and communication
skills are required to make our
operations work," said Emerson. The
students don hard hats, and tour
maintenance areas, the quarry and
wildlife areas. They also take part
in fun, educational projects in science, engineering, geology and other
STEM-related fields.
The quarry has a close partnership
with the local Boy Scouts Chapter,
who visits on an annual basis to
earn Mining and Society Geology
Merit Badges. The FEC Quarry team
has a full agenda for the badge program that includes a facility tour
and sessions on safety, environmental policy, geology and community
relations. "CEMEX's strong corporate
partnership with the Scouts allows
us to reach even more young people
in our community with programs
that may possibly influence them
with a future career choice," said
Cliff Freiwald, program director for
the South Florida Scouts program.
"[CEMEX's] staff is a dynamic team
that truly brings together a great
program for our Scouts. They are
knowledgeable and passionate in
their ability to be able to bring
[FEC's] entire organization and the
positive impact it has on our state
to these young people at a level that
they understand."
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ABOUT THE AWARDS

NSSGA created its Excellence in Community Relations Program in 1989 to recognize aggregate producers who
have made significant enhancements in how the public views the aggregates industry through their community
relations efforts. A panel of independent judges assess facilities' community relations work and the top percent
of applicants receive Gold Awards and the best of the Gold Awards are presented with a Platinum Award.
Visit www.nssga.org to learn how to apply for these and other awards.

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Aggregates News Blasts
Setting the Platinum Standard for Community Relations
Marijuana in the Workplace: What Employers Should Do Now
Young Leaders Meeting Sets Records
Nssga Student Chapters: Creating a Workforce Talent Pipeline for the Aggregates Industry
Rip & Share
Equipment Guide
Products & Services Guide
Index of Advertisers
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - July/August 2018 - Intro
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - July/August 2018 - Aggregates News Blasts
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - July/August 2018 - Setting the Platinum Standard for Community Relations
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - July/August 2018 - Marijuana in the Workplace: What Employers Should Do Now
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - July/August 2018 - Young Leaders Meeting Sets Records
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - July/August 2018 - Nssga Student Chapters: Creating a Workforce Talent Pipeline for the Aggregates Industry
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - July/August 2018 - Rip & Share
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - July/August 2018 - 35
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - July/August 2018 - 36
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - July/August 2018 - Equipment Guide
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - July/August 2018 - Products & Services Guide
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - July/August 2018 - Index of Advertisers
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