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Sylvania Minerals Hosts Field Trip for Students

The day began with Bill Begley, Plant Manager and Geologist, and Keith Childress, QC Manger briefing the group on safety topics at the mine. While the group was huddled at the observation area overlooking the quarry, Bill explained the geology, history, and fun facts about the quarry. The day continued with students taking a bus…

E. C. Korneffel Company Partners with Great Lakes Aggregates

Special thanks to the E.C. Korneffel Company for allowing Great Lakes Aggregates to be a part of the Stony Island Habitat Restoration Project. We are proud to be a part of such a worthwhile endeavor improving our community’s wetlands and adding value to our natural resources.

Michigan’s Aggregate Producers Recognized at Annual MAA Awards Night

Michigan’s Aggregate Producers Recognized at Annual MAA Awards Night April 21, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 21, 2017 CONTACT: Douglas E. Needham, P.E., MAA President 517-381-1732 or dneedham@miagg.org Michigan’s Aggregate Producers Recognized at Annual MAA Awards Night LANSING, MI – The Michigan Aggregates Association recently honored aggregate producers during their inaugural annual Awards ceremony. On…

Great Lakes Aggregates supports Monroe County First Responders

Great Lakes Aggregates supports Monroe County First Responders and the fight against heroin addiction in our community. Please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1354991647924199/ for more information and how you can help.      

Hundreds Attend Library’s Opening

From Monroe News January 17, 2017: This past weekend, Great Lakes Aggregates was honored at the grand opening of the South Rockwood Branch Library.  The $1.5 million complex paid for by Sylvania Minerals features a 5,000 square foot library and media center along with a 3,500 square good community room and kitchen.  The signature piece…

Operating Engineers 324 in Labor Day Parade

On Monday, September 5th, Operating Engineers 324 joined other labor unions, politicians, working people and partners from around the state to take part in the annual Labor Day parade in Detroit. The parade route runs from Michigan and Trumbull in Detroit’s oldest neighborhood to Cobo Center.

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Education

Sylvania Minerals Hosts Field Trip for Students

The day began with Bill Begley, Plant Manager and Geologist, and Keith Childress, QC Manger briefing the group on safety topics at the mine. While the group was huddled at the observation area overlooking the quarry, Bill explained the geology, history, and fun facts about the quarry. The day continued with students taking a bus…

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Explaining Friends of Mineralogy

FM members do not just go into a quarry to collect nice specimens to take home. Our members like to know what they are collecting and the geologic environment in which it formed. Considering this, every field trip can be a learning experience for our members.

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