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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…

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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.      

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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…

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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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2017 MAA High School Video Contest

The Michigan Aggregates Association is once again conducting a high school video contest that promotes and highlights various aspects of the aggregate industry. The purpose of the video contest is to …

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MAA Conducts Legislative Visit at Great Lakes Aggregates – Sylvania Quarry

This past week, Great Lakes Aggregates hosted a legislative visit that included Senator Dale Zorn, Representative Bill LaVoy, Stoneco and VibraTech. During the tour information ….

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Education

2019 Quarry Challenge

Video highlighting the 5K event that benefits Friends of the South Rockwood Library.

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2018 Quarry Challenge – Sylvania Minerals Quarry

Written by Kerry Guiliano, President of the Friends of the South Rockwood Library   The two Caterpillar 775F & G 70-ton machines that held the finish line glistened in the sunshine early Sunday morning as Quarry Challenge runners geared up for their second annual run into the heart of Sylvania Minerals quarry. As 256 runners…

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Friends of Mineralogy Visits Sylvania Minerals Quarry

Sylvania Minerals hosts the Friends of Mineralogy group annually. Specimens are collected and photos are taken of the different benches, minerals, and fossils. Below is a letter from Geologist Reggie Rose describing the trip:   Friends of Mineralogy Trip to Sylvania Minerals Quarry is a Success!   A total of 29 Friends of Mineralogy collectors…

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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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