News Archive

Great Lakes Aggregates Featured in Dry Bulk Magazine

Great Lakes Aggregates was featured in Dry-Bulk Magazine, the Spring Edition, for the utilization of Stockpile Reports to perform volumetric data collection of our stockpiles. Stockpile Reports interviewed Chris Kinney, President, Great Lakes Aggregates and Keith Childress, Quality Control Manager. Read the article here: Dry Bulk Spring 2020

Celeron Island Project Completed

E.C. Korneffel making great progress on the shoals surrounding Celeron Island near Grosse Ile, MI. Limestone rip-rap from Sylvania Minerals Quarry in South Rockwood, MI is used in constructing the shoals.

2019 Quarry Challenge

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

Celeron Island Project Progress

E.C. Korneffel making great progress on the shoals surrounding Celeron Island near Grosse Ile, MI. Limestone rip-rap from Sylvania Minerals Quarry in South Rockwood, MI is used in constructing the shoals.

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…

Taking the Challenge of a Quarry 5K 2.0

The second annual 5K Walk/Run Quarry Challenge and fossil walk was held at the Sylvania Minerals quarry in South Rockwood Sunday. Click here to read the full story from the Monroe News.

Dust Monitoring at Crooks Road Plant

The Safety Department monitoring dust concentrations throughout the concrete recycling process at the Crooks Road plant.

E.C. Korneffel completes two-year Stony Island Restoration project, begins work on Celeron Island

E.C. Korneffel completed the Stony Island Restoration Project near Grosse Ile on the Detroit River and began work near Celeron Island located just south of Grosse Ile Municipal Airport this summer. To learn more about the project, please visit http://www.detroitriver.org/projects/stony-and-celeron-island-habitat-restoration.html  

Quarry Challenge Date Set for 2018!

This was the 2017 Quarry Challenge 5K Walk-Run held at the Sylvania Minerals Quarry. This fundraiser supports the Friends of the South Rockwood Library for community education and events. Please join us for the 2018 Quarry Challenge Event on September 23, 2018! For more information please visit http://www.quarrychallenge.com