2014

Allegheny Mineral Focused on Community Relations

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KITTANNING, PA., September 01 – Allegheny Mineral is proud to announce that its Worthington operation has been recognized by the National Stone Sand and Gravel Association through their 2013 Community Relations Award. Allegheny Mineral President Dennis Snyder said he was grateful for the acknowledgement. “This award is a tribute to the more than 200 employees who collaborate daily to maintain safe operations and make a positive impact in the communities where we work.” The annual award program recognizes aggregate producers whose community involvement and support activities demonstrate clearly that an aggregate operation can be and, indeed is, an asset in…

Allegheny Mineral 3-Peats Safety Award

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KITTANNING, PA., July 29 – Allegheny Mineral’s Slippery Rock quarry has earned top honors for surface mine safety within Group VI Surface Metal/Non-Metal Mines. This is the third year in a row that an Allegheny Mineral plant has been awarded this honor. In 2011 and 2012 Allegheny Mineral’s Harrisville quarry was awarded top honors. Allegheny Mineral has won the award 3 of the last 5 years. The Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association presented the employees of the Slippery Rock limestone quarry with the 2013 Safety Award for achieving a perfect safety record during the calendar year 2013. The quarry employees…

Theater Road

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Eleven to thirteen thousand motorists travel daily Route 422 through Kittanning Township, and unfortunately, some die due to vehicle collisions. Consequently, PennDot, Armstrong County and Indiana County collaborated on a 1.3-mile realignment project of that area – between Wray Plan Road and Rupp Church Road. The $9.15 million project was the result of the collaboration between Armstrong and Indiana Counties since Route 422 in Pennsylvania runs to Ebensburg. Indiana County contributed $12 million toward the project, which was funding that was earmarked specifically for Route 422 projects in Indiana County. The project will include Theater Road, Graham Road, and Rupp…

Slippery Rock Quarry Garners National Environmental Recognition

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KITTANNING, PA., March 20, 2014 – Allegheny Mineral’s Slippery Rock quarry was awarded the 2013 Environmental Excellence and Community Relations awards from the National Stone, Sand, and Gravel Association (NSSGA). Dennis Snyder, Allegheny Mineral President, noted that the awards are indicative of Allegheny Mineral’s commitment to being a good steward of the environment and a positive influence in the community. “We’re honored to be recognized nationally for our environmental and community relations efforts.” The Environmental Excellence award program recognizes aggregate producers that are actively contributing to the maintenance of the environment in and around their operations as evidenced by a…

Worthington Bridge

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Allegheny Mineral’s Worthington plant was a key supplier for limestone products for the complete bridge replacement in Worthington. AMC provided Rip Rap for stream bank stabilization, as well as subbase that was used for the bridge approaches. The new bridge was tested in late 2013 when record rainfall, in excess of 3 inches, was received over the Worthington area in a very short period of time (see photo). Officials said at least 200 homes sustained flood damage, mainly to basements. Several roads in the area had to be shut down and required major repairs. Flooding was described as the worst…