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Going that Extra Mile

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Allegheny Mineral Corp. overland conveyor project featured in the July publication of Rock Products Magazine. Rock Products Magazine – July 2017 Edition

Snyder Scholarships

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Local high school seniors were recipients of a $4,000 scholarship award from Snyder Associated Companies. Each year, Dave and Mark Snyder, present worthy seniors with the award to aid in their future education endeavors.   Kendra Hale of Kittanning, is a graduate of Armstrong Junior-Senior High School and is attending Penn State University for architectural engineering. She is the daughter of Paul and Jennifer Hale. Taylor A. Relich of Ford City, is a graduate of Armstrong Junior-Senior High School and is attending Duquesne University for pharmacy. She is the daughter of Michael and Melissa Relich. Paul Joseph Ehrenberger of Worthington,…

Allegheny Mineral Quarries Honored for Environmental and Community Excellence

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The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) recently announced the winners of its annual Environmental and Community Relations Excellence Awards. These prestigious awards are presented annually to aggregate producers throughout the United States and Canada, in an effort to recognize operations in the aggregate industry for their pursuit of excellence. Those recognized truly represent the best within the aggregates industry and are applauded for their superior performance as environmental stewards, extraordinary commitment to safety, community involvement and support activities that have enhanced the image of the aggregates industry. The Environmental Excellence Award program was created in 1992 to provide…

Relay for Life Team

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Snyder Associated Companies’ Relay for Life team, Fueled Up, would love to give a great big THANK YOU to everyone who made the 2016 Ford City Relay for Life a success. With just a few months of prep, we had a very fruitful Paint & Sip fundraiser, as well as the annual Relay event. Our overall team goal was to raise $12,000. We exceeded that with a total of $12,582.56, and there are still a few more donations coming in! All of our hard work paid off with this amazing donation made to American Cancer Society. We could not have…

Blessings in a Backpack

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Armstrong School District’s West Hills Elementary recently wrapped up their inaugural Blessings in a Backpack campaign. The program started in the fall with the goal of providing 15 students with food filled bags every Friday. With the help of our employee’s contributions the school was able to serve 44 students. Every dollar given, food item donated, and word shared contributed to a successful program that allowed many children to have a hunger free weekend. We look forward to supporting this program in future years.  

Polar Bear Plunge

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While many slept off the after-effects of New Year’s Eve, some brave souls began 2016 with a splash – right into the Allegheny River. The snow flurries and high winds did not deter those participating in the first Snyder Polar Plunge. Even the official canceling of the 17th Annual Dianna Ashbaugh Memorial Polar Bear Plunge, due to unsafe river conditions, did not discourage the majority of our team. Since 2000, every New Year’s Day, folks have rallied to take the plunge in the Allegheny River, at the Kittanning Riverfront boat launch. The event is named in honor of Todd Ashbaugh’s…

Allegheny Mineral 4-Peats Safety Award

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KITTANNING, PA., July 6 – Allegheny Mineral is pleased to announce that it’s Graff/Worthington quarry has earned top honors for surface mine safety within Group VI Surface Metal/Non-Metal Mines for 2014. The award identifies the Graff/Worthington Quarry as the safest medium operator surface mine among industry peers in the region. This is the fourth year in a row that an Allegheny Mineral quarry has been awarded this honor. In 2011 and 2012 Allegheny Mineral’s  Harrisville Quarry was awarded top honors, which was followed by the Slippery Rock Quarry in 2013. Allegheny Mineral has won 4 of the last 5 years…

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…

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…