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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…

Allegheny Mineral Corporation Secures Assets

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Allegheny Mineral Corp., a subsidiary of Snyder Associated Companies Inc., announced the purchase of substantially all the operating assets of Quality Aggregates Inc., a Pittsburgh based aggregates producer. With the addition of three key locations spread strategically throughout western Pennsylvania, Allegheny Mineral has added long-term aggregate holdings with significant limestone reserves. The quarries employ a total of about 85 people. Dennis Snyder, President of Allegheny Mineral said, “This is an excellent opportunity for Allegheny Mineral to continue to build the company and will strengthen our footprint in the Pennsylvania market. Furthermore, the addition to our quarry portfolio will allow Allegheny…

National Safety Association Honors Allegheny Mineral

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KITTANNING, PA., June. 23 – For the second year in a row, Allegheny Mineral’s Harrisville quarry has earned top honors for surface mine safety within Group VI Surface Metal/Non-Metal Mines. The Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association presented the employees of the Harrisville limestone quarry with the 2012 Safety Award for achieving a perfect safety record during the calendar year 2012. The quarry employees completed 75,537 hours without a lost time accident and maintained an incident rate of zero. Companies across the country are able to compete for this award. “We are pleased that Allegheny Mineral’s comprehensive safety program has been…

Allegheny Mineral Receives Prestigious Safety Award

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KITTANNING, PA., Apr. 30 – Allegheny Mineral’s Harrisville quarry has earned top honors for surface mine safety within Group VI Surface Metal/Non-Metal Mines. The Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association presented the employees of the Harrisville quarry with the 2011 Safety Award for achieving a perfect safety record during the calendar year 2011. The quarry employees completed 74,161 hours incident free in 2011. Companies across the country are able to compete for this award. “As a company, we are proud of our safety record, and the achievements of the Harrisville quarry exemplify what we strive for in every facility,” said Daniel…

Allegheny Mineral Completes Base for Future Home of XTO Cryogen Facility

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KITTANNING, PA., Apr. 27 – Allegheny Mineral’s Worthington plant recently completed a project in Penn Township, Butler County for Mountain Gathering LLC, which is a subsidiary of XTO Energy, a gas and drilling company in Wexford, which in turn is a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil. The project required over 35,000 tons of stone for a pad which will be used in the construction of a cryogenic natural gas processing plant. Cryogenic processes are commonly used to extract natural gas liquids (NGLs) from natural gas. Basically, the cryogenic processes consist of dropping the temperature of the gas stream to around -120…

Allegheny Mineral Recognized as Industry Shining Star

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KITTANNING, PA., Mar. 17 – The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association recently announced the Gold, Silver and Bronze winners of NSSGA’s Safety, 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.

ALLEGHENY MINERAL FINALIST FOR WESTERN PA SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR

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KITTANNING, PA., Nov.17 – Allegheny Mineral Corp., a subsidiary of Snyder Associated Companies, has been nominated for the 2011 Manufacturer of the Year presented by the Pittsburgh Business Times.  Chosen as a finalist in both the medium sized business category (100 to 299 employees) and the sustainable company category, Allegheny Mineral’s president, Dennis Snyder, was pleased to accept the nomination on behalf of the company.  The Manufacturer of the Year program recognizes the accomplishments and contributions of Western Pennsylvania manufacturers.  Companies are honored in five categories based on size; under 50 employees, 50 to 99 employees, 100 to 299 employees, 300…

SNYDER ASSOCIATED COMPANIES TOP 100 PRODUCER IN NATION

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KITTANNING, PA., May 11 – Every year, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) prepares a list of the top crushed stone producers in the country. This year, USGS has determined that the top 13 producers have retained their spots. However, Snyder Associated Cos. has moved up several spots to the 86th position in the country.