Allegheny Mineral performs the essential role of producing infrastructure material that enhances the quality of life in our region. The aggregate products that we produce can be found in highways, schools, churches and the many housing developments throughout our region. Our goal is to produce these crucial aggregate products, while operating in a manner that is safe for our employees and mindful of people and the environment. To that end, we employ sustainable practices that enhance the quality of life for those we serve and for the communities in which we operate.
We strive to practice sustainability at all levels of our organization, from processing aggregate to land management to leveraging technology and innovation to increase efficiency and productivity. Allegheny Mineral is able to provide sustainable value by:
- Supporting and encouraging, honest and regular engagement within the communities we serve and taking into account their views in our decision making process;
- Practicing equipment life cycle management and supporting certified rebuilds, which preserves 85% of original energy expended in equipment production and lowers emissions from engines;
- Effectively managing and evaluating land resources through the mining lifecycle and supporting projects with an end use that has a positive effect on the community;
- Encouraging a diverse workforce and providing a work environment in which everyone is treated fairly and employees are provided the support they need to succeed within our company;
- Implementing the latest technology in plant automation and motor control to assure an efficient use of energy;
- Continually enhancing our safety program to reduce and/or eliminate potential risks to our employees;
- Actively enrolling in recycling programs at all of our facilities, including, but not limited to, engine oil, hydraulic oil, tires and steel;
- Volunteering to participate in electrical demand response programs which reduce grid demand at peak operating times;
- Meeting or exceeding all applicable environmental and legal requirements as well as upholding high ethical business standards;
- Maintaining companywide objectives to ensure that our products meet or exceed the quality standards set by our customers;
Allegheny Mineral integrates sustainability into every level of our business. Our commitment provides an added value to our employees, communities, customers, contractors, suppliers and all the others that we work with on a day-to-day basis.