The California Construction & Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA) announces the recipients of its 2014 safety and member recognition awards.

“These awards honor companies, plants, and individuals for initiatives to make the workplace safer and improve the industry,” said Gary Hambly, President & CEO of CalCIMA.

“The safety awards recognize both the combined efforts of workers and management as well as the outstanding contributions of individuals,” said Hambly.

“The member recognition awards celebrate achievements to advance CalCIMA’s legislative, association, and education goals,” said Hambly.

These are the 2014 CalCIMA award winners:

Outstanding Safety Leadership Awards - individuals
Paulo Machado Batchman – CEMEX’s Modesto Ready Mix Plant
Gary Andrade Plant Operator & Mechanic – Graniterock’s Southside Sand & Gravel

Excellence in Safety Awards – mines and plants
Small Aggregate: Graniterock’s Southside Sand & Gravel
Large Aggregate: Lehigh Hanson’s Clayton Quarry
Industrial Minerals: Lhoist’s Natividad plant
Cement: Lehigh Southwest Cement’s Tehachapi Plant
Concrete: CalPortland’s Live Oak Ready Mix Plant &
Lehigh Hanson’s Slaughterhouse Canyon
RMC Batch Plant

Member Recognition Awards
President’s Award: Tom Powell – CEMEX For leadership as CalCIMA Chair

Spirit of the Industry Award: Mike Donovan – Central Concrete Supply Co., Inc.
Don Vivant – Sully-Miller/United Rock Products
For leadership on returned plastic concrete specification

Benjamin J. Licari Award: John Hecht – Sespe Consulting, Inc.
For leadership with Associate Members activities

Associate Member Award: Bill Campbell  – Applied Industrial Technologies
For leadership in organizing operations topics at conferences

Special Recognition Award:
Conestoga-Rovers & Associates, Inc.
Golder Associates, Inc.
Haley & Aldrich, Inc.
Hunton & Williams LLP
Katharine E. Wagner, Attorney
Sespe Consulting, Inc.
Stoel Rives LLP
For leadership in storm water training

The 2014 safety and member recognition awards were presented at the 2014 CalCIMA Education Conference in San Diego.

CalCIMA is a trade association for aggregate, ready mixed concrete, and industrial mineral producers in California. The members of CalCIMA provide local materials to build roads, bridges, hospitals and schools, and supply agricultural, manufacturing, and technology industries in California. CalCIMA members operate over 250 facilities.