At the 2015 National Stone, Sand, and Gravel Association's (NSSGA) Safety, Environment, and Community Relations Excellence Awards, Lafarge's Presque Isle Quarry in Michigan received the silver level award for community relations. This award is presented to sites based on seven factors including community relations and outreach and education.
Presque Isle Quarry partners with such organizations as the World Wildlife Federation on environment projects at their quarry and hosts an average of five education tours and fossil digs a year for local schools and youth organizations.
Plant manager Allan Idalski spoke on their environmental goals and excitement about the award, “We are honored to be recognized for the considerable amount of effort our team put in to being good stewards of the environment and our community.”
The quarry has also been rewarded in the past by the Wildlife Habitat Council for their environment and conservation endeavors.