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CALPORTLAND’S MARK ROCK WINS NSSGA AWARD FOR SAFEGUARDING WORKERS

September 8th, 2017|

September 8, 2017, ALEXANDRIA, VA – Mark Rock, senior vice president of risk management for CalPortland, will receive the 2017 James M. Christie Safety & Health Professional of the Year Award. The award, presented annually by the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) recognizes an individual for substantial commitment and contributions to safe and [...]

CALPORTLAND HELPS CELEBRATE INTERSTATE 10 “SEVENTY-YEAR” ANNIVERSARY

August 18th, 2017|

Ontario, CA, August 18, 2017 – CalPortland joined The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), California Nevada Cement Association, Southwest Concrete Pavement Association, the American Concrete Pavement Association and Portland Cement Association to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Interstate 10 (I-10) today, at the Ontario Airport Hotel & Conference Center in Ontario. State legislators, leadership of [...]

MEDIATION EFFORTS FAIL TO REACH AGREEMENT

August 16th, 2017|

Seattle WA, August 16, 2017  –  On Tuesday, August 15th, at 10:00 a.m., the Employers returned to the bargaining table with Teamster’s Local 174 with the strong expectation of reaching a contract agreement. Despite the assistance of a federal mediator, negotiations broke down after several hours as the Employers and Local 174 remained substantially divided [...]

CALPORTLAND RESPONSE TO TEAMSTERS LOCAL 174

August 14th, 2017|

Seattle WA, August 14, 2017  –  On the morning of August 11, 2017 at approximately 7:00 a.m., Teamsters Local 174 instructed CalPortland® (company) mixer drivers to walk off the job on strike leaving dozens of projects in jeopardy and resulting in untold financial damages throughout the City of Seattle and the surrounding area. Some mixer [...]

CALPORTLAND RECEIVES ARPA COMMUNITY EXCELLENCE AWARD

July 19th, 2017|

July 17, 2017 - Phoenix, AZ  CalPortland has received the 2016-2017 Community Excellence Award from Arizona Rock Products Association (ARPA) for its contributions to local communities made over the past year. Special consideration for the judges this year was the team effort made by the CalPortland Diablo Sand and Gravel plant near Coolidge, Arizona. The [...]

CALPORTLAND CEMENT PLANTS EARN EPA’S ENERGY STAR® CERTIFICATION FOR SUPERIOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY

June 25th, 2017|

Outperform similar U.S. Plants on Measure of Energy Efficiency June 25, 2017  Glendora, CA - CalPortland’s Rillito and Oro Grande cement plants have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification, which signifies that the industrial plants perform in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meet strict energy [...]

CEMENT INDUSTRY HONORS LEADERS IN SAFETY INNOVATION

May 10th, 2017|

PCA Announces 2017 Safety Innovation Awards May 9, 2017, WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Portland Cement Association (PCA) announced the winners of the 2017 Safety Innovation Awards, which recognize creative safety-enhancing projects in the cement industry. Presented at the PCA Board meeting and Fly-In event, the winners were determined by a panel of judges that evaluated [...]

CALPORTLAND PREVIEWS FIRST CNG MIXER AT ADVANCED CLEAN TRANSPORTATION EXPO

May 4th, 2017|

CalPortland’s first CNG mixer displayed at ACT EXPO Long Beach CA Long Beach, CA, May 4, 2017 – The Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) EXPO, taking place this week in Long Beach, CA, was the venue for the recent preview by Kenworth of CalPortland’s first clean Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) mixer.  The all-white Kenworth T880S with [...]

CALPORTLAND RECEIVES 2017 U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR® PARTNER OF THE YEAR – SUSTAINED EXCELLENCE AWARD

April 28th, 2017|

CalPortland recognized for sustained leadership to protect the environment Washington, D.C., April 27, 2017 – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has presented the 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award to CalPortland for its continued leadership in protecting our environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. CalPortland’s accomplishments were recognized by [...]

EPA RECOGNIZES CALPORTLAND WITH 2017 ENERGY STAR® PARTNER OF THE YEAR – SUSTAINED EXCELLENCE AWARD

April 6th, 2017|

CalPortland recognized for its sustained leadership to protect the environment Glendora, CA, April 6, 2017 – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized CalPortland with a 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for its continued leadership in protecting our environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. CalPortland’s accomplishments will be [...]