On June 6, the Winchester Operation held a field trip for 12 middle school and high school students from the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and Blind based in Romney, WV. The children were joined by faculty and staff, including translators and aids from the school.
From July 23-26, four Carmeuse operations will take part in the 2018 Metal/Nonmetal National Mine Rescue Competition at the Heritage Center in Lexington, KY. The event will feature more than 32 teams from across the United States. Teams representing Carmeuse include the Black River Bandits, Georgia Team Thunder, Luttrell Rangers and Maysville Raiders.
On May 19, the Maple Grove Operation served as one of the sponsors of the inaugural Champions of Hope 5K Run/Walk in Ottawa Hills, OH.
From May 21-24, three Carmeuse operations participated in the 2018 Metal/Nonmetal Southeast Regional Mine Rescue Competition at the Williamson County Ag Expo Center in Franklin, TN. Teams included the Maysville Raiders, Black River Bandits and Georgia Team Thunder.
On May 29, the Beachville Operation hosted more than 60 elementary school children for a field trip. Third and fourth graders from Oxford Reform Christian School in Mount Elgin, Ontario, traveled to the plant to learn more about local industries.
In May, Carmeuse’s Northern Operation completed two environmental and biodiversity projects to protect Ontario bats and wood ducks.
On May 17, the Black River Operation donated more than $1,000 to St. Patrick School in Maysville, KY, for the purchase of an automated external defibrillator (AED).
On May 23, we had 18 volunteers from the Winchester Operation who organized a clean-up event for Brucetown Road, the main road that leads to the plant. The operation recently adopted the highway to support the local community.
The 2018 Carmeuse Warrior Pride Scholarship was presented on behalf of the Carmeuse Northern Virginia operations to Julia Nielsen, a senior cheerleader at Sherando High School in Stephens City, VA. Gerardo Valdivia, Strasburg Site Operations Manager, attended the 25th Annual Sherando High School Athletic Awards Ceremony on May 20 to present the scholarship
On April 26, the Calcite Operation presented a check for almost $5,000 to a local children’s charity as part of Rand Logistics’ Marine Miracle Month. Rand Logistics, a leading provider of bulk freight shipping, and freight vendor of Carmeuse’s Michigan-based operations, donated five cents for every ton of cargo carried by its fleet in August 2017 to a charity of Carmeuse’s choice.