In order to meet state regulations and to improve the air quality in the area, the River Rouge Operation has made major improvements to plant equipment. Due to an increase in sulfur in the air, Wayne County contacted Carmeuse and other area industries to implement new state-approved procedures to reduce pollution. In addition to the mandated plan, River Rouge went above and beyond to further improve the area’s air quality by making additional enhancements to the plant.
When the employees at the Carmeuse Dundas operation do things, they do them “big”. This is particularly true when it comes to doing something for their community.This year, the Dundas operation is helping open the door to great futures for area kids, by continuing its partnership with the Big Brothers Big Sisters Hamilton chapter.
The Carmeuse Beachville Operation in Ingersoll, Ontario has had a longstanding commitment to partner with Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Ingersoll, Tillsonburg & Area. This year, Beachville has once again announced that they are proudly supporting the local BBBS in its efforts to nurture children and help them realize their potential.
The Carmeuse Corporate office and Tech Center have been long-time supporters of Urban Impact, a Pittsburgh-based community group, so it was no surprise when the representatives from Corporate and the Tech Center presented a donation check to Urban Impact, but the group was very appreciative.
As unbelievable as it may seem, in America today, there are as many as 14 million children alone and unsupervised in the hours after school and those hours are the peak time for juvenile crimes and risky behaviors, including alcohol and drug use. The good news is that Afterschool programs can provide many of these kids with safe, structured activities on a regular basis and offer children opportunities to learn new skills.