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Winchester Operation Hosts Physically Challenged Students

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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.

The visit was led and organized by Plant Electrician Justin Whitacre. Quarry Manager Michael Wilmoth and Process Manager Logan Thompson also provided support during the field trip.

  Students from the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and Blind visited the
  Winchester Operation to learn more about the company and its products.


To start the day, students were given a short presentation about Carmeuse and the products the plant makes. Shortly after, students were able to climb in and take pictures on the large loader and truck used for stone hauling. Visitors then had the opportunity to tour the quarry and the main kiln control room to understand how raw limestone transforms into lime.

Carmeuse Lime & Stone is a leading manufacturer of lime and limestone and whose products are commonly used to benefit the environment by providing cleaner air, cleaner water and improved soil characteristics. Carmeuse products are diversely utilized across a wide range of industries including steel manufacturing, power generation, road construction, land development, glass manufacturing, water and waste water treatment, pulp and paper production, and more. Staffed by up to 2,000 employees throughout 28 production facilities in Eastern U.S. and Canada, with North America operations headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Carmeuse not only offers products, but also value-added services such as technical support, application support, and logistics support to optimize our customers processes.


Contact: Lisa Wellman
Human Resources Manager
Phone: 540.465.6819


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