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April 24, 2009

PRESS RELEASE - For immediate publication - It is with deep regret that Allen Walsh, Bedford‘s Graymont plant manager, confirms the death of an employee, Mr. Michel Lemaire, aged 59, who was involved in a work-related accident. The accident occurred around 5:30 p.m. yesterday at the Bedford plant site.

March 18, 2009

In a lime industry first, Graymont’s Pleasant Gap, Pennsylvania plant started producing power today from their new waste heat recovery and power generation system.

March 1, 2009

Roland Charest, a production employee who has worked at the Graymont Joliette plant for the past 21 years, was asked by Graymont in 2004 to take a First Aid course.  Little did he know that this training would help him save a man’s life.

February 12, 2009

Graymont Materials (US headquarters in Plattsburgh NY), was recently selected as the Plattsburgh-North Country Chamber of Commerce “Business of the Year”. This award recognizes Graymont Materials’ participation, numerous financial and service contributions and overall commitment to the communities where they operate.

Graymont Materials provides a wide array of construction materials such as aggregates, sand and gravel, decorative stone, asphalt and ready-mix concrete to the northern New York area from their numerous quarries and plants.

December 31, 2008

2007 Graymont Sustainability Report

July 3, 2008

In support of their local West Wendover, Nevada community, the Graymont Pilot Peak Plant recently donated the limestone fines needed to create the base for the new outdoor recreational venue the Leppy Hills Trails.

March 28, 2008

Genoa, Ohio – Graymont is proud to announce that on March 19, Graymont’s Genoa Plant, Graymont Dolime Inc., was awarded the Ottawa County Improvement Corporation’s (OCIC) prestigious “Business of the Year” award at the 2008 Business and Industry Awards Dinner. Graymont Dolime won in the business category of companies in the county with 31-65 employees (Graymont Dolime currently employs 61).

March 12, 2008

Joliette — André Lauzon, Manager of Graymont’s Joliette plant, today informed his employees, their representing union, as well as Graymont’s suppliers of the company’s decision to withdraw from the ready mix concrete stone market. 

November 30, 2007

Salt Lake CityUtah -- Graymont, one of the leading producers of lime and limestone products in North America, has acquired a controlling interest in the Cutler-Magner Company, Graymont President and Chief Executive Officer Bill Dodge announced today.

October 29, 2007

Tacoma - For the second year now, Graymont Tacoma has hosted a tour of the plant by 7th grade science students from Whatcom Hills Waldorf School in Bellingham, WA. This year, 20 students, their teacher and 3 chaperones were shown a Power Point presentation by Rob Freeman that explained the uses of lime and limestone in many different industries today, and specifically, how it is used at the Tacoma plant in the production of PCC.

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