Salt Lake City - Graymont's Genoa, Ohio plant recently welcomed Nick Ritter, a student from St. John's Jesuit High School to their facility. The High School has a program which requires students in their graduating year to spend three weeks in the workforce to obtain hands-on learning experience in their area of future employment interest. Nick, who is interested in becoming a Chemical Engineer, chose the Genoa plant for one week of his project.
Pleasant Gap – Several employees from Graymont's Pleasant Gap Plant in Pennsylvania, along with some of their family members and friends participated in the Watershed Cleanup Day for the 4th year in a row. They removed over 5 tons of debris from an abandoned quarry on Graymont's property located near the town of Bellefonte. The quarry area has a small stream that runs into Spring Creek.
Calgary – Graymont's Pavilion plant has made a sizable donation to the Just Do It Boxing Club in Lillooet, near the Pavilion plant . The donation will help provide the club with a new boxing ring and other needed equipment. The club benefits people, particularly youths, in Lillooet and surrounding communities, including the Ts’kway’laxw (Pavilion) First Nation
Havelock, NB – Graymont’s Havelock plant made significant financial contributions towards a project to install sidewalks (sidestrips) in the community of Havelock. Plant manager Andre Vanagten is proud to announce that after seven years the project is now complete.
Boucherville – The situation for the Peregrine Falcon is getting better after the species faced extinction in North America. Since the 1970’s severe restrictions on the use of DDT as well as the establishment of captive breeding and reintroduction programs have contributed greatly to the species’ recovery.
Salt Lake City – On Saturday, September 12, 2009, a ribbon cutting ceremony marked the day that Babb Creek in Pennsylvania was officially removed from the Environmental Protection Agency's "Impaired Stream List".
Exshaw – The Community Relationship Committee (GCRC) at Graymont’s Exshaw plant in Alberta received an important Volunteer Recognition Award from the Municipal District of Bighorn on September 11, 2009. Each year the Municipal District of Bighorn holds a recognition and thank you dinner in honor of all the different groups and individuals in the surrounding communities that contribute and help out within the district.