2018 Excellence in Safety Winners Honored
CalCIMA honored the winners of the 2018 Excellence in Safety Awards during their Education Conference at Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa on November 13th. The awards criteria is based on some fundamental principles: Leadership, Innovation and Creativity.
The awards were presented by Kevin Hirsch, Acting District Manager with the US Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) and CalCIMA Safety Committee Co-Chair, Meghan Neal with Lehigh Hanson Region West.
Congratulations to all of the deserving recipients. Safety Matters.
2017 Excellence in Safety Winners
Excellence in Safety Award Recipients2016
Safety Leadership Award Ramiro Murillo – Lead Kilnman, Natividad Plant, Lhoist North America
Safety Professional Award Brian Bigley – Safety Manager, Tehachapi Plant, Lehigh SW Cement
Small Aggregate CalPortland’s Garey Aggregate Plant
Large Aggregate Vulcan Materials Western Division’s Corona Quarry
Industrial Mineral Lhoist North America’ Natividad Plant,
Specialty Minerals, Inc’s Lucerne Valley Plant
Cement Lehigh Southwest Cement’s Tehachapi Plant,
Ready Mixed Concrete CalPortland’s Ontario Concrete Product Plants
Central Concrete Supply Co., Inc.’ Pleasanton Plant,
Safety Leadership Award Brad Riechers, Graniterock’s Southside Sand & Gravel
Gerardo Valencia, Lhoist No. America’s Natividad Plant
Small Aggregate Lehigh Hanson’s Oakland Tidewater Plant
Large Aggregate Graniterock’s A.R. Wilson Quarry
Industrial Minerals L’Hoist No. America’s Natividad Plant
Cement Lehigh SW Cement’s Tehachapi Plant
Ready Mixed Concrete Lehigh Hanson’s San Luis Obispo Plant
Safety Leadership Award Paulo Machado, Cemex’s Modesto Ready Mix Plant
Gary Andrade, Graniterock’s Southside Sand & Gravel
Small Aggregate Graniterock’s Southside Sand & Gravel
Large Aggregate Lehigh Hanson’s Clayton Quarry
Industrial Minerals Lhoist’s Natividad plant
Cement Lehigh Southwest Cement’s Tehachapi Plant
Ready Mixed Concrete CalPortland’s Live Oak Ready Mix Plant
Lehigh Hanson’s Slaughterhouse Canyon
Small Aggregate Mine Calaveras Materials Inc.’s Merced Aggregate Mine
Large Aggregate Mine Lehigh Hanson’s Irwindale Rock Plant
Industrial Mineral Mine Lhoist North America’s Natividad Plant
Ready Mixed Concrete Lehigh Hanson’s Paso Robles Plant
Cement TXI Riverside Cement’s Crestmore Quarry
Safety Leadership Award Sherry Robertson, Granite Construction Co.’s Handley Ranch Quarry
Small Aggregate Mine Santa Fe Aggregates’ Waterford Plant
Large Aggregate Mine Lehigh Hanson’s Carroll Canyon Rock Plant
Industrial Mineral Mine Elementis Specialties, Inc’s Hector Mine
Ready Mixed Concrete CalPortland Construction’s Solvang Plant
Small Aggregate Mine Teichert Aggregates' Hallwood Plant
Large Aggregate Mine United Rock Products' Irwindale Plant
Industrial Mineral Mine Specialty Granules, Inc.'s Ione Plant
Ready Mixed Concrete CalPortland's West Los Angeles Plant
(2008-2010 awards given to plant managers)
Small Aggregate Mine James O’Brien, Los Banos Plant Manager, Vulcan Materials, West Div.
Large Aggregate Mine Randy Riberdy, Sun Valley Plant Manager, Vulcan Materials, West Div.
Ready Mixed Concrete Tom Bascue, Los Banos/Gustine Plant Manager, Vulcan Materials, WD
Small Aggregate Mine Dean Browning, GM, Holliday Rock, Co., Inc.
Large Aggregate Mine Greg Wilkerson, Corono Quarry Manager, Vulcan Materials, West Div.
Michael Cunningham, Perkins Plant Manager, Teichert Aggregates
Industrial Minerals Mike McGath, Hector Mine Manager, Elementis Specialties, Inc.
Ready Mixed Concrete Lenny Price, Operations Manager, CalPortland
Small Aggregate Mine Chuck Berry, Plant Operations Manager, Raisch Products
Large Aggregate Mine Alan Armstrong, Corona Quarry Manager, CEMEX
Cement Plant Mike Robertson, Colton Plant Manager, CalPortland
Industrial Minerals Jerry Stacy, Plant Manager, Gladding, McBean Co.
Doug Mayger, General Manager, Specialty Minerals, Inc.
Ready Mixed Concrete Ted Cordts, Colton Operations Manager, CalPortland