News | September 24, 2008

Vulcan's Huntsville Quarry Receives Air Pollution Control Award

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC - News) has received the City of Huntsville's Air Pollution Control Achievement Award. Vulcan's Huntsville Quarry was recognized for significant plant and mobile equipment improvements that reduced particulate and diesel exhaust emissions. Previous award winners include BASF, Lockheed-Martin and Toyota. Vulcan's Huntsville facility is also a past recipient of the City's Beautification Award.

The Air Pollution Control Achievement Awards Program was established by the City of Huntsville in 1997 to recognize voluntary efforts to reduce air pollutant emissions by industrial, institutional and commercial facilities within the City. Only those projects that go beyond regulatory requirements for controlling emissions are eligible for recognition.

Vulcan's Huntsville plant manager, Joey West said, "We're delighted to receive this award because it recognizes our strong commitment to environmental stewardship. I want to thank and congratulate my fellow employees at the Huntsville Quarry because it's through their efforts that we are able to operate our business in a socially responsible manner."

Vulcan Materials Company, a member of the S&P 500 index, is the nation's foremost producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of other construction materials. For more information about Vulcan Materials Company, visit

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