Southern Illinois Stone Company, one of the Delta Companies Inc., received numerous awards and recognition at the Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers’ annual convention in Springfield.
Southern Illinois Stone won a Community Relations award in part for hosting a tour of the quarry in Buncombe for the fourth-grade class attending Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Elementary School in Herrin and for continuing to facilitate mining engineering students from SIU Carbondale working on their senior project.
The company also received a gold level Rock Solid Safety award, for meeting specific health and safety criteria that go beyond federal Mine Safety and Health Administration requirements.
A gold level Certificate of Achievement in Environmental Excellence was granted to Southern Illinois Stone for having successfully demonstrated efforts to comply with the multitude of federal, state and local regulations.
— The Southern