Source: Lafarge Group, Paris
Lafarge has entered a new phase in its sustainability commitment with the recent launch of Sustainability Ambitions 2020. The 34 new sustainability ambitions are organized around the three main pillars of sustainable development—social, economic and environmental—and are coupled with demanding quantitative targets.
Sources: National Labor Relations Board, Region 19, Seattle; CP staff
NLRB Regional Director Ronald Hooks has ordered Sumner, Wash.-based ready mixed and aggregate producer Corliss Resources to proceed with an election to determine if Teamsters Local 174 will represent dump truck drivers in collective bargaining.
Sources: American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), Washington, D.C.; CP staff
An $8.9 million, three-year AISI project will target a process geared to lowering by up to 50 percent the carbon dioxide emissions of current production methods for iron, a key component of steel.