Archive for December 2007

White Rock Supports Annual Kids & Families Toy Drive

Employees at White Rock Quarries participated in the 6th annual Kids & Families Toy Drive benefiting patients at the Jackson Memorial Children’s Cancer Center in Miami. Loading gift boxes, from left to right, are Alfredo Martinez, Emmanuel Cassagnol, Tim Blaisdell, Dwayne Boyles and Dan Ludwig.  

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Foundation Provides $100,000 In Scholarships

For Amy King and Christine Peters, the Vecellio Group is more than just the parent company of White Rock Quarries, where their fathers work. Thanks to the Employee Scholarship Program of Vecellio Family Foundation (VFF), it’s also a part of their college education. Founded in 1973 by Vecellio family members, the Foundation each year provides…

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Shop Team Plays It Safe, Passes One-Year Mark

It’’s safe to say that Vecellio & Grogan’s shop team in West Virginia is proud of its latest accomplishment. Beckley Equipment Repair, a Vecellio Group affiliate that provides mechanical and welding services for V&G and other customers, has logged more than 45,000 hours without a single lost-time accident over the past year. Crew members received…

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Port Celebrates Grand Opening Of Diesel Terminal

In business, being in the right place at the right time is often a matter of the right strategy. A great example is Vecenergy’s new diesel fuel terminal at South Florida Materials, its Port of Palm Beach facility. It is the only such diesel terminal between Port Canaveral and Port Everglades on Florida’s east coast.…

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Good Equipment, Great Personnel Make Blacktop Production ‘Green’

By Leo A. Vecellio, Jr. Hot-mix asphalt may look black, but it’s getting greener all the time. Not only is asphalt pavement the most recycled product in America, with over 70 million tons reclaimed annually — more than all other recycled products combined — the manufacturing process itself has become very environmentally responsible. We’re proud…

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Group Achieves 100% Diamond Recognition

  Clean, safe and environmentally sound. That’s the description fitting all nine Vecellio Group asphalt plants and the reason they’ve all earned prestigious Diamond Achievement Commendations from the National Asphalt Pavement Association in 2007. The respected “Green Diamond” program recognizes excellence in six facets of hot-mix asphalt production: plant/site appearance, operations, environmental practices, safety, permitting/regulatory…

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Vecellio Group CEO Is Elected ARTBA Chairman

Leo A. Vecellio, Jr., chairman, president and CEO of Vecellio Group, Inc., has been elected 2007-2008 Chairman of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), the industry’s leading trade organization and consensus voice in Washington, D.C. Mr. Vecellio received the gavel in October at the association’s national convention in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Funding Is…

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