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JUL 2018

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14 • ROCK products • July 2018 www.rockproducts.com IN THE KNOW LESS DOWNTIME IS MORE UPTIME with CleanScrape ® Belt Cleaner LESS IS MORE WITH CLEANSCRAPE ® BELT CLEANER. Less Blade Replacements / More Blade Life – lasts up to 4x as long as traditional cleaners Less Maintenance / More Performance – only one tensioner adjustment ever Less Concern / More Confidence – safe for vulcanized and mechanical splices ® Registered trademark of Martin Engineering Company in the US and other select locations. © 2018 Martin Engineering Company. Additional information can be obtained at www.martin-eng.com/trademarks and www.martin-eng.com/patents. visit martin-eng.com 800.544.2947 / 309.852.2384 cleanscrape@martin-eng.com Dignitaries from the government of Canada, the government of Quebec, the regional municipality of Brome-Mis- sisquoi (MRC), the town of Bedford, Bedford Township and Stanbridge Sta- tion joined Graymont representatives and employees to celebrate the official launch of the Bedford Heritage Project, an innovative initiative that will ensure the long-term operations of one of the largest employers in the region. First conceived in 2011, the Heritage Project offers an innovative long-term solution to the challenge Graymont faced in terms of dealing with unusable FAST FACT Innovative initiative will ensure the long-term oper- ations of one of the largest employers in the region. Graymont's Bedford Heritage Project Supports Quarry Operation stone from the Bedford quarry. The project essentially involves stacking the unusable stone on site, then covering it with earth and vegetation to create a new regional park and green space. The park will encompass three man-made hillocks, which will incorporate the basic infrastructure of the park as well as a children's playground, an amphithe- ater, a chalet housing an exhibition area and hiking trails. Also present at the ceremony were repre- sentatives of the Missisquoi Agricultural Society and the Nature Conservancy of Canada, along with several of the prin- cipals of Graymont and members of the company's board of directors. "Today's ceremony represents an important milestone, the culmination of years of hard work and careful plan- ning," commented Graymont President and CEO Stéphane Godin. Extensive consultations were held with key stake- holders, including local and regional governments, representatives of the government of Quebec, the agricultural sector, community groups and residents. "The realization of the Heritage Proj- ect is a great example of what we can achieve through collaboration based on mutual respect," added Godin. "We were able to find innovative solutions that benefit all parties involved." Godin saluted the mayors, and other local representatives, noting that they have worked diligently to promote the interests of their citizens and maximize the benefits of the Heritage Project for the community. Other important elements of the Heri- tage Project include the establishment

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