Peters Named “Miner of the Year” by IMAA

Brian Peters, 2016 Miner of the Year

Indiana Mineral Aggregates Association (IMAA) has named Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. Environmental Health & Safety Director Brian Peters the organization’s 2016 Miner of the Year.

Nominations for the “Miner of the Year” Award come from Indiana Mineral Aggregates Association members. Individuals nominated for the award exemplify the very best in their profession and continually bring credit to the industry and their community.  Selection criteria for this award include significant contributions to the aggregates industry by providing a safe working environment; being innovative in problem solving; demonstrating a concern for the environment; and contributing to the betterment of their local community.

Congratulations to Brian on receiving this prestigious commendation and the efforts he has dedicated to help create a safe working environment at our company, his continuous concern for the environment we live and operate in and the countless hours he and his family devote to the prosperity of their local community.

Five Star Level of AchieveWELL Recognition for Wellness Program

Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. received the Five Star AchieveWELL recognition from the Wellness Council of Indiana at the 2016 Indiana Health & Wellness Summit recently held in Indianapolis, Indiana.  “Our Wellness Team worked very hard to earn this recognition,” commented Wellness Committee Chair Shari Everly.  Everly and three employee members of the Wellness Team were in attendance to receive the award, Stewart Colin, Chad Lewis and Brandon Hundley.

MCS Employees (from left to right) Stewart Colin, Chad Lewis, Brandon Hundley, and Shari Everly accept the AchieveWELL Award in Indianapolis.

MCS Employees (from left to right) Stewart Colin, Chad Lewis, Brandon Hundley, and Shari Everly accept the AchieveWELL Award in Indianapolis.

The Wellness Council of Indiana established the Five Star level of AchieveWELL to recognize elite organizations in Indiana that have made employee well-being a priority in the workplace. These organizations have experienced noteworthy growth in the evolution of their wellness initiative and embrace it as part of the business strategy. AchieveWELL is an award-winning, proven strategic process that provides a road map to the destination of a well workplace and recognizes excellence in the field of health promotion.

Safety Director Bunner Published in ASSE’s June Publication of Professional Safety

Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. Safety Director Matt Bunner recently wrote an article on best practices when working on or near water that was published in the American Society of Safety Engineers’ June publication of Professional Safety.

Matt’s article details important water safety topics the company covers with all river employees and provides tips to help industry peers create an effective water safety program of their own.

Way to go Matt!

Check it out at http://www.asse.org/assets/1/7/BP_0716.pdf.

Cigna Recognizes Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. for Commitment to Employee Health and Wellness

Cigna has selected Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. as a winner of the annual Cigna Well-Being Regional Award for demonstrating a strong commitment to improving the health and wellness of its employees through a workplace wellness program.

 

“Recognizing that people perform their best when they are healthy, and that exceptional performance is necessary for the company to be the leader in its industry, Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. is a “live-well” family business, that aims to improve family health and well-being.” – Mulzer Crushed Stone leadership

 

“At Mulzer Crushed Stone, employee health is a top priority and we are honored to be selected as a winner of the Cigna Well-Being Award,” said Jeff Mulzer, VP of Administration. “We know healthy employees are happier, more productive and better engaged with their work, which is good for the entire company.”

 

“Cigna has always been a leader in driving health improvement in the workplace and we are committed to recognizing companies like Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. who are passionate about investing in a culture of health,” said Mike Phillips, President Midwest. “Workplace wellness is becoming an industry-wide priority and many employers have experienced a reduction in health care costs as a result of health and wellness initiatives.”

 

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. employers lose more than $225 billion each year in productivity due to employee health problems. Cigna created the Well-Being Award to recognize employer clients that have a positive impact on the health and well-being of their workforce.

 

Applicants are evaluated based on the core components of their wellness program, including the goals, implementation, incentives, leadership engagement and employee participation. All applications are reviewed and judged by an internal, multi-departmental review committee from Cigna.

 

Peters Receives Steward of the Environment Award

IMG_8744Congratulations to Brian Peters, E&S Director at Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc., for receiving the James E. Burch “Steward of the Environment Award” earlier this week related to an environmental project at our Cape Sandy Quarry in Leavenworth, Indiana.

“Brian truly practices what he preaches, and is deserving of this award based on his professional and personal dedication to the environment in all aspects of life,” commented MCS Safety Manager Matt Bunner. Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. and Bunner nominated Peters for the award at the completion of the project.