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Time to order 2022 INDOT Spec Books

Pre-Order Your 2022 INDOT Standard Specifications Book today, and the publisher will ship it to you when it’s hot off the presses. The 2022 Spec Book includes updates to the 2020 Standard Specifications Book and becomes effective for lettings after September 1, 2021. PRE-ORDER DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, JUNE 25. PRICING IMAA members – $25 per book […]


IMAA Inducts Bill Silvers into the IMAA Hall of Fame

IMAA Inducts Bill Silvers, Recently Retired from Stone-Street Quarries into the IMAA Hall of Fame Some individuals make outstanding contributions to the industry that seem to go unnoticed. Special recognition from your peers for these contributions is the highest honor we can bestow upon our members. The Indiana Mineral Aggregates Association periodically honors these special […]


Keith “Sarge” Hurlbert Named 2020 Miner of the Year

Sponsored by the IMAA PIE Committee, The Miner of the Year Award exemplifies the very best in the profession and these individuals continually bring credit to the industry and to their community. In 2020, IMAA recognized Keith “Sarge” Hurlbert of Martin Marietta as having contributed significantly to the aggregates industry by providing a safe working […]


Nathan Wanstrath Receives 2020 Keystone Award

IMAA started awarding the Keystone Award in 1998.  By definition the keystone is the topmost stone of an arch, popularly thought of as “especially holding the others in place.” This year, IMAA recognizes another person for his impact on the Indiana aggregate industry. IMAA congratulates Nathan Wanstrath of New Point Stone Company for receiving the […]


VCNA Prairie Aggregates’ Kim Grose Awarded 2020 President’s Award

Each year the Association undertakes numerous projects and activities for the benefit of its member companies. Staff and volunteers from the membership conduct these projects and activities.  This year, IMAA 2020 Board President John Schmidt of US Aggregates presented the IMAA President’s Award to an individual who is an invaluable resource to the Association.  The 2020 President’s Distinguished […]


2021 IMAA Winter Workshops Online

2020 Brought a lot of Changes to the Winter Workshops While there were many challenges in 2020 that carried into 2021, one of the biggest tasks for IMAA was to deliver the Winter Workshops virtually—and we did it! The 2021 Winter Workshops Online event kicked off on March 3rd. Over the course of 3 half-days […]


2021 Operations Seminar Held Virtually Presents Aggregate Production Basics

On Thursday, March 18th the Plant Operators Committee presented their annual Operations Seminar. This year, however, presented both a challenge and an opportunity. During 2020 the committee, lead by IMI’s Craig Gibson, decided pretty quickly that they wanted to get back to the basics of aggregate production, and present a training tool that could be […]


INDOT Awards District Locations for CAPP Achievements

This year, INDOT recognized outstanding CAPP Producers in each INDOT District for both a small and large producer.  Below are the 2020 Outstanding CAPP Producers: Overall State Outstanding CAPP Producers Small Producer: Beemsterboer Aggregates South Shore Plant 2 – Brian Mason Large Producer: Mulzer Crushed Stone Charlestown – Greg Cox Crawfordsville District Small Producer Rogers […]


IMAA Presented 36 Excellence in Mining Awards for 2020

The IMAA Excellence in Mining Awards are presented to Producer member locations that go above and beyond day to day operations in the categories of Environment, Safety, Employee Relations and Community Involvement.  2020 was a difficult year for everyone, but our members were able to persevere and continue to remain “Excellent.” Congratulations to the 2020 […]