Walker Industries Recognized for its Contributions in Niagara

Walker Industries along with Rankin Construction and Mountainview Homes were recently recognized for their philanthropic efforts across Niagara. Each with a strong social conscience, reporter Kevin Vallier of The Niagara Independent describes how each company has made it its mission to give back and the effect that has had on the community. Read Kevin’s full…

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Walker Industries Donates to Two Community Projects

Walker Industries has a long tradition of giving back to the communities in which we live and work. We have recently committed $75,000 over the next five years to two important community projects in Niagara. The Township of West Lincoln’s “Together…a Vibrant Tomorrow” campaign will benefit from Walker’s donation as funds will go toward the…

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Walker Aggregates Donates Stone for New Sports Pad in Simcoe County

Warminster Township in Simcoe County will be receiving a new multipurpose sports pad complete with lighting and landscaping at its Danny McHugh Park, thanks in part to a stone donation from Walker Aggregates’ Severn Quarry and Orillia Pits. The redevelopment project at the now-vacant site will provide opportunities for community children to play sports and…

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Walker Aggregates Helps Scouts Clean Up for Earth Day

On Saturday, April 21st, employees of Walker Aggregates’ Vineland Quarries joined the First Vineland Scouts for their Annual Earth Day Cleanup. For over 10 years, the employees at Walker Aggregates have provided the Scout group with the tools needed to clean up the roads surrounding their Scout building and the quarry. This includes providing garbage…

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Walker Environmental working with CHAR Technologies and Dofasco

CHAR Technologies recently announced approval of a $1 million dollar grant for their CleanFyre biocoal project with participation from Walker Environmental and Dofasco. The grant will help further develop CleanFyre, a carbon neutral, sustainable, solid biofuel that meets steel industry requirements. Walker Environmental is supporting the development of CHAR’s CleanFyre biofuel project as a feedstock…

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Walker Aggregates Sites in Niagara and Essex Receive Top Industry Prize

Walker Aggregates continues to be recognized as a leader in its industry, bringing home an Award of Excellence for both Walker Brothers Quarries in Niagara Falls and McGregor Quarry in the Town of Amherstburg. The coveted awards were presented by the Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (OSSGA) along with several other prestigious industry achievement…

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Walker Aggregates Supports Next Generation of Sledge Hockey and Inclusive Sports

For several employees of Walker Aggregates, one special afternoon in December marked a moment of positive change in the lives of 12 children with disabilities. On December 2, 2017, the Sledge Hockey Experience and All Sports All People hosted an event to help children with disabilities pursue a sport they love. The event brought together…

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Walker Environmental Continues to Invest in Resource Recovery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 7th, 2017 NIAGARA FALLS – Today, Walker Environmental Group Inc. (Walker) announces the acquisition of Gro-Bark®, the leading mulch and potting soil manufacturer in Ontario. Based in Caledon, Ontario, the addition of Gro-Bark® now makes Walker the largest fully integrated organics recovery company in Canada. Gro-Bark® services the Ontario and US…

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Walker Recognized for its Philanthropy

People around the world celebrate National Philanthropy Day and on November 16, 2017, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Golden Horseshoe chapter, hosted an awards gala to recognize those who are active in the philanthropic community. Walker Industries and its shareholders proudly accepted the award for Outstanding Corporation. Recipients of the awards are nominated for…

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