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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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Walker Industries Commits $50,000 to Affordable Homeownership in Orillia

Habitat for Humanity Ontario Gateway North – Press Release ORILLIA, ON – Habitat for Humanity has another reason to be thankful after receiving a $50,000 donation from the Walker family and Walker Industries in support of the ongoing build at 499 Bay Street in Orillia. The remarkable gift will help two local families experience the…

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Converting Landfill Gas into Energy for 10 years at Trail Road

This past week saw a significant milestone for PowerTrail Inc., as the Trail Road Landfill celebrated 10 years of turning waste into energy. The Trail Road landfill gas-to-energy plant takes methane gas, generated from decomposing waste, and converts it into renewable energy. The result is enough electricity to power 6,000 homes each year. The plant…

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Wellington North Fire Service Receives a Walker Act of Kindness

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, Walker Industries challenged its employees to go above and beyond and commit to accomplishing 150 good deeds over a two week period. Dubbing the contest “Walker Acts of Kindness”, for every good deed done, employees received an entry for a $1,500 donation made to the charity of their choice….

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