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The “Walker Wing” in Wellspring Niagara’s New Regional Cancer Support Centre

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE St. Catharines, Ontario Wellspring Niagara is proud to announce that their important new Regional Cancer Support Centre’s North Wing will be called the “Walker Wing”. Walker Industries Holdings Limited has committed $500,000 towards helping Wellspring Niagara reach it’s $5 Million campaign goal. Walker industries has been a long-time friend to Wellspring Niagara…

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Walker Emulsions Burlington, Ontario Plant Earns AEMA Excellence in Manufacturing Award

The Asphalt Emulsion Manufacturers Association (AEMA) is pleased to recognize Walker Emulsions Burlington, Ontario Plant for earning AEMA’s 2018 Excellence in Manufacturing Award. AEMA Awards Committee Co-Chair Bob Huitt, Russell Standard Corp., notes, “Earning the Excellence in Manufacturing Award demonstrates a company’s dedication to excellence in all areas of asphalt emulsion manufacturing and tangibly recognizes…

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Walker Environmental Celebrates New Calgary Office with Grand Opening

Walker Environmental, a division of Walker Industries, officially opened the doors to their new Calgary office on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. Located at 5935 35th St. SE, Calgary, the company continues to grow as it establishes its fourth location in Alberta. “We are happy to be expanding our Western Canada and Alberta footprint with this…

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Quarry Rehab Adds Flavour to Niagara’s Wine Industry

What started as an experimental 10 acre vineyard has become an agricultural success and a benchmark for rehabilitation practices in the aggregate industry. Edgerock Vineyard, Walker Aggregates’ quarry rehabilitation project, began in 1999 through a partnership with the University of Guelph to research and develop a protocol for agricultural rehab. The goal was to create…

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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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