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Starting the Year with a Blast! - Lafarge Lockport Quarry Tour

  • Wednesday, September 18, 2013
  • 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Lafarge Lockport Quarry - 400 Hinman Road, Lockport, NY 14094
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  • For members of NSPE.
  • For Non-Members of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE).
  • Offer for college students of an engineering program at any level in a Western New York school.

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Starting the Year with a Blast!
Lafarge Lockport Quarry Tour

Lafarge Lockport Quarry
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Overall Event: 10:30AM-12:30PM

Approved for 1 PDH by PIE
as an "Other Educational Opportunity"

Arrive 10:15-10:30AM
Board Busses for Quarry Tour:  10:30AM sharp
Narrated Site Bus Tour: 10:30AM – 11:30AM
Observe Quarry Blast: 11:00AM
Lunch (Provided by Lafarge) – 11:30AM
Presentations by Lafarge 11:30PM-12:30PM

(People on constrained schedules may leave after bus tour - however, this will not qualify for credit for the PDH).

Highlights include:

  • Narrated bus tour of quarry pit, crushing and screening plant, and on-site asphalt plant(s);
  • Observation of blast
  • Tours of heavy mine equipment (large mine trucks)
  • Presentations by multiple Lafarge staff on engineering aspects of the construction materials business
    • Aggregates
    • Asphalt
    • Concrete
    • Cement
  • Environmental stewardship in the construction materials industry

Cost: Members – Free
Students – Free *
Non-Members - $20**

Long pants and close toe shoes are required (steel toe preferred).  Please bring a hard hat, safety vest, and safety glasses if you have them, as they are in limited supply. 

Notes:  No funds are being provided to Lafarge as part of the tour.  Lafarge is donating lunch to all attendees as well as their time and staff for the purposes of our tour.  *Students must be enrolled in a Western New York Engineering program or related discipline at any level to qualify for a free ticket.  ** The non-member fee will be put towards the costs of our bus rental.   A $20 no-show fee will be charged for all un-cancelled reservations (no later than September 16) which will be put towards the bus cost to ensure the bus seats and lunches purchased will be used.  

Register online at www.erieniagarape.org (preferred) or call Ed Murphy at 716-380-0687.

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