ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Mississippi Lime Company’s Ste. Genevieve location received the National Mining Association (NMA) 2019 Sentinels of Safety Award for outstanding safety performance in the Large Underground Nonmetal category.
Recipients of the award are normally recognized at an annual event hosted by NMA, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event has been rescheduled to occur with the MINExpo International 2021.
William H. Ayers, President & CEO of Mississippi Lime Company, said of the award, “Mississippi Lime Company continues to relentlessly pursue safe operations. This award is a testament to that and to our employees, as they are compared to some of the largest, most sophisticated nonmental mining operations in the U.S. We are honored to have won this award several times over the past twenty years. It is gratifying to be recognized for the safety record we have achieved.”
About Mississippi Lime Company
Mississippi Lime Company (“MLC”), headquartered in St. Louis, MO, is a leading global supplier of high-calcium lime products and technical solutions. With over a century in business, the company has built a reputation on the purity of its products, commitment to research and development, and tradition of customer satisfaction. Mississippi Lime operates the largest lime facility in the Americas and mines some of the purest limestone reserves in the world. The company supplies high-calcium quicklime, hydrated lime, calcium carbonate products, trucking services, and technical solutions from a diversified, reliable network of facilities in Ste. Genevieve, MO; Calera, AL; Verona, KY; Vicksburg, MS; Weirton, WV; Chester, SC; Mobile, AL; Prairie du Rocher, IL; Bridgeville, PA; Edwardsville, KS; as well as several distribution sites throughout the country. For more information, visit MLC.com.