Wake stone
corporation
 

2010 Corporate Conservation Award of the Year from North Carolina Land Trusts

2006 Knightdale Chamber Lifetime Service to Community Award

2000 and 2002 100% Showplace Award recognizing all operations as Showplace winners

2000 Raleigh Chamber of Commerce and Wake County Education Partnership presented Wake Stone Corporation with the Business Partner for Education Award for demonstrating an exceptional commitment of leadership, volunteers, and other resources to strengthening public education in Wake County. 

2000 The North Carolina Landscape Association presented Wake Stone Corporation with the Environmental Improvement Grand Award for the Company's efforts to minimize the environmental impact of the 1999 stream location project at the Knightdale Quarry. 

1999 and 1998 The National Stone Association in conjunction with the Environmental Protection Agency presented Wake Stone Corporation's Triangle Quarry with a Gold Environmental Eagle Award for Excellence in Environmental Achievement. This award is given to applicants who demonstrate superior performance in the following criteria categories: 
    -The quality and effectiveness of the operation's proactive environmental programs. 
    - The degree of employee involvement in environmental programs. 
    - The quality and effectiveness of an operation's pollution prevention and waste minimization programs. 
    - The extent to which an operation has implemented effective environmental control measures for dust suppression, storm water run off, discharge water treatment, and waste
       management. 
    - The extent to which the operations environmental control measures produce measurable results better than regulatory requirements. 

1999, 1992, and 1988 The Knightdale Fire Department and Rescue Squad presented to Wake Stone Corporation on three occasions a Certificate of Appreciation for their donations. In 1988 a heavy duty pick up truck was donated to the Fire Department for the purpose of fighting brush fires. In 1992 the recognition was for financial support. In 1999 a four door S- IO blazer was donated for the purpose of assisting the Fire Department in responding to calls. In 2000 plans are underway for the donation of a Chevrolet Suburban to the Rescue Squad. 

1998 "Business North Carolina" Magazine and the Family Business Forum at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business presented Wake Stone Corporation the North Carolina Family Business of the Year Award for Medium Size Companies. 

1998 The National Stone Association in conjunction with the Environmental Protection Agency presented Wake Stone Corporation's Knightdale, Moncure and Nash County Quarries with Silver Environmental Eagle Awards for Outstanding Environmental Achievement. This award is given to applicants who demonstrate substantial performance in the following criteria categories: 

- The quality and effectiveness of the operation's proactive environmental programs. 
- The degree of employee involvement in environmental programs. 
- The quality and effectiveness of an operation's pollution prevention and waste minimization programs. 
- The extent to which an operation has implemented effective environmental control measures for dust suppression, storm water run off, discharge water treatment, and waste management. 
- The extent to which the operations environmental control measures produce measurable results better than regulatory requirements. 

1997 The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce presented Wake Stone Corporation the Business of the Year Award for medium sized companies. 

1997 The North Carolina Wildlife Federation presented Wake Stone Corporation the Governor's Award for Land Conservationist of the Year for exceptional land management projects that provide habitat for wildlife, improved outdoor recreation and aesthetics, education opportunities for schools, and increased environmental awareness for company employees. 

1997 The Town of Knightdale presented Wake Stone Corporation the Town's first Appearance Award. The award is for excellence in community appearance and stewardship of the land, community involvement in improving the character and appearance of Knightdale, and preservation of existing natural features and history. 

1995 The Federal Highway Administration's National Quality Initiative Award was presented to Wake Stone Corporation for its participation in the construction of the quality award winning Interstate 440 project in Raleigh, NC. 

1994 The National Stone Association presented Wake Stone Corporation's Knightdale Quarry with its second Showplace Award. The Showplace designation is awarded to quarry operations that demonstrate superior performance in 12 areas of criteria; Entrance and Approach, Office and Scale House, Employee Areas, Other Structures, Screening (appearance from neighbors), Plant Appearance, Dust Control, Erosion Control, Mining Area Appearance, Trash and Scrap Control, Settling Pond and Reclamation, and Trucks. 

1994 & 1988 The Knightdale Chamber of Commerce presented Wake Stone Corporation on two occasions the Business of the Year Award. 

1994 The Town of Knightdale presented Wake Stone Corporation with Certificate of Recognition for the contribution of land for a Park and continued service to the benefit of the citizens of Knightdale, North Carolina. 

1992 The National Stone Association presented Wake Stone Corporation's Nash County Quarry with a Showplace Award. The Showplace designation is awarded to quarry operations that demonstrate superior performance in 12 areas of criteria; Entrance and Approach, Office and Scale House, Employee Areas, Other Structures, Screening (appearance from neighbors), Plant Appearance, Dust Control, Erosion Control, Mining Area Appearance, Trash and Scrap Control, Settling Pond and Reclamation, and Trucks. 

1989 The National Stone Association presented Wake Stone Corporation's Moncure Quarry with an Outstanding Achievement Award. The Outstanding Achievement designation is awarded to quarry operations that demonstrate progress in 0 12 areas of criteria; Entrance and Approach, Office and Scale House, Employee Areas, Other Structures, Screening (appearance from neighbors), Plant Appearance, Dust Control, Erosion Control, Mining Area Appearance, Trash and Scrap Control, Settling Pond and Reclamation, and Trucks. 

1987 The National Stone Association presented Wake Stone Corporation's Triangle Quarry with a Showplace Award. The Showplace designation is awarded to quarry operations that demonstrate superior performance in 12 areas of criteria; Entrance and Approach, Office and Scale House, Employee Areas, Other Structures, Screening (appearance from neighbors), Plant Appearance, Dust Control, Erosion Control, Mining Area Appearance, Trash and Scrap Control, Settling Pond and Reclamation, and Trucks. 

1987 North Carolina Mining Commission and the North Carolina Department of Natural Resources and Community Development's Division of Land Resources Land Quality Section presented Wake Stone Corporation's Triangle Quarry a Certificate of Recognition for efforts made in reclamation and beautification of mined lands in North Carolina. 

1985 The Wake County, NC Soil and Water Conservation District presented Wake Stone Corporation with the Urban Conservation Award for efforts made to prevent sedimentation and control erosion at our Triangle Quarry in Wake County, NC. 

Wake Stone Corporation- Knightdale Quarry  

1. N.C. Crushed Stone Association Showplace Award - 1976 - 1984 

2. National Crushed Stone 
    Certificate of Merit / About Face Award - 1977 

3. N.C. Crushed Stone Association 
    Safety Achievement Scroll - 1980 

4. N.C. Crushed Stone Association 
    Safety Achievement Scroll - 1982 

5. N.C. Dept. of Labor 
    Certificate of Safety Achievement - 1982 

6. U.S. Dept. of Labor - Mine Safety & Health Adm. Certificate of Achievement in
    Safety Sentinels of Safety Program - 1983

7. N.C. Dept. of Labor 
    Certificate of Safety Achievement Third Consecutive Year - 1984 

8. U.S. Dept. of Labor - Mine Safety & Health Adm. Certificate of Achievement in
    Safety Sentinels of Safety Program - 1984 

9. U.S. Dept of Labor - Mine Safety & Health Adm. Certificate of Achievement in
    Safety Sentinels of Safety Program - 1985

10. N.C. Dept. of Labor 
      Certificate of Safety Achievement Fourth Consecutive Year - 1985 

11. National Crushed Stone Association 
      10th Anniversary About Face Award - 1985 

12. U.S. Dept. of Labor - Mine Safety & Health Adm.
      Certificate of Safety Achievement 
      Sentinels of Safety Program - 1986 

13. N.C. Dept. of Labor 
      Certificate of Safety Achievement - 1988 

14. Carolinas AGC 
      Safety Achievement Award - 1990 

15. N.C. Dept. of Labor 
      Certificate of Safety Achievement - 1991 

16. Carolinas AGC
      Presidential Award of Safety Excellence - 1991 

17. N.C. Dept. of Labor 
      Certificate of Safety Achievement Third Consecutive Year - 1993 

18. Raffles Insurance Co.
      Award of Excellence, Safety Achievement Award - 1993-1994 

19. U.S. Dept. of Labor 
      Certificate of Achievement in Safety, Sentinels of Safety Program - 1994 

20. N.C. Dept. of Labor 
      Certificate of Safety Achievement, Fifth Consecutive Year - 1995 

21. National Stone Association 
      Safety Achievement Award - 1995 

22. NSA Environmental Eagle Award Outstanding Achievement - 1998 

Wake Stone Corporation-Triangle Quarry

1. Certificate of Achievement in Safety- Dept. of Labor (MSHA)
    1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1991, 1994 

2. Safety Achievement Scroll- National Crushed Stone Assoc.
    1983, 1988, 1989 

3. Associated General Contractors of America- First Place Accident Prevention
    1987 

4. N. C. Dept. of Labor- Certificate of Safety Achievement
    1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1991 

5. Joseph A. Holmes Safety Assoc.- 1985 

6. National Stone Assoc.- Safety Achievement Award- 1988 

7. National Stone Assoc.- Showplace Award- 1987 

8. Statewide Mined Land Reclamation Awards Program- 1987 

9. Urban Conservation Award 1985 

10. National Crushed Stone Assoc.- Quarry Beautification Award 1984 

11. National Stone Assoc. Environmental Eagle Award 1998 

Wake Stone Corporation- Moncure Quarry

1. NSA Environmental Eagle Award - 1998

2. NSA About Face Program - 1989 

3. NC Dept. of Labor Safety Awards - 1989, 1990, 1993, 1995

4. Keep NC Clean & Beautiful Award - 1989 

5. Joseph A. Holmes Safety Award- 1989,1992, and 1999

6. National Crushed Stone Assoc. Safety Award - 1981 

Wake Stone Corporation-Nash County Quarry

1. NSA About Face Program - Showplace Award- 1992 

2. NC Department of Labor - Certificate of Safety Achievement
    1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996 

3. NSA 1998 Environmental Eagle Award - Outstanding Achievement

Main Office Telephone

919-266-1100

Main Office Fax

919-266-1149

Postal Address

P.O. Box 190

Knightdale, NC 27545

Press Releases

"Rubble Rouser", Business North Carolina, August 2006

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"Solid as a Rock", Business North Carolina, June 1999

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"Wake Stone Receives Awards",  September 1998

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Wake Stone Company Awards