Demix Agrégats, Demix Béton and Demix Construction, divisions of CRH Canada Group Inc., are fully committed to CRH Canada's sustainable development, responsible stewardship of the natural environment and social responsibility initiatives.

This section is dedicated to sharing our initiatives that support that commitment. We encourage you to bookmark this section and visit us regularly to learn about our latest activities.

Aggregate rock
Rocks are divided into three main families-sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic-according to their origin, time of formation, and intrinsic properties. In this article, you will learn more about the characteristics of each type of rock and which ones can be used in the construction industry.

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Did you know that concrete is one of the most popular construction materials in the world? It's known for its tremendous durability and workability. But don't confuse concrete with cement, one of its components. Read on to find out more about concrete.

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Crushed stone is an essential ingredient for construction. Do you know the main steps in producing it? First, solid rock is blasted, then fragmented and separated to produce aggregates that are delivered to construction sites or plants.

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3...2...1...boom!!! It only took a few seconds to reduce a hill of rock into a pile of thousands of tons of stones that will be taken away to be crushed and separated into aggregates. This step in the crushed stone manufacturing process is carried out with great care, and thorough preparation is required to ensure the safety of everyone involved.

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Demix Construction currently operates a portable cement concrete plant. This plant is located in close proximity to construction sites in order to reduce the transportation time of freshly-mixed concrete used in concrete paving.

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The President’s Awards for OH&S Excellence have been launched in 2009, and since then, dozens of projects are submitted each year. A total of 62 projects were submitted for consideration for the 2012 President’s Awards for OH&S Excellence, all of them excellent examples of the grassroots initiatives implemented across the company. The winning projects of the 2012 President’s Awards for OH&S Excellence were presented in Montreal at an event held, Wednesday, May 22nd.

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