Sustainable Development at Demix

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.

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CRH Canada employees in Quebec have gotten involved with a certified organic farm for the project “Community supported Agriculture”. They have purchased a series of baskets of organic produce that are delivered weekly to CRH Canada’s regional office in Longueuil. Eating organic is good, but eating local and organic is even better!

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To celebrate Earth Day, Demix employees were encouraged to take action through the promotion of a more sustainable lifestyle, dropping-off toxic household waste for proper disposal, setting office printers to default to double-sided printing, participating in an after-work celebration at a local bistro and attending a lunch and learn with a composting expert.

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Demix Béton Drummondville is participating in an innovative project to install bat roosts on its silos and buildings. With the maintenance of wooded areas or through their destruction, the natural habitat of these mammals is diminishing. In order to avoid the disappearance of this species, the group GARAF, the Fauna Foundation of Quebec, the school Jean-Raimbault and the Biodome of Montreal propose integrating artificial roots for the bats.

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Over 13 years, and with the contribution of Varennes, St-Amable, St-Bruno and St-Eustache Scouts, Demix Agrégats has planted more than 20,00 trees at its Varennes quarry.

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When you arrive at the Demix operating sites in Laval, Saint-François, or Mirabel, look up in the sky and you may see the world's fastest predator: the peregrine falcon. They can dive at speeds upwards of 300 kph!

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Demix is committed to sustainability and environmental protection. We take meaningful action to rehabilitate our quarries, not only restoring our sites after mining but also enhancing the original conditions to give back an enriched and diversified environment to the community.

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