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Oregon's only cement plant is located in Durkee, Oregon. It is owned and operated by OCAPA member, Ash Grove Cement Company. On April 4, 2016 it received the company's prestigious L.T. Sunderland Safety Excellence Award. Terry Kerby, Ash Grove Cement Durkee plant manager, remarked on his team's effort: “The culture of a plant will determine its success or failure in any endeavor. Our employees know this and are determined to place safety responsibility where it belongs, on each individual. As a plant we collectively develop infrastructure and processes that assure each person’s opportunity to work safely. We then watch out for one another to ensure everyone maintains the high standards we set for ourselves. The same culture is the basis in every area of the plant and feeds our drive to be better each day. I am proud of our employees for this accomplishment and look forward to continued success in the safety area.” Read more