DOGAMI 2018 Mined Land Reclamation Awards
Tuesday, July 09, 2019 12:00 AM

The Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI) presented awards for the 2018 Mined Land Reclamation during OCAPA's 2019 Annual Conference at Eagle Crest Resort.


Each year MLRR presents awards for outstanding reclamation, mine operation, and fish habitat enhancement. Reclamation Awards for 2018, were presented at the Oregon Concrete and Aggregate Producers Association (OCAPA) annual convention at Eagle Crest Resort on June 20, 2019. The reclamation awards are the state’s recognition and thank you to those in the mining industry with a strong commitment to the community and environment.

The 2018 Mined Land Reclamation Award winners are:
Good Neighbor Award -- RiverBend Materials a CRH Company, West Salem Quarry, Polk County.

RiverBend Materials was selected for the Good Neighbor Award for their behind the scenes efforts to maintain clean streets in the West Salem area, whether it is their responsibility or not. After being notified of complaints of track out on West Salem city streets, RiverBend responded and addressed the problem even though it was not their trucks responsible for the mud and rock.

Oregon Plan Award -- BCI Contracting, Confluence Project, Lane County.

BCI Contracting is a family owned business specializing in estuary construction, engineered log jams, stream and river restoration, and fish passage enhancement. BCI was selected for the Oregon Plan Award for their innovative approach and commitment to restore channel stability and complexity while enhancing fish and wildlife habitat along a 3-mile reach of the Middle Fork of the Willamette River at the confluence with the Coast Fork Willamette River.*

*Award information taken from ENGAGe Summer 2019 addition. The Newsletter of the Mineral Land Regulation and Reclamation program.

Visit the State of Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries MLRR webpage for complete information on nominations criteria and submission dates.