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Aggregates Area Manager Mike Martin has been very active in numerous “Legislative Days” in Missouri to promote proper funding for the state’s transportation infrastructure. During one such visit earlier this year, Martin along with members of the Missouri Asphalt Pavement Associa... Continue reading this article
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"Performance for a Lifetime" By Clifford Ursich, P.E., President & Executive Director of Flexible Pavements of Ohio While it seems the world’s business model is best described as “the race to the bottom”, it’s encouraging knowing the asphalt industry is taking a diffe... Continue reading this article
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1929: Colas Is Born

From roads… to all forms of transportation infrastructure 1929: Colas is born Société Routière Colas was founded in France in 1929 by Shell and Société Générale d'Entreprises to operate the "Cold Asphalt" asphalt emulsion patent. The company ... Continue reading this article
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We had the privilege of hosting this month's Greater Poplar Bluff Area Chamber of Commerce "First Friday Coffee." (http://poplarbluffchamber.org/) Approximately 60 people attended the event held this morning beginning at 8:30 am. They were given a brief introduction to the Delta Companies Inc. an... Continue reading this article
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Last week, the Young Professionals with the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce held their first leadership summit in Cape Girardeau. This event was packed with guest speakers, breakout sessions and a great opportunity to network with young professionals in the local area.  Our Director of Huma... Continue reading this article
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There are four major factors that affect the successful neutralization of soil acidity by agricultural limestone.    They are:  1) lime rate;  2) lime purity…compared to pure calcium carbonate …expressed as calcium carbonate equivalent (CCE);  3) lime part... Continue reading this article
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Whether we work in an office or on our nation’s roadways, we all deserve to Go Home Safe. National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) is a national campaign to spread the message that we are all responsible for work zone safety. NWZAW, April 8-12, is a reminder to motorists who drive through w... Continue reading this article
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Demonstrating a strong commitment to employee safety and health, the environment, communities where they mine, and the industry, the Southern Illinois Stone Company (one of the Delta Companies Inc.) received numerous awards and recognition at the 2019 Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers&rsqu... Continue reading this article
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The Delta Companies Inc. partnered with the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) to help children in northeast Arkansas and southern Illinois to Dream Big. The Dream Big project celebrates engineering and aims to inspire the next generation. Dream Big: Engineering Our World is a MacGillivra... Continue reading this article
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Apex Paving Company, a subsidiary of the Delta Companies Inc., won a “2018 Larry H. Lemon Quality in Construction Award” for excellence in construction of an asphalt pavement. The company received its award in January at a ceremony during the National Asphalt Pavement Association’s... Continue reading this article
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