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Delta Asphalt of Arkansas, Inc. is accepting quotes from qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) for the Arkansas Department of Transportation Letting on October 24, 2018. Interested DBEs ... Continue Reading

Apex Paving Co., Inc. is accepting quotes from qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) for the Missouri Department of Transportation Letting on October 19, 2018. Interested DBEs may learn... Continue Reading

Southern Illinois Asphalt Co., Inc. is accepting quotes from qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) for the Illinois Department of Transportation Letting on November 9, 2018. Interested D... Continue Reading

It is not uncommon for a paving crew to have a break in the action while waiting on the next truckload of asphalt to be delivered. There could be issues at the asphalt plant, heavy traffic, or numerou... Continue Reading

“Proposition D” is a statutory referendum to fund Missouri state law enforcement and maintenance for highways, bridges, roads, and streets. Because Proposition D was referred to the statew... Continue Reading

8/30/2018 By Press Information The aggregates industry has had a few tough years in the United States but is now recovering. One limestone quarry not only survived those hard times but thrived &ndas... Continue Reading

The Delta Companies Inc. received eight Quality-In-Construction Awards at the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) 63rd Annual Meeting earlier this year. The QIC Award recognizes a company&rs... Continue Reading

"Giving and receiving safety feedback is simple in principle, but challenging in process. It requires training, practice and reinforcement,"  says Justin Ganschow, CSP, CHMM in a recent article p... Continue Reading

Southern Illinois Asphalt Co., Inc. is accepting quotes from qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) for the Illinois Department of Transportation Letting on September 21, 2018. Interested... Continue Reading

Apex Paving Co., Inc. is accepting quotes from qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) for the Missouri Department of Transportation Letting on September 21, 2018. Interested DBEs may lea... Continue Reading

Delta Asphalt of Arkansas, Inc. is accepting quotes from qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) for the Arkansas Department of Transportation Letting on September 12, 2018. Interested DBE... Continue Reading

Fire trucks, police cars, service trucks from Ameren UE and Plaza Tire, and an Air Evac helicopter drew hundreds of children and their parents to see these vehicles up close and learn about their uses... Continue Reading

Fifty-five thousand Colas employees worldwide focused on a single safety topic the last week of June: addictions. Colas Safety Awareness Week 2018 brought to attention the many forms of addiction, in... Continue Reading

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) held its Professional Development Conference and Exposition, known as “Safety2018,” in San Antonio, Texas. The Conference is dedicated t... Continue Reading

Tina Johnson, an accounting clerk in our Shared Services Department, was the leader of a recent Safety Meeting at our Corporate Office. The topic she shared was "Ten Rules To Preserve Ten Fingers."&nb... Continue Reading

Increasing RAP contents and improving performance By: Todd Thomas, P.E., Field Services Engineer, Colas Solutions, Inc.  In recent years, there has been an increasing interest in raising the am... Continue Reading

Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO) conducted a course at the Cape Girardeau Career Technology Center regarding the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), or drones, during the third week of J... Continue Reading

Folks, The Delta Safety Steering Team (DSST) held its monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 19, at the Caruthersville Public Library in Caruthersville, Missouri. [Just for your information, the Carut... Continue Reading

Apex Paving Co., Inc. is accepting quotes from qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) for the Missouri Department of Transportation Letting on July 20, 2018. Interested DBEs may learn mo... Continue Reading

Delta Asphalt of Arkansas, Inc. is accepting quotes from qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) for the Arkansas Department of Transportation Letting on July 25, 2018. Interested DBEs may... Continue Reading

Illinois Disadvantaged Business Enterprises Southern Illinois Asphalt Co., Inc. is accepting quotes from qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) for the Illinois Department of Transportatio... Continue Reading

Join the National Safety Council and thousands of companies, associations, and other groups across the country as we strive for a single initiative: “No One Gets Hurt.” (#No1Ge... Continue Reading

 Three interns joined the ranks of the Delta Companies earlier today. We are excited these individuals elected to invest the next six to eight weeks with our company and our industry. We welcome... Continue Reading

Apex Paving Co., Inc. is accepting quotes from qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) for the Missouri Department of Transportation Letting on June 22, 2018. Interested DBEs may learn mo... Continue Reading

A caravan of vehicles carrying one-dozen-plus four and five-year-olds and their helpers streamed into the parking lot of our quarry south of Cape Girardeau. These students, parents, and instructors f... Continue Reading

Delta Asphalt of Arkansas, Inc. is accepting quotes from qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) for the Arkansas Department of Transportation Letting on June 13, 2018. Interested DBEs may... Continue Reading

Illinois Disadvantaged Business Enterprises Southern Illinois Asphalt Co., Inc. is accepting quotes from qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) for the Illinois Department of Transportatio... Continue Reading

  Demonstrating a strong commitment to employee safety and health, the environment, communities where we mine, and the industry as a whole, Southern Illinois Stone Company (SIS Quarry) – o... Continue Reading

The Southern Illinois Stone (SIS) Quarry hosted a field trip for students from Southern Illinois University – Carbondale (SIUC) on April 13. The four students were members of Dr. Joseph Hirschi&... Continue Reading

Apex Paving Co., Inc. is accepting quotes from qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) for the Missouri Department of Transportation Letting on May 18, 2018. Interested DBEs may learn mor... Continue Reading

On April 19, the Delta Safety Steering Team (DSST) held its monthly meeting at the Heartland Asphalt Materials Liquid Terminal in New Madrid, Missouri.  Terminal Manager Kevin Faulkner provide... Continue Reading

Delta Asphalt of Arkansas, Inc. is accepting quotes from qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) for the Arkansas Department of Transportation Letting on May 2, 2018. Interested DBEs may l... Continue Reading

2018 National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 9-13 – "Work Zone Safety: Everybody's Responsibility" Construction companies are committed to ensuring the safety of their workers and the traveli... Continue Reading

Missouri/Illinois Construction Manager Brandon Machen accepted an award on behalf of Southern Illinois Asphalt Company (SIAC) at the Southern Illinois Builders Association (SIBA) Safety Awards Banq... Continue Reading

Arkansas Residents,   The Arkansas Department of Transportation is asking citizens to answer a brief survey regarding the status of the highway system in Arkansas and possible funding options... Continue Reading

Congratulations to our Aggregates Region and Heartland Asphalt Materials!   Both received the Colas Vanguard 2.0 Award for outstanding safety performance in 2017.   Colas USA Presid... Continue Reading

Illinois Disadvantaged Business Enterprises Southern Illinois Asphalt Co., Inc. is accepting quotes from qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) for the Illinois Department of Transportatio... Continue Reading

Delta Asphalt of Arkansas, Inc. is accepting quotes from qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) for the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department Letting on April 4, 2018. Int... Continue Reading

Apex Paving Co., Inc. is accepting quotes from qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) for the Missouri Department of Transportation Letting on April 20, 2018. Interested DBEs may learn m... Continue Reading

Delta Asphalt of Arkansas, Inc. earned the 2017 State Winner Quality Asphalt Paving Award in the Two Lane Highway – ADT Less than 2000 category for the rehabilitation of Hwy 285 in Bono, Arka... Continue Reading

Apex Paving Co., Inc. is accepting quotes from qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) for the Missouri Department of Transportation Letting on February 16, 2018. Interested DBEs may lea... Continue Reading

Illinois Disadvantaged Business Enterprises Southern Illinois Asphalt Co., Inc. is accepting quotes from qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) for the Illinois Department of Transportati... Continue Reading

Delta Asphalt of Arkansas, Inc. is accepting quotes from qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) for the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department Letting on February 21, 2018. ... Continue Reading

During last month’s  Missouri Limestone Producers Association (MLPA) Annual Meeting, multiple Delta Companies aggregate facilities were recognized for outstanding safety performan... Continue Reading

We are going to share a little story from yesterday, which occurred at our Heartland Materials Quarry. Don’t worry, it has a happy ending. While loading shot rock from in front of a high wall, ... Continue Reading

Congratulations to Southern Illinois Asphalt Company, Inc. for earning the Safety Achievement Award from the Associated General Contractors of Illinois. Awards were presented durin... Continue Reading

Congratulations to Southern Illinois Materials, Company for earning the National Asphalt Pavement Association’s  (NAPA)  2017 Diamond Achievement Commenda... Continue Reading

Congratulations  to Delta Asphalt, Inc. for earning the National Asphalt Pavement Association’s (NAPA) 2017 Diamond Achievement Commendation for Excellence in ... Continue Reading

Congratulations to  Delta Asphalt of Arkansas for earning the  National Asphalt Pavement Association’s (NAPA)  2017 Diamond Achievement Commendation ... Continue Reading

During a recent visit to the Williamsville Quarry in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, Paula (Robinett) Williams approached me with a concern regarding snake activity in the fall of the year. She was especially... Continue Reading

This morning’s Safety Meeting at the Corporate Office was on the proper use of fire extinguishers, including a “hands on” demonstration. The training was provided by Eric Espinoza w... Continue Reading

This is Week 4 of National Safety Month. The topic for the week is “Don’t Just Sit There (Focusing on Ergonomics).” Below you will find a graphic and an excerpt from an artic... Continue Reading

Congratulations to the  Arkansas Construction crews for earning the “Excellence in Safety” award presented by AGC Arkansas at a luncheon yesterday in North Little Rock,... Continue Reading

This is Week 3 of  National Safety Month. The topic for the week is “Prepare for Active Shooters.”  Below you will find a graphic and an excerpt from an article written b... Continue Reading

This is Week 2 of National Safety Month. The topic for the week is “Recharge to Be in Charge (Focusing on Fatigue).” Below you will find a graphic and an excerpt from an article wr... Continue Reading

This is Week 1 of National Safety Month. The topic for the week is “Stand Up for Falls.” Below you will find a graphic and a segments of an article written by Sarah Trotto regardin... Continue Reading

The Electrical Safety Foundation International has compiled the occupational electrical injury experience of the major industries and occupations from data available through the U.S. Bureau of Labor S... Continue Reading

Yesterday, Colas Inc. representative Jon Hager (Plants and Equipment) performed the final inspection at the Southern Illinois Stone (SIS) Quarry Shop in Buncombe, Illinois. And, we are delighted and p... Continue Reading

Congratulations  to our team at the Southern Illinois Stone Quarry in Buncombe, Illinois! The SIS Quarry has earned the  Excellence in Community Relations Award - Bronze from... Continue Reading

Congratulations  to our  Arkansas Construction Team  for earning the 2016 State Winner Quality Asphalt Paving Award sponsored by the Arkansas Asphalt Pavem... Continue Reading

CONGRATULATIONS! to all of our team at the SIS Quarry in Buncombe, Illinois. Southern Illinois Stone Quarry has been awarded a Community Relations Award for 2016 by the Illinois Asso... Continue Reading

Yesterday, our Plants & Equipment Manager Jerry Farnham accepted an award on behalf of Apex Paving at the AGC of Missouri Annual Convention. The award was the “Safety Award”... Continue Reading

The company believes in recognizing outstanding effort in promoting safety. The Safety Guardian program is designed to recognize employees who go “above and beyond” consistently ... Continue Reading

CONGRATULATIONS! to all of our team at the SIS Quarry in Buncombe, Illinois…. Again! Southern Illinois Stone Company  has earned the  Environmental Excellence &ndash... Continue Reading

Congratulations! The Williamsville Quarry recently received an award in recognition of an Extraordinary Safety Accomplishment – Ten Years Without a Lost-Time Accident ... Continue Reading

Tonight, Delta Companies Aggregates Area Manager  Mike Martin became the new President of the Missouri Limestone Producers Association (MLPA). Delta President Zach Green, M... Continue Reading

Last Tuesday, Colas Inc. representatives Eric Plouzennec  (Vice President – Equipment) and Jon Hager (Plants and Equipment) performed the final inspections at the Cape Girardeau Shop. And, ... Continue Reading

Yesterday, Colas Inc. representatives Michel Roure (Vice President – Equipment), Jon Hager (Plants and Equipment), and Larry Bingham (Plants and Equipment) performed the final inspections at the... Continue Reading

Congratulations! The Southern Illinois Stone Company has been awarded a Gold Rock Solid Excellence in Safety Award by the Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers (IAAP). The Rock Soli... Continue Reading

Congratulations! Southern Illinois Stone Quarry has been awarded a Community Relations Award for 2015 by the Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers (IAAP). The Community Relations Aw... Continue Reading

CONGRATULATIONS! to all of our folks at the SIS Quarry. Southern Illinois Stone Company has been awarded a  Rock Solid Excellence in Safety Award  by the Illinois Asso... Continue Reading