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Gemstone and Split Face Masonry Units Featured on New Elementary School

August 3, 2022

August 3, 2022 – Construction has recently been completed on the new Cherokee Lane Elementary School in Hyattsville, MD. The new school replaces the original school built in 1962, which was approaching the end of its useful life. This new 95,827 SF facility will also help alleviate capacity issues in the district. York Building Products …

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Cecil Plant Renovations

July 8, 2022

July 8, 2022 – Our new telescoping stacker “Thor” will be the largest we’ve ever installed. We’re also adding larger dewatering screws and conveyors to increase efficiencies of the plant. These renovations/expansions at our Cecil sand & gravel plant will help insure smooth service for our customers in the years ahead.

Principio Asphalt Plant Update

July 5, 2022

July 5, 2022 – Everything is on-track for our early fall launch of the new Principio Asphalt business at 1079 Belvidere Road, North East, MD. The silos just went up several days ago. Kudos to our teams for working through supply chain disruptions to help keep this project on schedule. This new 400 ton-per-hour plant …

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Stone Processing Plant at Belvedere Facility

June 30, 2022

June 30, 2022 – The new stone processing plant for our Belvedere facility’s hard rock quarry is coming together. While plant construction is in-process, our quarry teams are hard at work blasting and excavating the new stone to eventually be processed at the plant. Soon, crushed stone, sand and gravel will all be available at …

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New Dredge Operational at Eastern Shore Sand & Gravel

June 27, 2022

June 27, 2022 – A big thank you to the team of employees who helped get the new dredge operational at our Eastern Shore sand & gravel plant. It was an effort not only from our Eastern Shore plant personnel, but also from our other plants. We are proud of you all, and appreciate your …

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Silos Installed

June 9, 2022

June 9, 2022 – The silos have been installed for the new Principio Asphalt plant at our Belvedere facility in North East, MD.

Progress on the Principio Asphalt Plant

May 27, 2022

May 27, 2022 – The footers are set and construction continues on a new asphalt plant at our Belvedere facility in North East, MD. Scheduled to come online this fall, this new asphalt business – “Principio Asphalt” – is a joint venture between Wilmington, DE-based Diamond Materials, Baltimore, MD-based P. Flanigan & Sons, Inc., and …

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Construction of Hard Rock Quarry Crusher Plant

May 25, 2022

May 25, 2022 – Work is progressing nicely on the new hard rock quarry crusher plant at our Belvedere facility in North East, MD. Thanks to our hard-working teams for putting in long hours to make this happen!

York Building Products Donates to Local Elementary School

May 20, 2022

May 20, 2022 – York Building Products recently donated ¾” stone for a new outdoor classroom area for Bay View Elementary in North East, MD. The school needed to fill a 17′ x 24′ area with about 6 inches of our stone. We also donated some larger cobbles that the students could paint to help …

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More Progress at the Build-Out of Principio Quarry

May 3, 2022

May 3, 2022 – As you can see, our teams are working hard to make this quarry come to life later this summer. Stay tuned here, and we’ll keep you posted with more updates!