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York Building Products and Union Quarries Join Forces for United Way Fundraiser

October 5, 2022

October 5, 2022 – Union Quarries has been a part of the YBP family for only a few weeks, but we’ve wasted no time getting our teams together to help a local charity. Union Quarries was a lane sponsor at the United Way of Carlisle and Cumberland County “Bowl for the Goal” Fundraiser at Midway …

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Massive Retaining Wall Project in York, PA

September 30, 2022

September 30, 2022 – The new Park 83 Logistics Center project will have five retaining walls supporting the parcel; 4 walls constructed of Keystone Compac III blocks (typical 12” deep unit) and 1 wall constructed of Keystone Standard III blocks (larger 18” deep unit). The project is still under construction, and when completed, a total …

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MCACP Cram Session

September 13, 2022

ATTENTION: ARCHITECTS & ENGINEERS! The Masonry Contractors Association of Central PA will be holding their immensely popular annual “CRAM SESSION” event on October 20, 2022, at PeoplesBank Park in York, PA. This information/registration flyer provides all details. This highly-attended event is an excellent education experience for architects and engineers to learn about the latest trends, …

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York Building Products Purchases Union Quarries

September 12, 2022

September 12, 20222 – We are pleased to announce the recent acquisition of Union Quarries, a Carlisle, PA-based manufacturer of crushed stone, asphalt and ready-mix concrete products. “This exciting acquisition will allow both operations to provide a greater level of product offering for our respective customers, increase our level of customer service, and help us …

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Safety Inspection at Belvedere Sand & Gravel

August 25, 2022

August 25, 2022 – MSHA (Mine Safety & Health Administration) recently held a full plant inspection at our Belvedere sand & gravel facility in Port Deposit, MD. They found zero citations during the inspection. Our team did an incredible job keeping our workplace safe, with lots of hard work! Congratulations to our Belvedere crew! In …

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EarthCEM Slag Cement Used on I-95 Project in Wilmington, DE

August 16, 2022

August 16, 2022 – York Building Products’ EarthCEM Slag Cement was used on an I-95 project in Wilmington, DE, in the ready-mix produced and supplied by Heritage Concrete. EarthCEM has been approved for DelDOT projects and has been utilized in various jobs throughout the state. EarthCEM has performance enhancements allowing producers to reduce their environmental …

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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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