Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 26

AROUND THE HOT MIX INDUSTRY
By Steve Benton - Asphalt Division Manager &
Brooke Rutnik Shaw, Director of Marketing,
D.A. Collins Companies

One Company's Efforts to Set up an Asphalt Plant
THE 300-TON/HOUR GENCOR drum

primarily north of the New York State Capital

to the area. Jointa Lime Company wanted to

plant located in Plattsburgh, New York is

Region; Saratoga, Warren and Washington

not only serve a market which would ben-

the 2nd asphalt plant for the Jointa Lime

Counties, Jointa Lime has locations in Orange

efit from their materials, but support a com-

Company, and 5th overall for the D.A. Collins

County and Clinton County.

munity that has tremendous value to their

Companies, headquartered in Wilton, NY.
Jointa Lime Company, with roots dating back

own employees.
PLATTSBURGH PLANT
BUILDING THE GENCOR

to the 1850's, is one of three members that

The 5-acre Trade Road parcel, located off New

make up the Materials Division for the D.A.

York State Interstate 87, is centrally located

Collins Family of Companies. A full-service

and easily accessible. Upon purchase of the

It is amazing how far asphalt plant technol-

construction group armed with three other

land in early 2015, approval with the Town of

ogy has come, and how many different choices

heavy highway, civil, and environmental con-

Plattsburgh began immediately. The original site

are available: batch, drum, or combo, vertical

tractors, D.A. Collins Construction Co., Inc.,

plan was approved in 2015, and the plant opened

or horizontal AC tanks, portable, skidded, or

D.A. Collins Environmental Services, LLC.,

for business in the fall of 2017 after deciding

permanent. For the Jointa Lime Company,

and Kubricky Construction Corp. together

late in 2016 to move forward with the project.

based on a series of market studies and data

offer a full breadth of construction services

ULTRAPLANT

In a time when multinational building

collection from their four other asphalt plants,

materials conglomerates continue to consoli-

the decision was the state-of-the-art, environ-

The Materials Division, comprised of Jointa

date the market, Plattsburgh and its surround-

mentally clean Gencor Ultraplant.

Lime Company, Pallette Stone Corp., and Jointa

ing communities were considered by Jointa

Galusha, LLC., are producers and suppliers of

Lime Company to be underserved.

to the entire East Coast.

Following the purchase of the parcel, the
permitting process began early in 2015, and

asphalt, concrete, precast, and various con-

As a whole, the third generation family-

in August of the same year, the Town Planning

struction aggregates extracted from their

owned-and-operated D.A. Collins Companies

Board issued the negative declaration of envi-

numerous facilities throughout New York State.

consider the North Country a second home, as

ronmental significance, which gave the green

While Pallette Stone and Jointa Galusha serve

many employees and their families are native

light to proceed. During the process, Jointa

Plant during construction
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Material Matters - Spring 2018

Chairman’s Message
President’s Report
Legislative Update
Counsel’s Corner
Membership Benefit
Member KUDOS
Work the Problem
2017 Asphalt Pavement Showcase Award Winners
One Company’s Efforts to Set up an Asphalt Plant
An Interview with NYSDOT’s Don Streeter
Residential Concrete
Welcome New Members
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - Intro
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - cover1
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - cover2
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 3
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 4
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 5
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 6
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - Chairman’s Message
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 8
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - President’s Report
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - Legislative Update
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 11
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - Counsel’s Corner
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 13
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 14
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 15
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 16
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - Membership Benefit
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 18
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - Member KUDOS
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 20
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - Work the Problem
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 22
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 23
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 2017 Asphalt Pavement Showcase Award Winners
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 25
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - One Company’s Efforts to Set up an Asphalt Plant
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 27
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - An Interview with NYSDOT’s Don Streeter
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 29
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 30
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 31
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - Residential Concrete
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 33
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 34
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - Welcome New Members
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 36
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 37
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