VantaCore Receives 2012 NSSGA Sterling Safety Gold Award

9 years ago

Philadelphia, PA – March 18, 2013: VantaCore Partners LP (“VantaCore”) was presented with the NSSGA’s 2012 Gold Award in SafetySterling, Medium Category at the 2013 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas. The Sterling Safety Award recognizes those NSSGA member companies that achieve the lowest total injury incidence rate for the previous calendar year in their size category. Colin Oerton, Chief Executive Officer of VantaCore, was in attendance to accept the award on behalf of VantaCore.

“We are very proud of this accomplishment”, said Mr. Oerton. “I accepted this exceptional award on behalf of our over two hundred employees whose principal focus is ensuring safe operating conditions at each one of our facilities. Being recognized as one of the safest aggregates companies in the country is a reflection of the importance we place on the protection and well-being of our personnel.”

About VantaCore

VantaCore is a private company focused on acquiring competitively advantaged aggregate and related businesses in the domestic U.S. market. VantaCore produces aggregates at four locations and supplies customers in eight states. The primary operating locations include surface and underground operations in Lake Lynn, Pennsylvania (with 197 million tons of reserves), an integrated limestone quarry and commercial asphalt operation in Clarksville, Tennessee (with permitted surface reserves of about 73 million tons), a limestone quarry in Todd County, Kentucky (with 41 million tons of reserves), and a sand and gravel business near Baton Rouge, Louisiana (with approximately 39 million tons of gravel reserves). VantaCore’s interest in retaining local company management and its financial structuring flexibility has driven the Partnership’s acquisition growth to date. Management plans to continue this successful strategy of growing primarily through acquisition and organic growth. To date, VantaCore has been financed by Trilantic Capital Partners, Kayne Anderson Energy Development Company (NYSE: KED), CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust (NYSE: CORR), and Hartz Alternative Investments, LLC. For more information on VantaCore, please visit our website at or contact us at