Texas Industries Inc. announced December 2 that Frances Petty was awarded the Distinguished Health and Safety Achievement Award at the annual meeting of the Western Region Joint Mine Conference held in Denver. Petty is the manager of TXI manufacturing resources for TXI’s Cement Division. In her position, she oversees the Cement Division’s mine safety program.
"Over her 48 years with TXI, Frances has been involved in many facets of the company, but none as important as our safety program," stated J. Lynn Davis, TXI vice president, Cement. "We are very fortunate to have a person of her knowledge and commitment involved in TXI’s safety efforts."