MISSION WOODS, Kan., June 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Layne Christensen Company (Nasdaq:LAYN) ("Layne" or the "Company") today announced the publication of its Fiscal Year 2013 sustainability report entitled, "Moving Forward." The report is available at http://www.layne.com/en/about/safety-and-sustainability.aspx. Rene Robichaud, President and CEO of Layne, said, "The publication of our third annual sustainability report reflects our commitment to transparency, environmental stewardship and social responsibility." Highlights of this year's report include:
- Sustainability - Layne's Sustainability Council became fully functional in 2012. Council members are appointed by Division presidents and meet quarterly to discuss and implement sustainability strategies and action plans.
- Safety – estimated improvement of 24% in fiscal year 2013 in "Lost Time Incident Rate."
- Energy and Carbon Footprint – baseline energy data collected in fiscal year 2013 will serve as basis for reducing energy and carbon footprint in fiscal year 2014 and beyond.
- Water Footprint – continued voluntary response to the CDP Water Disclosure Project for third consecutive year.
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