Tags: National Stone Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA)

Inaugural AGG1 Online webinar to focus on performance optimization

Jul 18, 2013

Inaugural AGG1 Online webinar to focus on performance optimization

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) has announced that the inaugural AGG1 Online webinar, “Performance Optimization and Measurement,” will take place August 15 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time. Alan Maio, principal of Orria Consulting, will lead the live webinar, ...

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Limestone byproducts for food create niche market

Feb 14, 2013

Limestone byproducts for food create niche market

For daily news updates and web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat” section of our website at www.aggman.com ‘Animal feed’ segment can be a compelling outlet in uncertain economic times.   by Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor tgbarbaccia@randallreilly.com     In a challenging economy, creating ...

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Limestone byproducts for food create niche market

Feb 01, 2013

Limestone byproducts for food create niche market

For daily news updates and web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat” section of our website at www.aggman.com   ‘Animal feed’ segment can be a compelling outlet in uncertain economic times.   by Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor tgbarbaccia@randallreilly.com     In a challenging economy, creating additional ...

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Compliance with proper equipment guarding

Dec 01, 2012

Compliance with proper equipment guarding

For daily news updates and web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat Online” section of our website at www.aggman.com   The Mine Safety and Health Administration develops a guide to help producers abide by industry rules and protect against guarding-related violations.   By Tina Grady ...

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Gus Edwards appointed CEO and president of NSSGA

Oct 31, 2012

Gus Edwards appointed CEO and president of NSSGA

News just in from the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA): Gus Edwards has been elected as president and CEO of the association by its board of directors. He is succeeding Joy Pinniger who retires from the industry on ...

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NSSGA schedules ‘Floor It! Jam the Switchboards’ for March 14

Mar 12, 2012

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) has scheduled its next “Floor It!” "Jam The Switchboards" day for Wed., Mar. 14, between 11 a.m. – Noon EDT timed to coincide with the end of the Closing General Session of ...

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NSSGA announces Safety, Environmental, and Community Relations Excellence Awards

Feb 14, 2012

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA), on Feb. 14, announced the Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners of NSSGA’s Safety, Environmental, and Community Relations Excellence Awards, in addition to the association’s top honor — The Stars of Excellence for ...

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Going the Extra Mile

Sep 01, 2011

Going the Extra Mile

Cooperating with the surrounding community and being good stewards of the environment has brought awards and accolades to Huntsville Quarry. by Kerry Clines, Senior Editor   Every year during the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) annual convention, the association presents awards ...

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Regulatory Update MSHA

Jun 02, 2011

Regulatory Update MSHA

Small Mine Office MSHA’s Joe Main talks about mine safety and his vision for the Small Mine Office. By Kerry Clines, Senior Editor Small mines make up about 50 percent of all mines in the United States. According to the Mine Safety and ...

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AggBeat

Mar 03, 2011

AggBeat

Overall mining deaths up in 2010 NSSGA: ‘We cannot rest until fatalities among aggregates workers reach and are sustained at zero.” by Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor Mining fatalities in the United States increased in 2010, following a year marked by ...

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Rock Law

Feb 01, 2011

Lessons learned from a win Although Miller’s mine safety bill was defeated, the debate will continue with the new Congress. Learn what worked and remember it. By Henry Chajet and Bob Horn On Dec. 8, Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.), the outgoing chairman of ...

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CalPortland’s DuPont aggregate plant receives ‘Gold Award’ from NSSGA

Jan 27, 2011

CalPortland Co.'s DuPont aggregate plant in DuPont, Wash., has received the highest "Gold Award" from the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) for its superior performance in environmental stewardship. The awards program recognizes aggregates operations throughout the United States and ...

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