Tags: National Stone Sand and Gravel Association

NSSGA’s new interactive map shows aggregate production in each state

Jan 27, 2016

NSSGA’s new interactive map shows aggregate production in each state

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association has created a new interactive map that lets you take a look at how much aggregates each state is producing. The map not only gives production numbers, it also shows how many mines and how ...

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MSHA and NSSGA release new infographic about material handling injuries

Nov 24, 2015

MSHA and NSSGA release new infographic about material handling injuries

The Mine Safety and Health Administration and the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association have partnered up to release a new infographic warning of the dangers of handling materials on the job. According to the NSSGA, the poster sets out to ...

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The NSSGA is accepting applications for its annual Awards of Excellence

Sep 01, 2015

The NSSGA is accepting applications for its annual Awards of Excellence

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association is ready to hear from the best in the aggregates industry as it begins to take entries for its annual Awards of Excellence March 20-23, 2016, in Nashville. According to the NSSGA, the organization ...

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Aggregates included in bill to make domestic mine permitting easier

Aug 11, 2015

Aggregates included in bill to make domestic mine permitting easier

  A bill that would make it easier to get a permit for a domestic mine, including aggregate mines, was passed by a U.S. House of Representatives committee in July. The National Strategic and Critical Mineral Production Act of 2015, or H.R. 1937, ...

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NSSGA honors CalPortland’s Environmental Manager

Feb 06, 2015

NSSGA honors CalPortland’s Environmental Manager

CalPortland's environmental manager Matthew Hinck has been honored with the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s 2014 Environmental Leadership Award. The award recognizes an individual who has made exemplary contributions to the industry’s environmental responsiveness, is involved with NSSGA’s environmental programs and has ...

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Sand portrait highlights aggregate industry’s sustainability

Oct 16, 2014

Sand portrait highlights aggregate industry’s sustainability

An aerial perspective of the National Mall offers a slightly different view than normal this month - it includes a 6-acre composite landscape portrait of American men. The portrait is the largest ever commissioned by the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery ...

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NSSGA taps Capitol Hill vet as VP of communications

Jul 31, 2014

NSSGA taps Capitol Hill vet as VP of communications

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) new vice president of communications, Bailey Wood, joins the association with plenty of Capitol Hill cred and ambitious plans to help the association grow both its membership base and its sphere of ...

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Senators propose raising gas tax by 12 cents per gallon

Jun 19, 2014

Senators propose raising gas tax by 12 cents per gallon

With the current highway bill, MAP-21, nearing expiration and the Highway Trust Fund (HTF), the main transportation funding source, projected to shortfall in just over two months, the search is on for a new way to fund transportation infrastructure projects. Two ...

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NSSGA: Protect future operations by giving input on OSHA’s silica rule

Jun 10, 2014

NSSGA: Protect future operations by giving input on OSHA’s silica rule

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) is urging industry input on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) proposed rule on respirable crystalline silica. Related: Three fatal flaws of OSHA’s proposed crystalline silica rule NSSGA last week filed with OSHA ...

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$12.3 billion water infrastructure reauthorization bill passes in the House

May 20, 2014

$12.3 billion water infrastructure reauthorization bill passes in the House

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $12.3 billion water infrastructure reauthorization bill on Tuesday, The Hill reports. The conference version of the bill, dubbed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014, would authorize funding for waterway projects, ...

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As Infrastructure Week begins, NSSGA President and CEO Mike Johnson calls for action on Highway Trust Fund

May 12, 2014

As Infrastructure Week begins, NSSGA President and CEO Mike Johnson calls for action on Highway Trust Fund

Infrastructure Week 2014 kicked off Monday. The event, which takes place May 12-16, focuses on “emerging solutions, innovative approaches, and best practices being developed nationwide to modernize aging infrastructure,” according to the event’s website. It features a series of conferences, roundtables, ...

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MSHA Revamps Safety Outreach to Small Producers

May 06, 2014

MSHA Revamps Safety Outreach to Small Producers

Industry training will look dramatically different as the summer aggregate production season approaches full tilt. During a May 5 stakeholder summit held by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Joseph A. Main, assistant secretary of labor for mine safety ...

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