Tags: National Stone Sand and Gravel Association

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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NSSGA Chairman on GROW AMERICA Act: ‘It is essential that Congress act now’

Apr 30, 2014

NSSGA Chairman on GROW AMERICA Act: ‘It is essential that Congress act now’

Following the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT) announcement that Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is sending a long-term highway bill to Congress, National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) Chairman Paul I. Detwiler III said the association welcomes the bill, ...

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Engagement is key in community relations

Apr 14, 2014

Engagement is key in community relations

Grove Stone and Sand Company, a Hedrick Industries operation in Black Mountain, North Carolina, holds a 2013 Star of Excellence and a 2013 Gold Award for Community Relations. Presented in March by the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA), the ...

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Hise holds the gavel for NSSGA’s M&S Division

Apr 04, 2014

Hise holds the gavel for NSSGA’s M&S Division

Throughout the next year, members of the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) Manufacturers and Services Division will be led by Jennifer Hise, vice president of Cemco, Inc. Hise takes over from Jeff Sikora, vice president and general manager ...

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NSSGA’s Pam Whitted testifies to OSHA on potential impacts of proposed crystalline silica rule

Mar 27, 2014

NSSGA’s Pam Whitted testifies to OSHA on potential impacts of proposed crystalline silica rule

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s Senior Vice President of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Pam Whitted on Thursday testified before the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on the agency’s proposed silica rule. OSHA’s analysis for the proposed regulation has ...

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Learn how to resolve blasting-related conflicts with NSSGA’s latest webinar

Mar 24, 2014

Learn how to resolve blasting-related conflicts with NSSGA’s latest webinar

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) will host a webinar focused on drilling and blasting this week. Related: McCook Quarry resumes blasting for first time since November earthquake Dubbed “Why Are My Neighbors Complaining About Blasting and What Can I Do ...

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NSSGA honors award winners

Mar 09, 2014

NSSGA honors award winners

At the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) Awards Ceremony, the winners of the 2013 grassroots awards were announced. Those winners include the following: Joe Vig, P.E., group president, Astec Industries. Vig was recognized for meeting with numerous members of ...

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NSSGA debuts its new strategic plan

Mar 08, 2014

NSSGA debuts its new strategic plan

During the general session of its annual convention, the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced its new strategic plan for the aggregates industry. Released at NSSGA’s Annual Convention, Rocks Build America sets a new course for the organization to ...

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Rod Martin receives AggMan of the Year 2013 Award

Mar 04, 2014

Rod Martin receives AggMan of the Year 2013 Award

At the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) Honors Awards Reception on March 4, Aggregates Manager Editor-in-Chief Therese Dunphy presented the AggMan of the Year 2013 award to Rod Martin, vice president, Martin Stone Quarries, Inc. “It’s about keeping an ...

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Former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to speak at NSSGA Annual Convention

Feb 18, 2014

Former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to speak at NSSGA Annual Convention

Former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is among several transportation advocates slated to speak at the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) 2014 Annual Convention next month. LaHood, who now serves as co-chair for national infrastructure coalition Building America’s Future (BAF), ...

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Speaking with One Voice — NSSGA’s New CEO, Mike Johnson

Feb 01, 2014

Speaking with One Voice — NSSGA’s New CEO, Mike Johnson

NSSGA’s new CEO, Mike Johnson, focuses advocacy efforts by putting aggregates first.   Q. When it comes to association management, what are the key commonalities and differences between the beer and aggregate industries? A. First, thank you for the opportunity to respond to ...

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22 operations receive NSSGA Gold Awards; 2 take home National Stars of Excellence

Jan 31, 2014

22 operations receive NSSGA Gold Awards; 2 take home National Stars of Excellence

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) has announced that 22 operations have won the association’s Gold Awards in Safety, Environmental and Community Relations. Two of those operations also received National Stars of Excellence, which is given to operations that ...

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