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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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Transportation advocates dissatisfied with State of the Union address

Jan 30, 2014

Transportation advocates dissatisfied with State of the Union address

Transportation advocates are expressing dissatisfaction with the State of the Union address that President Obama delivered Tuesday night. Our sister site Better Roads reports that the speech only briefly addressed transportation issues, with the topic buried beneath the president’s push for ...

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NSSGA to launch updated website this weekend

Dec 19, 2013

NSSGA to launch updated website this weekend

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) has announced that it will launch its updated website over the upcoming weekend. The association initially highlighted the update during its board of directors meeting in October. NSSGA has not yet released any details ...

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NSSGA approves of House passage of water infrastructure bill

Oct 29, 2013

NSSGA approves of House passage of water infrastructure bill

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced Thursday its approval of the House passing the new water infrastructure bill. The House passed the measure -- the Water Resources Reform & Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA) -- last Wednesday with a ...

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House to consider legislation to increase development of “strategic and critical minerals”

Jul 10, 2013

House to consider legislation to increase development of “strategic and critical minerals”

The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to consider legislation tomorrow that would classify aggregates as "strategic and critical," according to a report from the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA). Congressman Mark Amodei (R-NV) authored the legislation, known as ...

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NSSGA elects Ward Nye as Chairman of the Board

Mar 27, 2013

NSSGA elects Ward Nye as Chairman of the Board

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association elected C. Howard (Ward) Nye,  president and CEO of Martin Marietta Materials in Raleigh, North Carolina, as the 2013-2014 Chairman of the Board of the NSSGA during the association’s Board of Directors’ meeting ...

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NSSGA Advanced Sales Course for the aggregates industry

Mar 06, 2013

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s Advanced Sales Course, being held April 15-17 at the Georgian Terrace Hotel in Atlanta, offers specialized training for sales and customer service people in the aggregates industry. The three-day program is designed for those with ...

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NSSGA promotes Northeast Mine Safety & Health Conference

Feb 14, 2013

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association and the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s Northeast District are joining together to stage the Northeast Mine Safety & Health Conference, a three-day-long conference on mine safety and health. The conference is set for April ...

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