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Rogers Group’s Pottsville Quarry reaches for the stars

Sep 01, 2015

Rogers Group’s Pottsville Quarry  reaches for the stars

Pottsville Quarry is Rogers Group, Inc.’s largest producing plant in southern middle Tennessee, but it hasn’t always been so. The quarry was just a glimmer in the eye of company executives when the greenfield site was purchased in the mid-1980s. “We ...

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Former sand and gravel quarry site plays host to U.S. Open             

Jun 21, 2015

Former sand and gravel quarry site plays host to U.S. Open             

Chambers Bay Golf Course on Puget Sound in Washington was once the site of a sand and gravel quarry that produced some the hardest aggregates in the region for decades. That decades-long tradition of toughness carried over as the reclaimed ...

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Michele Stanley and Andrew McConnell join NSSGA

May 12, 2015

Michele Stanley and Andrew McConnell join NSSGA

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) has announced the addition of two new staff members — Michele Stanley, a seasoned surface transportation lobbyist and former Capitol Hill staffer, and Andrew McConnell, an online expert. Stanley comes from the National ...

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NSSGA wants everyone to ask their representative to co-sponsor the Regulatory Integrity Protection Act (H.R. 1732) to stop proposed Waters of the U.S. rule

Apr 27, 2015

NSSGA wants everyone to ask their representative to co-sponsor the Regulatory Integrity Protection Act (H.R. 1732) to stop proposed Waters of the U.S. rule

During the next few weeks, the House will be voting on the Regulatory Integrity Protection Act (H.R. 1732) that would stop the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) from finalizing the proposed rule on Waters of ...

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NSSGA recognized as a Green Seal office for its sustainability practices

Apr 23, 2015

NSSGA recognized as a Green Seal office for its sustainability practices

Yesterday, on Earth Day, the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced that it is one of the first 13 trade associations in the country to be recognized by the Green Seal Green Office Partnership Program. As a Green ...

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Legislation stopping proposed Waters of the U.S. rule passes Transportation and Infrastructure committee with bipartisan support

Apr 21, 2015

The Regulatory Integrity Protection Act (H.R. 1732), legislation that would stop the proposed Waters of the United States rule (WOTUS), has cleared its first hurdle. According to a news release from the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA), the ...

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House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure unveils legislation to withdraw proposed Waters of the U.S. rule

Apr 14, 2015

In response to the recent announcement that the proposed Waters of the U.S. rule was sent to the Office of Management and Budget for review before being finalized, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure unveiled legislation designed to protect ...

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Five Aggregate Industries operations receive NSSGA awards

Mar 25, 2015

Five Aggregate Industries operations received awards from the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) during the NSSGA Annual Convention last week, PRNewswire reports. Two facilities were granted Environmental Excellence Awards and three facilities were granted Community Relations Awards. Award ...

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Charlie Luck elected 2015 NSSGA Chairman of the Board

Mar 25, 2015

Charlie Luck elected 2015 NSSGA Chairman of the Board

Charles Luck IV, president and CEO of Luck Companies, was elected 2015 Chairman of the Board of the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) during its annual convention in Baltimore last week. “Charlie’s insights into what the aggregates industry faces ...

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Lehigh Hanson’s Michael Stanczak receives NSSGA Barry K. Wendt award

Mar 18, 2015

Lehigh Hanson’s Michael Stanczak receives NSSGA Barry K. Wendt award

During the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) 2015 Annual Convention Closing General Session, retired Lehigh Hanson executive Michael “Mike” Stanczak was presented with the Barry K. Wendt Memorial Commitment Award for his dedication to the construction aggregates industry, ...

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Pat Jacomet named NSSGA’s 2014 State Aggregates Association Executive of the Year

Mar 09, 2015

Pat Jacomet named NSSGA’s 2014 State Aggregates Association Executive of the Year

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) has named Patrick A. Jacomet, executive director of the Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association (OAIMA), as its 2014 State Aggregates Association Executive of the Year. The award, which is given to ...

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Aggregate production up 7 percent in 2014

Mar 03, 2015

Aggregate production up 7 percent in 2014

Based on information gathered from its quarterly sample survey of crushed stone and sand and gravel producers, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has estimated that 595 million short tons of construction aggregates were produced and shipped during the fourth quarter ...

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