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Registration open for MSHA whistleblower provisions webinar – Oct. 12

Oct 03, 2011

Registration is open for the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association's (NSSGA) next committee webinar addressing MSHA whistleblower provisions. Whistleblower protection has gained priority status with the DoL for safety, health, and environmental complaints filed by miners, employees at OSHA-regulated ...

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Senate approves transportation extension: FAA and Highway Extensions Act

Sep 15, 2011

The U.S. Senate on Sept. 15 passed legislation to extend funding for the Federal Aviation Administration and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) for four and six months, respectively. The measure passed with a 92-6 vote. H.R. 2887, the FAA and Highway ...

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Aggregate producers take Joe Main on surface, underground mine tours

Aug 17, 2011

Stone, sand, and gravel producers — representing the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration’s (MSHA) largest jurisdictional sector — welcomed Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health Joseph Main on tours of both surface and underground aggregates facilities ...

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AEM, MSHA align for miner health and safety

Jul 18, 2011

AEM, MSHA align for miner health and safety

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) have reconfirmed their previously established alliance to foster safer and more healthful American workplaces related to miniing operations. AEM and MSHA established the alliance in January ...

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‘Rally for the Roads’ on May 25 in D.C. will tout need for adequate highway funding

May 09, 2011

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) and its allied trade associations will sponsor a “Rally for Roads” on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on May 25 at 11 a.m. EDT, to bring attention to the critical need ...

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NSSGA tightens internal organization for focus, efficiency

Apr 11, 2011

NSSGA tightens internal organization for focus, efficiency

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) continues to tighten its internal organization for focus and efficiency.  Federal regulations, federal legislation and judicial process are now coordinated in one functional department to help enhance the unified voice that is ...

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House approves 7-month extension of SAFETEA-LU

Mar 03, 2011

The House of Representatives voted 421-4 on March 2 to extend until Sept. 30 federal highway and transit programs that are slated to expire on March 4. The bill — the Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2011, or H.R. 662 — ...

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Obama’s 2012 budget proposes $556 billion for transportation

Feb 14, 2011

President Obama on Feb. 14 submitted his budget for FY 2012, which includes the Administration’s plans for transportation reauthorization. In the budget, the president proposes a $556 billion six-year proposal to improve the country’s highways, transit, and rail infrastructure and to ...

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Vulcan’s Browning gets NSSGA top safety, health award

Jan 25, 2011

Terry Browning, safety and health manager for Vulcan Materials Company’s Midwest region in Naperville, Ill., has been named the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association's (NSSGA) 2010 James M. Christie Safety & Health Professional by a panel of NSSGA members ...

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NSSGA reveals award winners for Safety, Environmental and Community Relations Excellence Awards

Jan 06, 2011

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced on Jan. 6 the gold, silver, and bronze winners of the organizations Safety, Environmental and Community Relations Excellence Awards. The awards program recognizes aggregates operations throughout the United States and Canada ...

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MSHA ramps up airborne contaminant exposure monitoring

Jan 04, 2011

The  Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has increased its focus on exposure monitoring at metal and nonmetal mines throughout the country "to ensure better worker protection from overexposure to harmful airborne contaminants,” and accordingly, the National Stone, Sand & Gravel ...

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Highway Financing 101 Webinar postponed

Oct 25, 2010

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association's (NSSGA) NSSGA'S Highway Fnancing 101 Webinar that was originally slated for Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. EDT is being postponed. A new date is TBA. The Webinar will serve as a tutorial on the ...

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