Tags: National Stone

House passes second spending bill for fiscal 2011

Aug 02, 2010

The House of Representatives passed the second fiscal 2011spending bill on July 29, mostly along party lines, according to a National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) Washington Watch & eDigest report. With a vote of 251-167, legislators ...

Read More...

Knife River CEO: ‘A need for real jobs meeting real needs’

Jul 29, 2010

National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) Chairman Bill Schneider, president and CEO of Knife River Corp., testified July 27 before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on the status of the stimulus and impacts on the aggregates industry. Schneider ...

Read More...

‘Following Up on an MSHA Inspection’ webinar set for July 20

Jun 29, 2010

Mike Heenan, an attorney at Ogletree & Deakins and a member of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association's (NSSGA) Council of Counsel will present the webinar, "Following Up on an MSHA Inspection," which will outline ways to evaluate and ...

Read More...

Webinar June 1: Inverted Pavement Systems

May 24, 2010

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) in conjunction with the Aggregates Foundation for Technology, Research and Education (AFTRE) are hosting an "Inverted Pavement Systems" Webinar to be held on Tuesday, June 1 from 11 a.m. ET to noon ...

Read More...

MSHA criticized for poorly training inspectors

May 05, 2010

The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration received harsh criticism from the U.S. Department of Labor's inspector general for failure to properly train 56 percent of journeyman (vs. new) inspectors. The report, released the week of March 29,  shows that - ...

Read More...

Nine ways underground aggregates facilities differ from underground coal mines

Apr 12, 2010

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) has been disseminating this list of  “talking points” about how aggregates mining — both surface and underground — is different from coal mines. The organization pointed out these differences as well after ...

Read More...

AggBeat

Apr 01, 2010

$17.6 billion ‘jobs bill’ passes Senate, transfers $19.5 billion into Highway Trust Fund By Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor The Highway Trust Fund will be solvent through the end of the year, but now the real fight begins to pass ...

Read More...

$17.6 billion ‘jobs bill’ passes Senate, transfers $19.5 billion into Highway Trust Fund

Mar 17, 2010

St. Patrick's Day must be lucky for than the Irish. Looks like the transportation industry is in luck until at least the end of the year. The Senate voted 68-34 on March 17 to pass H.R. 2847, the $17.6 billion "jobs bill" known ...

Read More...

Senate votes to move ahead with ‘jobs bill’; final vote March 17

Mar 16, 2010

The U.S. Senate voted 61 to 30 on March 15 to end debate on the amended version of the “jobs bill” H.R. 2847 and proceed to a final vote on the measure Wednesday, March 17at 9:30 a.m. EDT, according to ...

Read More...

House OKs $15 billion jobs bill, Senate to vote on amendments March 16

Mar 12, 2010

Congressional Democrats made headway on their top legislative priority — job creation — when the House of Representatives approved a $15 billion package of tax credits and highway construction. The 217-to-201 vote gave Democrats a much-needed victory after weeks of ...

Read More...

EPA’s 2011 $10 million budget proposal focuses on greenhoues gases, water quality and chemicals

Mar 03, 2010

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed $10 billion budget for 2011 would increase spending for high-priority goals such as reducing greenhouse gas emissions, improving water quality, ensuring the safety of chemicals and cleaning up communities, Administrator Lisa Jackson told a ...

Read More...

NSSGA named to 2010 Associations Advance America Honor Roll

Mar 03, 2010

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) has been named to the 2010 Associations Advance America Honor Roll, a national awards competition sponsored by the American Society of Association Executives & The Center for Association Leadership, Washington, D.C. NSSGA received ...

Read More...

SUBSCRIBE & FOLLOW

advertisement

TWITTER

FACEBOOK

BLOG

advertisement
advertisement
advertisement