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NSSGA hosting tele-town hall Thursday about aggregates industry

Feb 08, 2016

NSSGA hosting tele-town hall Thursday about aggregates industry

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association wants to have a conversation about the aggregates industry, and its inviting the stakeholders to take part. The NSSGA is hosting a Tele-Town Hall Thursday at 1 p.m. (EST) in order for anyone to call ...

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NSSGA to hold a webinar on using drones in the aggregates industry

Jan 28, 2016

NSSGA to hold a webinar on using drones in the aggregates industry

Interests in using drones in the aggregates industry is at all-time high, and the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association wants to help aggregate producers understand how to use the new technology to their advantage. The NSSGA has announced that it ...

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NSSGA’s new interactive map shows aggregate production in each state

Jan 27, 2016

NSSGA’s new interactive map shows aggregate production in each state

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association has created a new interactive map that lets you take a look at how much aggregates each state is producing. The map not only gives production numbers, it also shows how many mines and how ...

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Kelly Bailey recognized as AggMan Of The Year 2015

Dec 28, 2015

Kelly Bailey recognized as AggMan Of The Year 2015

For more than 40 years, the 2015 AggMan of the Year, has worked diligently to protect worker health and safety. As the aggregates industry’s first industrial hygienist, he has pioneered the use of sound science and data collection and analysis ...

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MSHA and NSSGA release new infographic about material handling injuries

Nov 24, 2015

MSHA and NSSGA release new infographic about material handling injuries

The Mine Safety and Health Administration and the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association have partnered up to release a new infographic warning of the dangers of handling materials on the job. According to the NSSGA, the poster sets out to ...

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Senate passes bill to block the EPA’s controversial WOTUS rule

Nov 04, 2015

Senate passes bill to block the EPA’s controversial WOTUS rule

The U.S. Senate has voted to block the implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency's Waters of the United States rule, according to The Hill. However, the vote doesn't mean those in the aggregates industry who opposed the rule can rest easily quite yet. ...

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NSSGA approves of two-year budget passed by Congress

Nov 03, 2015

NSSGA approves of two-year budget passed by Congress

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association has praised the new two-year budget deal passed by the U.S. Congress last week. The NSSGA said that the $55.3 billion deal isn't perfect, but it does help the aggregates industry by avoiding a ...

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The House of Representatives passed a bill that defines aggregates as ‘strategic and critical’

Oct 25, 2015

The House of Representatives passed a bill that defines aggregates as ‘strategic and critical’

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill last week that defines sand, gravel and other aggregates necessary for infrastructure construction as "strategic and critical minerals." The House approved the National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2015 by a vote ...

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EPA’s WOTUS rule has been put on hold across America

Oct 12, 2015

EPA’s WOTUS rule has been put on hold across America

The much maligned Waters of the United States rule from the Environmental Protection Agency has been put on hold by a federal court. The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association announced that the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled to grant a ...

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It’s time for Congress to put an end to transportation funding extensions

Oct 01, 2015

It’s time for Congress to put an end to transportation funding extensions

On Oct. 29, the latest extension of Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century, or MAP-21, will expire. And if you’ll recall, MAP-21 itself was a 27-month bill passed to prevent an endless succession of three-month SAFETEA-LU extensions. In ...

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Rogers Group’s Pottsville Quarry reaches for the stars

Sep 02, 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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The NSSGA is accepting applications for its annual Awards of Excellence

Sep 01, 2015

The NSSGA is accepting applications for its annual Awards of Excellence

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association is ready to hear from the best in the aggregates industry as it begins to take entries for its annual Awards of Excellence March 20-23, 2016, in Nashville. According to the NSSGA, the organization ...

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