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Opportunities for worker recruitment and retention

Feb 26, 2015

Opportunities for worker recruitment and retention

Got workers? If the answer is “not enough,” you aren’t alone. The challenge of finding and retaining skilled workers is a common theme among many aggregates companies these days. Through the 2015 Aggregates Manager Forecast Survey, we asked aggregates producers throughout ...

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NSSGA announces new level of membership for single-location operations

Feb 17, 2015

NSSGA announces new level of membership for single-location operations

In order to encourage smaller operations to join its ranks, the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced a new level of membership for single-location operations with fewer than 10 non-office employees. The association hopes this will help grow ...

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‘Gold Rush’ star to keynote at NSSGA’s Young Leaders Luncheon

Feb 12, 2015

‘Gold Rush’ star to keynote at NSSGA’s Young Leaders Luncheon

AGG1 2015 Aggregates Academy & Expo attendees are in for a treat this year. The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced that Dave Turin, star of the Discovery Channel's "Gold Rush" television series, will be the keynote speaker ...

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Aggregates producers take to the Hill to protest Waters of the U.S. rule

Feb 11, 2015

Aggregates producers take to the Hill to protest Waters of the U.S. rule

Ditch the rule. That was the message as a dozen aggregates producers who are members of the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) took to Capitol Hill this week  to talk to their Congressional representatives about the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ...

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Rogers Group names new VP and COO

Feb 06, 2015

Rogers Group names new VP and COO

Rogers Group, with corporate headquarters in Nashville, has named Darin Matson as its new Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In his most recent position Matson served as Division Vice President of RGI responsible for the company’s operations in Arkansas and western Kentucky ...

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NSSGA honors CalPortland’s Environmental Manager

Feb 06, 2015

NSSGA honors CalPortland’s Environmental Manager

CalPortland's environmental manager Matthew Hinck has been honored with the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s 2014 Environmental Leadership Award. The award recognizes an individual who has made exemplary contributions to the industry’s environmental responsiveness, is involved with NSSGA’s environmental programs and has ...

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Make plans to attend AGG1

Feb 03, 2015

Make plans  to attend AGG1

It’s time to finalize your plans to attend the AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo, which is, once again, co-located with the World of Asphalt. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, March 17, through Thursday, March 19, at the Baltimore Convention ...

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Obama proposes $478B transportation bill; AASHTO, ARTBA, NSSGA react

Feb 02, 2015

Obama proposes $478B transportation bill; AASHTO, ARTBA, NSSGA react

President Obama has proposed a $478 billion that would pay for the country’s transportation infrastructure over the next six years. Instead of raising the federal gas tax, Obama’s proposal would be paid for with money generated by a one-time tax holiday ...

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NSSGA reveals annual Gold Award winners and Platinum Award qualifiers

Jan 27, 2015

NSSGA reveals annual Gold Award winners and Platinum Award qualifiers

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) has recognized aggregates operations in the United States and Canada that have shown an extraordinary commitment to safety, superior environmental stewardship and community involvement in 2013-2014. The awards announced include the Gold, Silver and ...

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NSSGA names Safety and Health Professional of the Year

Jan 13, 2015

NSSGA names Safety and Health Professional of the Year

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association has named Louis Griesemer, president of Springfield Underground, as its 2014 James M. Christie Safety and Health Professional of the Year.  The award, established nearly 30 years ago, recognizes an individual for substantial contributions and ...

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DOL and industry roundtable convenes to talk roads, jobs, and safety

Oct 31, 2014

DOL and industry roundtable convenes to talk roads, jobs, and safety

Collaboration with the aggregates industry regarding challenges facing it and the nation was the focus of an Oct. 20 roundtable convened by Secretary of Labor Tom Perez, with input from Assistant Secretary of Labor Joe Main. The roundtable included members ...

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Sand portrait highlights aggregate industry’s sustainability

Oct 16, 2014

Sand portrait highlights aggregate industry’s sustainability

An aerial perspective of the National Mall offers a slightly different view than normal this month - it includes a 6-acre composite landscape portrait of American men. The portrait is the largest ever commissioned by the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery ...

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