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NSSGA comments on latest developments in proposed Waters of the U.S. rule

Mar 18, 2015

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association is, once again, asking for everyone’s help in calling for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to go back to the drawing board on the proposed Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule. At a ...

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Bill Shuster talks about long-term transportation funding

Mar 17, 2015

Bill Shuster talks about long-term transportation funding

During the opening general session of the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association's (NSSGA) Annual Convention in Baltimore, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) outlined the status of three important issues to the aggregates industry: highway funding, FAA reauthorization, ...

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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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Congress introduces bill requiring science transparency by EPA

Mar 05, 2015

Congress introduces bill requiring science transparency by EPA

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) reports that House Science Committee Chair Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) have introduced a bill that prohibits the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from “proposing, finalizing, or disseminating regulations or ...

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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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NSSGA promotes Young Leaders conference

Feb 27, 2015

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) is inviting all aggregates industry professionals 40 years of age and younger to attend its Young Leaders (YL) conference being held April 29 – May 2 in Fort Lauderdale. The NSSGA says ...

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NSSGA recognizes outstanding grassroots contributions

Feb 26, 2015

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) has announced that it plans to recognize four grassroots advocates for their efforts to influence federal policy. The award presentation will take place during the Closing General Session of the NSSGA Annual ...

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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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