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NSSGA Advanced Sales Course for the aggregates industry

Mar 06, 2013

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s Advanced Sales Course, being held April 15-17 at the Georgian Terrace Hotel in Atlanta, offers specialized training for sales and customer service people in the aggregates industry. The three-day program is designed for those with ...

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NSSGA offers advanced supervisory training program

Mar 05, 2013

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) is once again teaming up with Weir International Mining Consultants to present the Advanced Supervisory Training Program, scheduled for April 15-17 at the Georgian Terrace Hotel in Atlanta, Ga. This class concentrates on communications and leadership ...

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Seeing the Value in Values Based Leadership

Feb 26, 2013

Seeing the Value in Values Based Leadership

When I interviewed Charlie Luck IV, AggMan of the Year 2012, his passion for Values Based Leadership (VBL) was readily apparent. At Luck Companies, VBL is both an ideology and a set of tools that have been used to drive ...

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Aggregate Industries quarries receive NSSGA awards

Feb 22, 2013

Aggregate Industries quarries receive NSSGA awards

Aggregate Industries US (AIUS), a Holcim Group Co., announced that a number of its facilities were awarded the Environmental Excellence and Community Relations Awards from the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association. “We are extremely proud of our facilities for receiving ...

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NSSGA promotes Northeast Mine Safety & Health Conference

Feb 14, 2013

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association and the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s Northeast District are joining together to stage the Northeast Mine Safety & Health Conference, a three-day-long conference on mine safety and health. The conference is set for April ...

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Fighting errant MSHA enforcement workshop registration now open

Feb 08, 2013

To help producers deal with increased enforcement from the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) will present an Alternative Case Resolution Initiative (ACRI) workshop from Tuesday through Thursday, Feb. 26-28,  at NSSGA headquarters ...

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NSSGA announces annual award winners

Feb 07, 2013

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced the Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners of its Safety, Environmental, and Community Relations Excellence Awards, as well as the association’s top honor — The Stars of Excellence for operations that accumulate Gold ...

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Abel Parker named James M. Christie award winner

Jan 23, 2013

Luck Companies' Abel Parker has been named NSSGA’s 2012 James M. Christie Safety & Health Professional of the Year. Established in 1987, the award provides national recognition to an individual who has made superior and substantial contributions to his or ...

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NSSGA, MSHA reaffirm safety alliance

Dec 07, 2012

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association and the U. S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration reaffirmed their decade-old alliance aimed at preventing injuries and illnesses at U.S. aggregates operations. The 2002 MSHA-NSSGA Alliance was the first ...

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Compliance with proper equipment guarding

Dec 01, 2012

Compliance with proper equipment guarding

For daily news updates and web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat Online” section of our website at www.aggman.com   The Mine Safety and Health Administration develops a guide to help producers abide by industry rules and protect against guarding-related violations.   By Tina Grady ...

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Main Highlights MSHA Milestones

Oct 04, 2012

Main Highlights MSHA Milestones

During a recent conversation with Joe Main, he touted MSHA’s work with aggregate associations to bring about safety improvements.   By Kerry Clines, Senior Editor   Joseph A. Main, the Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), has been ...

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Registration now open for Basic Supervisory Training

Aug 22, 2012

Registration is now open for Basic Supervisory Training Program in Nashville on Oct. 22-24, 2012. The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) and Weir International Mining Consultants have collaborated to provide a program s with basic management principles from a mining ...

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