Tags: Sand & Gravel Association

U.S. Court of Appeals ruling allows EPA to revoke existing permits

Apr 24, 2013

U.S. Court of Appeals ruling allows EPA to revoke existing permits

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit Court issued a ruling in Mingo Logan Coal Company v. EPA on April 23 that allows the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to revoke existing permits. The National Stone, Sand & ...

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Obama budget slashes safety investments

Apr 11, 2013

Obama budget slashes safety investments

The FY2014 budget released by the Obama Administration on April 10 increases across-the-board spending by 2 percent, but cuts Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) programs critical to enhancing the safety of aggregates workers. According to a report from the National ...

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Win a Samsung Galaxy Tablet 2 from NSSGA

Apr 11, 2013

Win a Samsung Galaxy Tablet 2 from NSSGA

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) is hosting a Facebook-based contest through April 30 to give fans an opportunity to win a Samsung Galaxy Tablet 2. To enter, visit NSSGA’s Facebook page and click the “like” button at the ...

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Safety hits all-time high in 2012

Apr 09, 2013

Safety hits all-time high in 2012

According to data released by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), 2012 had the lowest fatality rate in the history of U.S. mining, with 0.0107 deaths per 200,000 hours worked and a reportable injury rate of 2.56 per 200,000 ...

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Three operations recognized for exceptional performance

Mar 19, 2013

Three aggregate sites received the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) highest operational honor — the Star of Excellence Award. To receive the award, a site must have received at least two of the association’s top awards for community ...

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A familiar face has a new name

Feb 29, 2012

A familiar face has a new name

Attendees at the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) Annual Convention, as well as AGG1, will see a familiar face, but one sporting a new moniker: Joy Pinniger.  The former Joy Wilson, NSSGA’s president and chief executive officer, was ...

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January 2010 – Information Library

Jan 01, 2010

Information Library by Kerry Clines, Senior Editor Online x-ray product testing Customers can now see their products passing through the Eriez E-Z Tec X-Ray Inspection System live online, eliminating the need for an on-site visit. Multiple viewers can watch from different locations and ...

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Transportation reauthorization: The road to nowhere?

Jan 01, 2010

By Kerry Clines, Senior Editor Federal investments in highways and transit systems are expected to decline by more than $15 billion this year compared to 2009, according to an analysis of transportation spending trends conducted by the Associated General Contractors of ...

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