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Calcium Carbonate Market Exceeds 28.5 Billion by 2021

As a result of the high demand from the plastic and paper industries, the calcium carbonate market is expected to grow 7 percent in the next four years. Read more about this story in this week’s PMD Newsline as well as other articles cultivated for producers of pulverized minerals. A Promising New Material Has Been…

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Posted 2/23/17 at 2:00 PM

MSHA Pausing on Exams Rule

The U.S. Department of Labor will take time to review an MSHA rule on workplace examinations. Patricia Silvey, MSHA deputy assistant secretary for operations, told NSSGA today that stakeholder outreach was originally slated to begin in March but will now proceed “at an appropriate time.” “I don’t expect any change over the next month or…

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Posted 2/23/17 at 8:15 AM

Pruitt Confirmed to Lead EPA

Scott Pruitt was confirmed by the U.S. Senate to lead the Environmental Protection Agency today by a vote of 52-46, mostly along party lines. Republican Sen. Susan Collins, Maine, voted against Pruitt and Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., voted in support of him.  NSSGA has been a vocal proponent of Pruitt for EPA administrator…

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Posted 2/17/17 at 1:41 PM

We’re Turning Blue!

NSSGA is treating Annual Convention attendees to a night with the Blue Man Group, one of the most popular live shows in Las Vegas. After the Opening General Session ends at 5:30 p.m., on Saturday, March 4, NSSGA will provide free shuttle buses to the Luxor hotel for a reception and exclusive show with the Blue…

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Posted 2/16/17 at 4:00 PM

PMD Regulatory Scorecard

Check out this monthly glimpse of regulatory issues affecting the aggregates industry, including key permitting issues.  

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Posted 2/16/17 at 3:03 PM

Doug Palmore to Receive Wendt Award

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association is proud to present the 2017 Barry K. Wendt Memorial Commitment Award to Doug Palmore, senior vice president of customer and technical services at Luck Companies. He will receive the award during NSSGA’s Annual Convention on March 6. “We are proud to present our association’s most distinguished individual award…

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Posted 2/14/17 at 3:20 PM

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