The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association

Celebrating 60 Years of Interstate Highways

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) celebrates 60 years of the National Interstate Highway System today. President Eisenhower signed the system into law on June, 29, 1956. The National Interstate Highway System was built on a foundation of aggregates, and today an estimated 1.2 million pounds of stone, sand and gravel are used…

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Posted 6/29/16 at 1:23 PM

Tax Reform Blueprint Unveiled by House GOP

Before leaving town for a week-long recess, GOP members of the U.S. House of Representatives released a policy paper that advocated for lowering the corporate tax rate from 35 to 20 percent. The 35-page tax reform blueprint is the sixth policy paper of the House GOP’s “A Better Way” agenda and for the first time,…

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Posted 6/29/16 at 9:20 AM

Eight Ways to Use Social Media for Community Outreach

NSSGA is pleased to offer eight ways to use social media to improve community relations.   

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Posted 6/28/16 at 4:20 PM

Global Calcium Carbonate Market To Grow

WiseGuy Reports predicts that the global calcium carbonate market will grow between 2016 and 2020. The report analyzes several different geographic segments and offers input from industry experts. Read more about this and other stories relevant to pulverized minerals producers.  https://www.whatech.com/market-research/energy/168223-global-calcium-carbonate-market-to-grow-at-a-cagr-of-6-20-during-the-period-2016-2020-according-to-new-research-report   Researchers are looking into the use of fly-ash to produce geopolymer materials in an…

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Posted 6/23/16 at 2:35 PM

WOTUS Block Included in Appropriations Bill

A bill approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee on June 16 would block the implementation of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule as it funds the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at $32 billion. The 2017 Interior and Environment bill would cut $125 million from current fiscal 2016 levels and is $1.1 billion less…

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Posted 6/21/16 at 10:07 AM

Urgent Call to Action on Water Infrastructure Bill

The bipartisan Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) has stalled in Congress and will not pass unless grassroots action puts pressure on the Senate to move the bill. NSSGA members need to contact their members of Congress and ask them to support a WRDA bill before the July recess. WRDA funding addresses the needs of America’s…

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Posted 6/17/16 at 9:20 AM

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What is NSSGA?

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association is the leading voice and advocate for the aggregates industry. We advance public policies that protect and expand the safe, environmentally responsible use of aggregates that build America’s infrastructure and economy.

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