The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association

Continuing to Push Regulatory Reform

NSSGA recently told the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Fish and Wildlife Service that unreasonable delays in the permitting process are far too common for aggregates operations. Nancy Haley and Chip Smith from the Corps met in-person at NSSGA’s headquarters with Mark Williams of Luck Companies, Matt Hinck of CalPortland and NSSGA staff. They… Read more

Posted 10/20/17 at 10:00 AM

Apply for a Community Relations Award Today

Do you work for an aggregates operation that shows exceptional and innovative ideas when it comes to community involvement? Does your facility consistently come up with activities and programs to improve the public’s perception of the aggregates industry? Is your quarry or operation worthy and deserving of recognition? If you answered yes to any of… Read more

Posted 10/18/17 at 12:52 PM

Is Your Drone Program FAA Compliant?

NSSGA member firm Husch Blackwell will deliver October’s AGG1 Online webinar next week to give operators tips on how to get started with an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV or drone) program, The ABCs of UAVs (Thursday, Oct. 26, 3-4 p.m. ET). The use of drones has been growing in popularity in construction and aggregates applications — it provides… Read more

Posted 10/18/17 at 10:01 AM

Advocating for Aggregates at Each Branch of Government

NSSGA and dozens of member companies advocated for the industry before Congress, the White House and U.S. Supreme Court in one day on Oct. 11, 2017. James Roberts, president and CEO of Granite Construction, spoke at a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit on that day. “It is time to address infrastructure… Read more

Posted 10/11/17 at 4:40 PM

Watch Live: NSSGA Member on Capitol Hill on Oct. 11

Jim Roberts, president and CEO of Granite Construction (NSSGA member) will testify before the House Transportation & Infrastructure (T&I) Committee Subcommittee on Highways and Transit tomorrow, at 10 a.m., Eastern time, Oct. 11, 2017, to share the industry’s perspective on the future of our nation’s highways and transit systems. He is expected to urge Congress to… Read more

Posted 10/10/17 at 4:13 PM

MSHA Nominee Zatezalo Expresses Support for Small Mines Assistance

Support for a re-launched MSHA effort to deliver compliance assistance to small mines was expressed Wednesday by David Zatezalo, the Trump Administration’s nominee to head the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration. The comments came in a confirmation hearing held by the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP). In the hearing, Senator… Read more

Posted 10/6/17 at 5:04 PM

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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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