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Aggregates Production Up in 2016

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reports that aggregates production is up 10 percent in the first two quarters of 2016 compared to the first half of 2015. An estimated 1.09 billion metric tons of construction aggregates have been produced this year, according to Crushed Stone and Sand and Gravel in the Second Quarter 2016. An estimated 377 million…

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Posted 8/19/16 at 12:06 PM

Improving CO2 Capture of Limestone

Improving CO2 Capture of Limestone   The dry planetary ball milling method was used to improve the carbon dioxide capture performance of limestone. For these and other stories cultivated for PMD members, please read this week’s PMD Newsline. http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.energyfuels.6b01131   Zelman Capital Reduces Its Stake in Headwaters Inc. Reducing its stake by 2.7 percent, Zelman…

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Posted 8/18/16 at 1:52 PM

Clinton and Trump Agree on Infrastructure Needs

Perhaps Hilary Clinton or Donald Trump could succeed where President Obama and Congress have failed in recent years. Both presidential candidates want to spend billions on transportation infrastructure to create jobs and spur economic growth. “It is good to see that these two candidates can agree on one thing. There is no doubt that improving…

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Posted 8/17/16 at 4:00 PM

Join the Environment Committee Meeting in DC

NSSGA is pleased to invite our members to attend NSSGA’s Environment Subcommittee Meeting in Washington, D.C., at the Hyatt Regency on Sept. 14. The meeting will be led by Chair Joel Nickel of Lafarge Holcim/Aggregates Industries and cover topics such as water quality and litigation, air quality task force updates and recent member interactions with the Environmental…

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Posted 8/17/16 at 8:00 AM

Majority Leader McCarthy Meets with Aggregates Groups

CalPortland recently organized a face to face lunch meeting with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif. It was a chance for CalPortland staff and leaders, as well as representatives from NSSGA member companies, the National Ready-Mix Concrete Association, Portland Cement Association and the American Concrete Pavement Association to talk about the value of the aggregates…

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Posted 8/16/16 at 4:00 PM

Regulatory Box Score

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Posted 8/11/16 at 2:30 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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