The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association

Regulations Freeze May Impact Unnecessary Workplace Exams Rule

According to a memo from White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, a freeze on new or pending regulations went into effect on Friday shortly after President Trump’s inauguration. This might include the recently approved workplace exams rule issued by MSHA on Jan. 17. MSHA issued the new workplace exams regulation last week, with an…

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Posted 1/24/17 at 9:00 AM

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear WOTUS Petition

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear the NSSGA-coalition petition regarding the proper venue for the multi-industry case against the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) controversial Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule on Jan. 13. “This is not a hearing on the merits of the rule, but whether the case should be heard first in the…

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Posted 1/20/17 at 4:00 PM

Global Anti-Caking Agent Market Set to Grow Based on Demand

As a result of the growing food and beverage industry, the global anti-caking agent market will expand through 2020. Read more about this story in this week’s PMD Newsline as well as other articles cultivated for producers of pulverized minerals. Global Fly Ash Market Value to Reach 70 Billion by 2023 The international fly ash…

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Posted 1/19/17 at 3:30 PM

Welcoming President-Elect Trump to DC

Michael W. Johnson, NSSGA president and CEO, welcomed President-elect Donald Trump to Washington, D.C. on behalf of the aggregates industry. “On the eve of your inauguration, I offer congratulations on behalf of more than 100,000 men and women in the stone, sand and gravel (or “aggregates”) sector who stand ready to work with you and…

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Posted 1/19/17 at 12:22 PM

NSSGA Says Pruitt Can Bring Order to EPA

NSSGA President and CEO Michael W. Johnson wrote an opinion piece for The Hill, a Washington, D.C. political website, that affirmed the industry’s support for Scott Pruitt, the Trump administration’s pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency. Read and share the opinion piece. Pruitt is currently testifying before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on…

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Posted 1/18/17 at 11:37 AM

MSHA Issues Final Rule on Workplace Exams

MSHA issued a final workplace exams rule today, after months of comments and opposition from NSSGA and member companies. NSSGA is planning to seek the help of the incoming Trump administration to rescind or block the implementation of the rule because it does little to improve workplace safety. While the agency failed to estimate the…

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Posted 1/17/17 at 6:34 PM

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