The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association

FALL BOARD MEETING FURTHERS STRATEGIC GOALS

NSSGA’s Fall Board Meeting, which wrapped up last week in California, advanced the Rocks Build America strategic plan with noted association consultant Glenn Tecker who led a two-day, leadership workshop.  The purpose of the seminar was to align the goals of membership, the board and association staff to strengthen the aggregates industry. “Harnessing the energy…

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Posted 10/16/14 at 6:45 PM

Video Next Step in Emphasizing Role of Aggregates

“The success of the aggregates industry and the success of our nation are undeniably linked,” said Mike Johnson, president and CEO of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), to its board of directors when he previewed the association’s effort to promote the industry via an informational video. The three-minute spot, entitled “If the…

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Posted 10/15/14 at 5:53 PM

NSSGA SAFETY EXCELLENCE & CHRISTIE AWARDS OPEN THROUGH THURSDAY, OCT. 16, MIDNIGHT

Companies derive benefit from winning NSSGA Safety Excellence Honors. NSSGA’s Safety Excellence awards for outstanding facilities that have not seen a recent reportable injury is open until Thursday, Oct. 16, at midnight. Winning an NSSGA Safety Excellence award enables the operator to show customers, neighbors, regulators and policy-makers that the company is truly committed to…

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Posted 10/15/14 at 1:24 PM

SUMMIT MATERIALS ANNOUNCES ACQUISITIONS IN TEXAS AND KANSAS

Summit Materials, Denver, Colo., announced Oct. 9 the acquisitions of several aggregates and ready-mix operations in the Plains and Southwest. The purchases include: -Southwest Ready-Mix, a ready-mix concrete company in Houston, Texas; -Colorado County Sand & Gravel, an aggregates company in Colorado County, Texas; and, -Concrete Supply of Topeka/Builders Choice Concrete, an aggregates and ready-mix…

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Posted 10/14/14 at 10:03 PM

STATE ASSOCIATIONS FORM COALITIONS TO OPPOSE CLEAN WATER ACT OVERREACH

State aggregates associations have joined the fight to oppose EPA’s proposed expansion of federal jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act, which would substantially increase the long-term cost of aggregates.   Steve Rudloff of the Missouri Limestone Producers Association recently participated in a Congressional Roundtable with more than 20 other organizations opposing the rule. Additionally, the Missouri coalition…

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Posted 10/14/14 at 9:38 PM

SMALL PRODUCERS MEET TO DISCUSS MUTUAL CONCERNS

Chief executives of small aggregates producers met Oct. 6 at the NSSGA Board Meeting in Santa Barbara to discuss operational, regulatory and legislative issues of concern. The operators were briefed on key issues such as: The ongoing push for Congress to act fix the Highway Trust Fund before the end of the year; Environmental issues, e.g.,…

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Posted 10/14/14 at 9:28 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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