The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association

Awards Deadline Is Nov. 15

NSSGA members have until Nov. 15 to apply for the Awards of Excellence in Community Relations, the James M. Christie Safety and Health Professional of the Year Award and Safety Excellence Awards. The recipients of these awards will be recognized at NSSGA’s Annual Convention, March 3-7, 2017, in Las Vegas ahead of CONEXPO-CON/AGG, which runs from March…

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Posted 10/28/16 at 2:00 AM

WOTUS Rule Flawed, Says Congressional Committee

The process that led to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule “was rife with legal shortcuts, predetermined conclusions, and politically-driven timelines,” according to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. In a report released today, the committee outlined the flawed process that led administration staff to bypass regulatory protocols…

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Posted 10/27/16 at 6:00 PM

Know Where the Candidates Stand Before Voting

Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have each promised to make increased infrastructure spending a priority should they win the upcoming election. Investing in our nation’s infrastructure is a key priority for anyone who works in the aggregates industry, but there are additional issues that voters should also consider when casting their ballots on…

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Posted 10/27/16 at 12:15 PM

Industry Sees Safest Year Yet

Fiscal 2016 was the safest year in mining, ever. According to MSHA, there were a record-low number of 24 fatalities at more than 13,000 operations across the country from Oct. 1, 2015 to Sept. 31, 2016. Looking just at aggregates, injuries are down to just 2 per 200,000 hours worked for 2015. “Each year for…

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Posted 10/20/16 at 7:30 PM

New Standard Shows Ground Calcium Carbonate Enhances Concrete

New Standard Enhances Concrete New specification for ground calcium carbonate and aggregate mineral fillers will be useful for producers who work with various forms of concrete. Read this edition of PMD Newsline for this and other stories cultivated for producers of pulverized minerals. Read more at For Construction Pros.   Ground and Precipitated Calcium Carbonate…

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Posted 10/20/16 at 3:56 PM

Demand for Cement and Concrete Additives Expected to Grow

The demand for cement and additives for concrete is expected to grow by 7 percent each year through 2020, putting the value at $4 billion that year. Concrete consumption is on the rise due to increased construction according to The Freedonia Group, an industry research firm based in Cleveland, as is the demand for additives….

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Posted 10/18/16 at 7:45 PM

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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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