The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association

Someone’s Living the Suite Life in D.C.

Joe Carnahan, general manager at Luck Companies, will live the “suite life” during NSSGA’s Legislative & Policy Forum/Fall Board Meeting, Sept. 24-28, in Washington, D.C. Carnahan, a member of the Young Leaders Steering Committee, was drawn at random for an upgrade to a suite at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill for his stay… Read more

Posted 9/18/17 at 9:00 AM

Congress in the Quarries

Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, chairman of the House Rules Committee, visited Martin Marietta’s Southwest, Cement and Southwest Ready Mix divisional headquarters office in Dallas, Texas on Aug. 23. “We appreciated that the congressman took time out of his very busy August recess to visit our divisional offices,” said David Perkins, vice president of environmental, government… Read more

Posted 9/16/17 at 12:00 PM

A Chance to Reform Taxes and Highway Funding

The chairman of the House committee tasked with overhauling the nation’s tax code said that he was open to including sustained infrastructure funding as part of a tax reform package. “Infrastructure’s sort of the satellite that continues to circle tax reform,” House Ways and Means Committee Chair Kevin Brady, R-Texas, told Politico on Thursday, Sept…. Read more

Posted 9/14/17 at 4:43 PM

Recognizing Outstanding Environmental Stewardship and Leadership

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 14, 2017 – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) today announced the recipients of the 2017 Environmental Excellence, Stars of Excellence and the Environmental Leadership Awards. “I am proud to congratulate these award recipients, as they continue to make an outstanding difference in our industry by fostering environmental stewardship and… Read more

Posted 9/14/17 at 12:30 PM

EPA Announces Public Meetings on WOTUS Revision

NSSGA urges member companies to comment on the withdraw of the 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule by Sept. 27. The association has drafted a template that can be useful for members to let the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) know that the WOTUS rule would have harmed the entire aggregates industry by unlawfully expanding… Read more

Posted 9/13/17 at 5:41 PM

MSHA Proposes Major Changes to Workplace Exams Rule

MSHA announced major changes to its Workplace Examinations Rule today. The agency is proposing an extension of the effective date from Oct. 2, 2017 to March 2, 2018, and to allow the exams to be occur “before work begins, or as miners begin work in that place.” MSHA said that the effective date extension is needed… Read more

Posted 9/11/17 at 5:49 PM

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