The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association

NSSGA’s Safety & Environment Awards Close Tomorrow, Apply Today

NSSGA members have until midnight tomorrow, June 22, to apply for the Safety Excellence Awards, Environmental Excellence Awards, Environmental Leadership Awards and the James M. Christie Award of Safety and Health Award. These awards will be presented with members of Congress and regulators in attendance at NSSGA’s Legislative & Policy Forum in Washington, D.C., from… Read more

Posted 6/21/17 at 2:30 PM

New Data Illustrates a Quarry’s Positive Impact

Operations can use new information to ease permitting issues Many people are unclear on the benefits of having an aggregates operation nearby. Quarries now have a resource to show the tangible benefits of their operations to share with community stakeholders and neighbors in the permitting process.  The Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal and Economic Public… Read more

Posted 6/9/17 at 2:06 PM

PODCAST: NSSGA Shows Why So Many Groups Advocate for Infrastructure

Advocating for aggregates involves so much more than promoting the crushed stone, sand and gravel produced by quarries every day. Michael W. Johnson, NSSGA president and CEO, was interviewed on the Through the Noise podcast about how the NSSGA leads advocacy efforts for infrastructure investment in Washington, D.C. He highlights the ways that NSSGA and… Read more

Posted 6/1/17 at 3:00 PM

2018 AGG1 Call for Papers Open

The next AGG1 Academy & Expo will take place March 6-8, 2018 in Houston, Texas, and it’s already shaping up to be a record-setter, with the show floor more than 70 percent sold out. The AGG1 Academy education program, an essential component of the event, will offer more than 50 aggregates-specific education sessions and workshops… Read more

Posted 5/31/17 at 3:30 PM

NSSGA’s 2017 Scholarships – Deadline Approaching!

Current students and those entering college are invited to apply for one of NSSGA’s annual scholarships by June 9. The Barry K. Wendt Memorial Scholarship is presented each year to a student who plans to pursue a career in the aggregates industry. This $2,500 scholarship was created to honor the memory of the late Barry K. Wendt,… Read more

Posted 5/24/17 at 1:45 PM

Workplace Exams Rule Delayed Until October

MSHA has delayed the effective date of its controversial workplace examinations rule until Oct. 2. In addition to providing comments and working with aligned stakeholders, NSSGA briefed lawmakers with congressional oversight of MSHA in an effort to highlight the industry’s concerns with the new rule. The delay was announced in the Federal Register today, and… Read more

Posted 5/22/17 at 12:18 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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