Category: Member News

  • Mellott Company Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

    Mellott Company announced the appointment of Jason Talbot to the position of executive vice president and chief operating officer. He brings to Mellott Company fifteen years of successful experience in engineering, manufacturing, sales and application of quarrying and mining equipment. Talbot’s predecessor, Ramesh Patel, remains with Mellott Company in an advisory capacity for the foreseeable…

    Posted 10/30/14 at 10:46 AM

  • Save the date…NSSGA’s 2015 Annual Convention – Registration Opens Nov. 12

    NSSGA’s 2015 Annual Convention, Building a Foundation for a Better Tomorrow, registration will open Nov. 12. The convention will be held in conjunction with the 2015 AGG1 Academy and Expo in Baltimore, Md.  Your active involvement and support is vital to the success of our industry. One of the most effective ways you can demonstrate…

    Posted 10/28/14 at 4:49 PM

  • Vulcan Announces New Division Leadership

    Changes Will Further Enhance Company’s Ability to Grow Profitably Vulcan Materials Company announced Oct. 16 new division leadership and changes to its organizational structure that will further enhance the company’s ability to serve customers and increase profitability while also continuing to capture strategic growth opportunities across its footprint. The new structure, effective Jan. 1, 2015,…

    Posted 10/21/14 at 9:21 PM


    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…

    Posted 10/16/14 at 6:45 PM


    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…

    Posted 10/14/14 at 10:03 PM


    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.,…

    Posted 10/14/14 at 9:28 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…

    Posted 10/13/14 at 5:53 PM

  • Vulcan Announces Additional Acquisitions

    Vulcan Materials Company, Birmingham, Alabama, announced Sept. 30 that it has completed six acquisitions during the third quarter that further expand the company’s footprint and reserve positions in the best markets in America. The most recent acquisitions include five aggregates facilities and associated downstream assets in Phoenix, Arizona and Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico,…

    Posted 10/8/14 at 3:32 PM

  • Portrait Highlights Role of Sand and Gravel

    NSSGA has sponsored the live video stream to show the making of “Out of Many, One” a 6 acre facescape on the National Mall in Washington DC by artist Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada. The art installation will run from Oct 1st – 31st, 2014.

    Posted 10/4/14 at 10:03 PM