• SENATORS INTRODUCE HIGHWAY BILL

    ‘DRIVE Act’ adds $8 billion to Fund ROADS, Bridges through 2021 ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 23, 2015– The bipartisan leadership of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee introduced a six-year bill to fund the upkeep and expansion of the nation’s roads, highways and bridges. While the bill is an increase over its predecessor, MAP-21,…

    Posted 6/23/15 at 2:17 PM

  • FINAL WATERS OF U.S. RULE MIXED BAG FOR AGGREGATES INDUSTRY, INFRASTRUCTURE

      ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 27, 2015– EPA has released its final Waters of the U.S. Rule (WOTUS), which significantly expands the federal government’s jurisdiction beyond legal limits, but, in a win for the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA), existing quarry and construction pits are specifically excluded.  The rule will subject additional areas, such as dry stream beds,…

    Posted 5/27/15 at 4:46 PM

  • Transportation Industry, Hill Veteran and Digital Specialist Join NSSGA Team

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 6, 2015– Michele Stanley, a seasoned surface transportation lobbyist and former Capitol Hill staffer; and online expert, Andrew McConnell, join the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) staff.  Stanley comes to her new role after two years with the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA). “Michele’s past experience applies directly to the…

    Posted 5/6/15 at 11:09 AM

  • NSSGA RECOGNIZED AS LEADER IN SUSTAINABILITY

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 22, 2015– On this Earth Day, the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) is proud to announce it is one of the first 13 trade associations in the country to have been recognized by the Green Seal Green Office Partnership Program. As a Green Seal office, NSSGA has become more sustainable…

    Posted 4/22/15 at 1:31 PM

  • Charlie Luck Takes Over as Chairman of NSSGA

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 23 – Charles Luck IV, president and CEO of Luck Companies, Richmond, Va., is the 2015 Chairman of the Board of the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA). His election came during the NSSGA Board of Directors’ meeting at the association’s annual convention in Baltimore, March 18. “Charlie’s insights into what…

    Posted 3/24/15 at 9:52 AM

  • House Transportation Committee Chair and Financial Columnist to Address NSSGA Convention Opening

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 10, 2015 – House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster, R-Pa., and columnist, diplomat and author James Glassman will speak at the opening session of the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) 2015 Annual Convention, Monday, March 16, at the Baltimore Hilton, Baltimore, Md. “Surface transportation reauthorization remains NSSGA’s highest…

    Posted 3/10/15 at 3:40 PM

  • OHIOAN PAT JACOMET NAMED STATE AGGREGATES EXEC OF 2014

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 6, 2015 – Patrick A. Jacomet, executive director of the Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association (OAIMA), has been named NSSGA’s 2014 State Aggregates Association Executive of the Year. Each year, NSSGA recognizes the leader of a state’s aggregates association for exemplary service to the industry. The award acknowledges the significant contributions…

    Posted 3/6/15 at 1:47 PM

  • NSSGA RECOGNIZES OUTSTANDING GRASSROOTS CONTRIBUTIONS

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 24, 2015 – The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) will recognize four active advocates for their efforts to influence federal policy during 2014 at the March Annual Convention in Baltimore.  The award winners are: Robert F. Weldon III of Weldon Materials, Grasstops CEO of the Year, Brian North and Steve Whitt…

    Posted 2/24/15 at 4:39 PM

  • GOLD RUSH’S DAVE TURIN TO KEYNOTE YOUNG LEADERS LUNCHEON AT AGG1

    Dave Turin of Discovery Channel’s “Gold Rush” television series will be the keynote speaker at the Young Leaders Luncheon at the 2015 AGG1 Academy and Expo, March 17, in Baltimore, Md. Turin will discuss the importance of attracting and retaining talented young leaders in the aggregates and mining industries. The Young Leaders Luncheon will take…

    Posted 2/10/15 at 12:43 PM

  • NSSGA HONORS CALPORTLAND’S MATT HINCK FOR ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERSHIP

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb., 5, 2015 – Matthew Hinck, environmental manager, CalPortland Company, Glendora, Calif., has been selected to receive the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s 2014 Environmental Leadership Award. NSSGA’s Environmental Leadership Award recognizes an individual who has made exemplary contributions to the industry’s environmental responsiveness, is involved with NSSGA’s environmental programs and has…

    Posted 2/6/15 at 4:49 PM