• FAST Act Analysis Shows Moderate Gains for Aggregate Demand

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 22, 2016 – In a recent analysis performed by S-C Market Analytics commissioned by the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), demand for aggregates shows a projected moderate increase through the years of the recently passed highway bill—the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. The FAST Act, adopted by Congress and…

    Posted 1/22/16 at 10:36 AM

  • Situational Awareness and Security in Focus at NSSGA’s Annual Convention and AGG1

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 12, 2016—Jason R. Hanson will lead the second General Session of NSSGA’s Annual Convention and AGG1 Academy & Expo with a presentation on using intelligence-based strategies to proactively address threats to safety and security in any workplace. Hanson, a security expert and former Central Intelligence Agency officer, will show attendees how to…

    Posted 1/14/16 at 4:00 PM

  • Navy SEAL Presents Teamwork Tips at NSSGA’s Annual Convention and AGG1

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 14, 2016—Curt Cronin uses his 16 years of experience as a U.S. Navy SEAL to maximize human potential and synthesize the strengths of a team to create unprecedented results. During more than a decade of combat operations to eighteen countries throughout the Pacific and U.S. Central Command, Cronin led the nation’s Premier…

    Posted 1/12/16 at 4:00 PM

  • Improve Communication Skills at NSSGA’s AGG1 and Annual Convention

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 8, 2016—Learn to better understand why people behave as they do and improve how you communicate with others during the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s Annual Convention and AGG1 Academy & Expo Opening General Session. Psychology expert Nicholas Epley conducts research on the experimental study of social cognition, perspective taking and…

    Posted 1/11/16 at 10:00 AM

  • Country Music Stars Phil Vassar and Maggie Rose Coming to Annual Convention & AGG1

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan 5, 2016—Stars of country music will join the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association in March for the annual convention and AGG1 Academy and Expo in Nashville, Tenn. NSSGA’s Opening Celebration, open to any attendee, will feature award-winning country artists Phil Vassar and Maggie Rose. “We are excited to have country legends…

    Posted 1/5/16 at 10:09 AM

  • NSSGA Receives National Grassroots Recognition

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 8, 2015 – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) is honored to receive an award in recognition of its efforts to involve its members in federal policymaking. The Showalter Group Political Involvement Program Innovation Award recognizes NSSGA’s year-long “Driving It Home 2015” initiative. The association will receive the award at…

    Posted 12/8/15 at 12:15 PM

  • Congress Passes First Long-Term Highway Bill in a Decade

    The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) welcomes passage of the first long-term surface transportation bill in a decade. Congress passed Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act), which guarantees $305 billion for America’s surface transportation system over the next five years. It will be sent to the president for signature, who has indicated his…

    Posted 12/3/15 at 10:01 PM

  • Senate Moves to Withdraw WOTUS

    ALEXANDRIA, VA, Nov. 3, 2015 – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) may be required to withdraw its controversial Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule, following U.S. Senate action today. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, led senators in using the Congressional Review Act (CRA), which allows Congress to reject rules issued by federal agencies, to force…

    Posted 11/3/15 at 4:58 PM

  • House Committee Advances Highway Bill

    ALEXANDRIA, VA, Oct. 22, 2015 – With only seven days left before funding for federal transportation projects expires, the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) welcomed House of Representatives’ progress on a surface transportation reauthorization bill that authorizes road, highway and bridge projects through fiscal 2021. “As the industry that supplies the essential building…

    Posted 10/22/15 at 5:24 PM

  • NSSGA Adds Association Communications Expert to Staff

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 7, 2015 – Patrick Dunne joined the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) as Director of Communications, and will lead the day-to-day communications efforts for the association. “Our industry must have a strategic communications plan that educates policymakers and the public about the aggregates industry – an industry that creates jobs…

    Posted 8/8/15 at 1:00 PM