The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association

Obama’s Budget Dead On Arrival

Surface transportation stakeholders were perplexed with aspects of President Obama’s proposed $4.1 trillion spending plan, released earlier this week. Though the President is requesting $43.3 billion for highways, which aligns with the figure set in the FAST Act, it also includes a proposed $10 a barrel tax on oil for environmentally-friendly projects at the Department…

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Posted 2/12/16 at 10:49 AM

Tour an Award-Winning Quarry at Nashville

A recipient of NSSGA’s Two Stars of Excellence Award for Community Relations and Environmental Stewardship, the Rutherford Quarry serves one of the fastest-growing counties in Tennessee on the outskirts of the Music City. Owned and operated by The Rogers Group, the quarry provides quality limestone products since 1983.  Take a tour of the quarry operation…

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Posted 2/11/16 at 4:00 PM

REGULATORY TOPICS BOX SCORE

http://www.nssga.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Scorecard-PMD-Feb-11-2016.pdf

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Posted 2/11/16 at 3:14 PM

A Few Pennies for Your Thoughts! Join NSSGA’s Tele-Town Hall Tomorrow.

Enter a drawing for a $100 Amazon gift card just for asking a question during NSSGA’s Tele-Town Hall on Thursday, Feb. 11, at 1 p.m., Eastern time. This call is the perfect time to bring questions, ideas and comments to NSSGA and help shape the association’s future legislative and regulatory priorities. Join the Town Hall…

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Posted 2/10/16 at 5:18 PM

MSHA Issues Safety Alert on Machinery

Use of best practices in this Safety Alert from NSSGA can help reduce injuries related to using machinery. These types of injuries were the fourth most-common ones in the aggregates industry in 2014. NSSGA, in collaboration MSHA Alliance, has produced several of these alerts since October 2015, including avoiding slips, trips and falls and handling…

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Posted 2/10/16 at 12:20 PM

Top Honors for AGG1 Academy & Expo

The AGG1 Academy & Expo is one of the fastest-growing industry events, according to Trade Show Executive magazine. AGG1 and World of Asphalt, which is collocated with NSSGA’s event, both received a Fastest 50 designation for attendance and number of exhibitors. Additionally, AGG1 also won in the exhibit space category. Don’t miss out on attending…

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Posted 2/9/16 at 5:34 PM

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