The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association

NSSGA Podcast: Big Work for Small Producers

Small companies are the backbone of the American economy, and it’s no different in the aggregates industry. In this episode of NSSGA’s podcast, John and Clay Albright, of Caldwell Stone Co., share their tips for managing a small, family-owned quarry in Danville, Ky. They also talk about getting generations of Albrights interested in the family… Read more

Posted 7/2/18 at 4:31 PM

Nominate Safety & Health Leaders for Awards

Mark Rock, senior vice president of risk management for CalPortland, received the 2017 James M. Christie Safety & Health Professional of the Year Award, based on a career of advancing a culture of safety and health. If you know of a great leader who is committed to safe and healthy practices please click here or email… Read more

Posted 6/26/18 at 3:27 PM

NIOSH to Recognize Safety, Health and Tech Innovations

The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) will recognize aggregates operations for safety innovations. Operations that use technology to improve their equipment, programs and systems can apply for NIOSH Safety and Health Technology Innovations Awards. In September 2017, Granite Mountain Quarries and Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel Company received the award for the… Read more

Posted 6/26/18 at 2:51 PM

NSSGA’s 2018 Photo Contest Now Open

NSSGA is now accepting inspiring photos from NSSGA members for its 2018 Photo Contest. One photo will be chosen for the cover of an upcoming edition of the Stone, Sand and Gravel Review and NSSGA will gladly recognize the person and company that submitted the top photo. Three other entries will receive cash prizes. To… Read more

Posted 6/25/18 at 9:22 AM

Industry Equipment Included in Tariffs

Machinery used by aggregates operations is on a list of Chinese imports that will be subject to a 25 percent duty beginning July 6, 2018. The United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced a list of Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) codes that classified hundreds of goods subject to the increased tariff. The list includes seven entries… Read more

Posted 6/15/18 at 1:24 PM

Water Infrastructure Podcast

Ports, dams and waterways are critical to American communities and the nation’s economy. In this episode of NSSGA’s podcast, Rep. Bob Gibbs, R-Ohio, talks about the Water Resources Development Act that passed the U.S. House of Representatives on June 6, 2018, and invests $2.7 billion in our water infrastructure. “A lot of people around the… Read more

Posted 6/15/18 at 10:26 AM

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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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