The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association

Making the Case for Infrastructure Investment

Michael W. Johnson, NSSGA president and CEO, spoke at a press conference during the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s America’s Infrastructure: Time to Modernize event. Tom Hill, president and CEO of Vulcan Materials Company, addressed the Chamber event attendees and highlighted that now is the ideal time for America to rebuild aging roads, bridges, highways and… Read more

Posted 1/18/18 at 2:53 PM

Top Regulators Join Inspiring Roster of Speakers

David Zatezalo, the Department of Labor’s assistant secretary of MSHA, will speak at NSSGA’s Annual Convention’s closing general session on March 7 in Houston. Zatezalo joins a remarkable lineup of speakers who will deliver engaging anecdotes and advice. During his confirmation process in November 2017, Zatezalo told the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions… Read more

Posted 1/17/18 at 4:24 PM

Regulatory Agenda Revealed

The Trump administration continued efforts to repeal excess regulations with the release of the Fall Regulatory Agenda. The agenda does not include all upcoming and expected actions, rather, it provides information on agency priorities for the coming year. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has targeted May 2018 to release a proposed rewrite of the 2015… Read more

Posted 1/9/18 at 1:42 PM

Let’s End Materials Handling Injuries

Lifting heavy objects and moving materials is necessary at the job site, but these situations can lead to injuries if workers don’t follow proper procedure. Follow the best practices detailed below when it comes to handling materials. Read more

Posted 1/8/18 at 11:36 AM

Last Call for Nominations: 2018 Barry K. Wendt Memorial Commitment Award

There is still time to nominate an outstanding colleague for the 2018 Barry K. Wendt Memorial Commitment Award, which is presented annually to an individual who exemplifies commitment to family, career and the aggregates industry. Established in memory of Barry K. Wendt, a longtime active association member who devoted his energy to advancing industry causes… Read more

Posted 1/4/18 at 12:28 PM

Infrastructure Now!

Joining with 100 other business and industry leaders, NSSGA sent a letter to Capitol Hill today urging Congress to pass bipartisan infrastructure legislation. NSSGA together with the coalition known as the Infrastructure Working Group emphasized the need for a substantial and long-term plan from the 115th Congress to address shortages in key federal funding such… Read more

Posted 1/3/18 at 3:12 PM

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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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