The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association

Leadership Lessons with Ted Baker

In this episode of NSSGA’s podcast, Ted Baker, president and CEO of Blue Water Industries, shares his thoughts on discipline and leadership. He says one of the best ways to build new skills is to intentionally put yourself into unfamiliar situations. “The more you can get comfortable with being uncomfortable, that’s a huge part of… Read more

Posted 7/18/18 at 4:48 PM

Recognize Your Peers for Excellence

Recognize outstanding environmental programs as a judge for NSSGA’s annual Awards of Excellence. People who evaluate 25 or more applications for Environmental Excellence awards will be entered into a drawing for three $50 gift cards. NSSGA’s annual Awards of Excellence highlights the industry’s extraordinary dedication and commitment to environmental stewardship, safety and community relations. These… Read more

Posted 7/18/18 at 11:53 AM

Chao Visits NSSGA Members in Georgia

Recently, NSSGA members Vulcan Materials Company and CRH Americas Materials joined U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao in Georgia at an event planned by the Georgia Transportation Alliance (GTA) to celebrate a $184 million grant that will go towards construction along Interstate 284.  “We were honored to have Secretary Chao at this event. It’s critical… Read more

Posted 7/17/18 at 3:38 PM

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

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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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