Monthly Archives: November 2016

  • REMINDER: Tune In to NSSGA’s Post-Election Report at 10:30 A.M. TODAY

    Donald Trump is President-elect of the United States and Republicans won majorities in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate. Learn what this means for the aggregates industry during NSSGA’s free post-election virtual briefing, “From Congress to the Quarries,” at 10:30 a.m., Eastern time, today. Have your questions about the results of the 2016 elections…

    Posted 11/9/16 at 10:09 AM

  • Webinar: Manage Incident Investigations Effectively and Legally

    Did you miss “Legally Effective Incident Investigations” at NSSGA’s Annual Convention and AGG1 Academy & Expo in Nashville? You now have the chance to take in this highly-rated AGG1 Academy session from the comfort of your home or office as part of NSSGA’s AGG1 Online webinar series. This webinar will be broadcast live from 1-2 p.m., Eastern…

    Posted 11/7/16 at 4:58 PM


    Make your plans now to “Vote Aggregates” on Election Day – Tuesday, Nov. 8. NSSGA has an easy tool to help you find out who is on your ballot and polling place hours and locations. NSSGA also created a chart that voters can use to familiarize themselves on where presidential candidates stand on aggregates industry…

    Posted 11/4/16 at 5:00 PM

  • NSSGA and Smithsonian Working Together

    NSSGA and the Smithsonian Institute collaborated on educational materials for young people interested in geology and aggregates. This poster and other materials in the Q?rius program help students understand the link between geological events in the past and the stone, sand and gravel that come from today’s quarries.      

    Posted 11/4/16 at 2:30 PM

  • Fly Ash Scarcity Leads to Alternative Construction Materials

    As a solution to product shortage, a replacement for fly ash was recently demonstrated at a quarry outing. Read this story and others cultivated for producers of pulverized minerals in this edition of PMD Newsline. New Fly Ash Alternative Likely to Fill Product Gap A new natural pozzolan can be used as a good quality alternative…

    Posted 11/3/16 at 2:00 PM