Monthly Archives: March 2017

  • Trump Wants Your Input on Burdensome Regulations by March 31

    The Trump administration continues its breakneck pace of regulatory reform to improve the U.S. economy. In the president’s latest order, he is asking the aggregates industry for regulations to address. In addition to the “Two Out, One In” and Waters of the U.S. Rule reconsideration executive orders, on Feb. 24 the president signed the “Enforcing the…

    Posted 3/8/17 at 3:03 PM

  • Leaving Las Vegas: Annual Convention Closing with ROCKPAC Event

    The 2017 Annual Convention will come to an end this evening with the annual ROCKPAC 25th Anniversary Reception at 6 p.m. in Encore Ballroom. Tickets are still available for this can’t-miss event. ROCKPAC is the only political action committee solely dedicated to advancing the aggregates industry’s priorities with federal candidates – standing up for the…

    Posted 3/7/17 at 5:00 PM

  • Supporting America’s Economic Expressway

    NSSGA proudly announced the industry’s support for the Partnership for America’s Economic Expressway this week. “Our major highway network is woefully under performing. It is outdated, overused, underfunded,” the group says on it’s website. “We are once again called not simply to rebuild what once was, but to envision and create the highway network of…

    Posted 3/7/17 at 10:31 AM

  • Viva Las Vegas: First Day of Annual Convention

    Explaining Support Available to Members Karen Hubacz Kiley, chair of NSSGA’s small producer subcommittee from Bond Construction Corp., led a panel discussion with the NSSGA Governmental Affairs staff during the Opening General Session of NSSGA’s 2017 Annual Convention. They highlighted ways the team helps address the many challenges that she and many other companies encounter. “Since we…

    Posted 3/5/17 at 11:31 AM

  • GeoCue Announces Release of LP360 2017.1

    Huntsville, AL – GeoCue Group is pleased to announce the latest release of LP360. LP360 is the world’s most powerful and popular desktop exploitation software for point cloud data from LIDAR and SfM. LP360 is available as a standalone application and as an extension to ArcGIS®. This release (2017.1) includes many feature updates as well as new tools aimed at improving LP360’s Feature Editing capabilities.

    Posted 3/2/17 at 3:34 PM

  • Fly Ash Helps Create a New Building Material

    A new concrete substitute called acrete was created by using a large amount of fly ash. Read more about this story in this week’s PMD Newsline as well as other articles cultivated for producers of pulverized minerals.   Flue Gas Desulfurization Market to Grow Rapidly by 2026 The flue gas desulfurization market is set to…

    Posted 3/2/17 at 3:00 PM

  • Trump Highlights a New Program of National Rebuilding

    President Trump praised President Eisenhower for building the last “truly great” national infrastructure program in his address to a joint session of Congress last night. “The time has come for a new program of national rebuilding,” he said, and asked Congress to approve legislation that produces a $1 trillion investment in infrastructure, financed through public…

    Posted 3/1/17 at 7:19 AM