Based near the nation's capital, the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association is the world's largest mining association by volume and represents the construction aggregates industry.
NSSGA is the leading voice and advocate for the aggregates industry. Our members – stone, sand and gravel producers and the equipment manufacturers and service providers who support them – are responsible for the essential raw materials found in every home, building, road, bridge and public works project and represent more than 90 percent of the crushed stone and 70 percent of the sand and gravel produced annually in the United States. U.S. domestic production and use of construction aggregates amounted to 2.5 billion tons of crushed stone, sand and gravel–valued at $25.1 billion. The aggregates industry employs approximately 100,000 highly-skilled men and women.
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.
The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s vision is a favorable public policy environment that fosters business growth for the aggregates construction materials industries. We are committed to rebuilding the nation’s aging infrastructure to ensure America’s economic prosperity and global competitiveness in the 21st century and beyond.
Rocks Build America 2020
- Further strengthen NSSGA’s legislative and regulatory advocacy and clearly establish NSSGA as the advocacy leader in the construction materials sector.
- Better leverage NSSGA’s position as the advocacy leader to appropriately unite the construction materials sector and maximize the impact and effectiveness for all associations’ members.
- Strategically recruit targeted producers to strengthen NSSGA’s grassroots advocacy.
- Enhance the value of membership with an emphasis on the small producer segment.
NSSGA’s member companies produce more than 90 percent of the crushed stone and 70 percent of the sand and gravel consumed annually in the United States. NSSGA members are among the best-informed in the industry, receiving weekly industry updates and taking part in the association’s active committees. NSSGA provides a full array of educational opportunities, networking events and publications to help the members of the aggregates industry excel.
NSSGA is the aggregates industry’s strongest voice in the nation’s capital. Members benefit from a professional staff, well-seasoned in national politics, working to represent the industry’s interests in Washington, D.C. NSSGA offers proven, meaningful opportunities to make aggregates producers’ voices stand out on Capitol Hill. NSSGA keeps its members informed, in tune and inside the Washington game whenever its players and power plays stand to affect its members’ business.