Category: DANews

  • NSSGA Earns Creative Awards

    NSSGA’s magazine, annual report and marketing efforts were recognized with communication and marketing industry awards for creativity. The Hermes Creative Awards is an international competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional and emerging media. Hermes Creative Awards recognizes outstanding work in the industry while promoting the philanthropic nature of…

    Posted 5/16/19 at 4:58 PM

  • NSSGA Chairman, Members of Congress Talk Solutions

    Today, members of Congress and the Highway Materials Group held a press conference on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol that focused on the impact of a strong federal investment in our nation’s infrastructure. Reps. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., chairman of the Ways & Means Committee’s Tax Policy Subcommittee, and Rodney Davis, R-Ill., ranking member of…

    Posted 5/14/19 at 5:03 PM

  • Largest Young Leaders Annual Meeting Ever

    More than 300 people attended the 2019 Young Leaders Annual Meeting in Hilton Head, S.C., this week. The three-day program featured CEOs of aggregates companies and special guests who imparted life lessons and leadership advice to the largest group of Young Leaders ever to attend the meeting. “It’s remarkable that we’re here in Hilton Head…

    Posted 5/3/19 at 4:43 PM

  • Mahavier Receives 2019 Mark S. Walsh Award

    Hilton Head, S.C., April 30, 2019 – Brian Mahavier, Vice President of Strategy and Development at U.S. Concrete, Inc., was presented with the 2019 Mark S. Walsh Award at the Young Leaders Annual Meeting in Hilton Head Island, S.C., today. “It has been an incredible opportunity to be involved in this group and I am…

    Posted 5/1/19 at 9:42 AM

  • Pelosi and Schumer to Focus on New Revenue, Clean Energy and Labor Protections Ahead of Infrastructure Meeting with President Trump

    On Tuesday, April 30, President Trump will meet with Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) at the White House to discuss crafting a comprehensive bipartisan infrastructure bill. The Hill reported that Democrats want funding for roads, bridges and other projects paid for with tax increases. While Trump’s 2020 budget calls…

    Posted 4/29/19 at 5:32 PM

  • Trump, Pelosi, Schumer to Meet on Infrastructure

    On Tuesday, April 30, at 10:30 a.m., House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., will meet with President Donald Trump to discuss a national infrastructure bill. “We’ll be meeting with the president next week when we come back to talk about what the prospect is for the size in terms…

    Posted 4/26/19 at 10:31 AM

  • DEMAND ACTION: TELL CONGRESS TO BUILD FOR TOMORROW

    NSSGA and other members of the Highway Materials Group (HMG) are renewing the push for increased highway funding during the seventh annual Infrastructure Week 2019, May 13-17. HMG member companies supply the materials and equipment that build and maintain the nation’s roads, highways and bridges. In fact, HMG is planning a press conference featuring members…

    Posted 4/19/19 at 11:45 AM

  • Making Congress Aware of a Cliff

    NSSGA and other members of the Highway Materials Group (HMG) are renewing the push for increased highway funding during Infrastructure Week 2019, May 13-17. HMG member companies supply the materials and equipment that build and maintain the nation’s roads, highways and bridges. In fact, HMG is planning a press conference featuring members of Congress and…

    Posted 4/18/19 at 4:47 PM

  • NSSGA ‘Star’ Members

    CalPortland and CEMEX received the prestigious 2019 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA’s) Energy Star Partner of the Year Award for the outstanding contributions they made to protect the environment through energy efficiency. The highest honor among ENERGY STAR Awards is the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award. EPA presents the Sustained…

    Posted 4/16/19 at 11:08 AM

  • WOTUS Comments Filed

    NSSGA and member companies submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to support the replacement of the unlawful 2015 Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Rule with an improved rule. This replacement proposal includes key suggestions from NSSGA, including exemptions for pits, water treatment systems, dry stream beds and…

    Posted 4/16/19 at 10:13 AM

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