Category: DANews

  • See you in Indy!

    As many of us arrive in Indianapolis, we look forward to gathering together for the NSSGA Annual Convention and AGG1 Academy & Expo.  Events are revving up as the schedule begins to unfold for the week.  There is much to see, hear and learn this week while actively participating in THE event for the aggregates…

    Posted 2/8/19 at 4:21 PM

  • NSSGA Ready to Work on Bi-Partisan Infrastructure Investment Following SOTU

    “The president encouraged Congress to set aside their politics and unite to repair bridges, roads and all of America’s outdated, overburdened and crumbling infrastructure. A collective commitment and bipartisan compromise are essential to finally making the much overdue and badly needed investment required if the U.S. is going to continue to be the strongest economy…

    Posted 2/6/19 at 9:57 AM

  • NSSGA Annual Convention and AGG1 Academy & Expo Just Over a Week Away!

    We look forward to seeing you all in Indianapolis.  Our NSSGA Annual Convention and AGG1 Academy & Expo provides All Access convention attendees with access to top industry leaders, networking events and general sessions with business thought leaders.  They also have access to more than 120 education sessions and a trade show floor packed with…

    Posted 1/31/19 at 11:00 AM

  • House T&I Committee Announces Infrastructure Hearing for Feb. 7

    Transportation & Infrastructure Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) is wasting no time, as he has announced his first full committee hearing for Feb. 7, titled:  “The Cost of Doing Nothing:  Why Investing in Our Nation’s Infrastructure Cannot Wait.”  Following through on  his promise to address the aging infrastructure in this country, Chairman DeFazio noted in his…

    Posted 1/30/19 at 3:44 PM

  • Blue Dogs Urge Action on Infrastructure – SOTU to be Feb. 5

      The President and Congress reached agreement to reopen the Federal Government last week, while FY19 issues are to be addressed over the next three weeks. With that obstacle removed, the State of the Union is now rescheduled to take place in the House Chamber on Tuesday, Feb. 5. Our industry looks to hear the…

    Posted 1/29/19 at 11:52 AM

  • Recognizing the Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame Inductees

    Four industry leaders have been announced to be inducted into the Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame. The newly inducted members include: George Sidney, president and COO of McLanahan Corporation; Gene Fisher, founder of Fisher Industries; Manfred Freissle, founder of Polydeck Screen Corporation; and Washington Samuel Tyler, founder of W.S. Tyler (now Haver & Boecker…

    Posted 12/20/18 at 2:49 PM

  • Yzenas Receives Prestigious Prevost Hubbard Award

    John Yzenas, Edward C. Levy Company technical services director, received the 2018 Prevost Hubbard Award at the ASTM International Conference on Dec. 6 in Washington, D.C. The award, presented annually, honors a member or former member of Committee D04 on Road and Paving Materials who has performed outstanding work in the committee and in the…

    Posted 12/18/18 at 1:18 PM

  • CEMEX’s Quarry Quest Supports Local Boy Scouts

    Nearly 350 runners and walkers took part in CEMEX USA’s first-ever Quarry Quest 5k race on Dec. 8 at its FEC Quarry in Miami. The race raised $10,000 in support of nearly 38,000 South Florida Boy Scouts and followed a course through the quarry. Participants saw large equipment used in the operation along the racecourse…

    Posted 12/18/18 at 1:15 PM

  • WOTUS Replacement Rule Formally Proposed

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued its long-awaited proposed rule to replace the deeply flawed 2015 Waters of the U.S. Rule (WOTUS). The comment period does not start until its publication in the federal register but is expected to be at least 60 days. “We are pleased that EPA listened as NSSGA advocated…

    Posted 12/11/18 at 11:41 AM

  • Recognizing National Miners Day

    Today is National Miners Day, which is recognized every year on the 6th day of December. We at NSSGA express our appreciation and support for the men and women who work in America’s quarries. “The 100,000+ men and women in the aggregates industry provide the materials that are the building blocks of America’s future. It…

    Posted 12/6/18 at 2:58 PM

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