Category: DANews

  • Industry’s Highest Award Now Accepting Nominations

    Excellence in Community Relations Awards accepting applications until Dec. 1 NSSGA is seeking nominations for the 2018 Barry K. Wendt Memorial Commitment Award until Jan. 5, 2018, which is presented annually to an individual who exemplifies commitment to family, career and the aggregates industry. To submit a nomination, please fill out the online nomination form…

    Posted 11/14/17 at 5:29 PM

  • MSHA Brings on Aggregates Veteran

    Aggregates industry veteran Ed Elliott joined MSHA as a senior advisor to the acting assistant secretary. With a 30-year career in the aggregates industry, recently working as director of safety and health for Rogers Group, Inc., Elliott truly understands safety at quarries and pits. He will work directly with acting MSHA Assistant Secretary Wayne Palmer…

    Posted 11/13/17 at 3:02 PM

  • Senate Investing in Crucial Aviation Infrastructure

    The U.S. Senate found time to markup multiple appropriations bills between votes on health care legislation yesterday, including one that could translate into increased infrastructure spending. NSSGA spearheaded a Highway Materials Group letter to key senators on the committee in support of increases to both the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) and the Airport Improvement Program (AIP)…

    Posted 7/28/17 at 1:55 PM

  • Trump Campaign Manager Among Annual Convention Speakers

    Corey Lewandowski served as campaign manager for much of Donald J. Trump’s campaign for the White House and he will be the keynote speaker at the NSSGA/NRMCA Joint General Session at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 5, during the 2017 NSSGA Annual Convention. The 2016 presidential race will undoubtedly go down in history as one…

    Posted 2/3/17 at 9:38 PM

  • NSSGA Recognizes Excellence in Community Relations

    ALEXANDRIA, VA., Feb. 2, 2017 — The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced the Gold Award winners of NSSGA’s Community Relations Excellence Awards today. “We gladly congratulate all of the Gold Award Winners for involving their communities in their operations and helping them understand the value of the aggregates industry,” said Michael W….

    Posted 2/3/17 at 8:42 PM