Category: DANews

  • 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

  • ENTER YOUR SEAT BELT SAFETY SLOGAN IDEA TODAY – DEADLINE IS APRIL 30,2019

    NSSGA is accepting submissions to name a seat belt safety campaign.  Since NSSGA President & CEO Michael W. Johnson announced the contest at the NSSGA Annual Convention in Indianapolis in February, interest has been high as submissions continue to be received at seatbeltsafety@nssga.org.   The deadline for submissions is April 30, 2019.  Participants must work for…

    Posted 4/12/19 at 11:21 AM

  • Secretary Chao Defends Budget at T&I Hearing

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao appeared before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee (T&I) on April 10 to testify about her department’s 2020 budget request. “The President’s Budget requests a total of $84 billion to support transportation programs in FY 2020. About 75% of this request fully funds surface transportation for the “fifth” and final…

    Posted 4/11/19 at 4:35 PM

  • DOT Announces New Federal Transit Grants

    The Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced $1.36 billion in federal funding allocations to 16 new and existing transit projects in the Capital Investment Grants (CIG) Program on Tuesday, April 9. New projects in Florida, Nevada, Albany, Oregon and Washington received allocation funding. The CIG Program provides funding for major transit infrastructure…

    Posted 4/11/19 at 4:22 PM

  • NSSGA Announces Safety Training Opportunities

    Virtual Training in the Next Webinar Aggregates operations perform workplace examinations to find and fix potential hazards before work starts. Free software from the NIOSH Pittsburgh Mining Research Division can help workers improve and review their workplace exam skills. EXAMiner is a workplace examination tool that gives people an opportunity to practice searching for hazards…

    Posted 3/14/19 at 10:26 AM

  • Wheels Turning on Infrastructure in Congress

    Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate held several important infrastructure hearings in anticipation of President Trump’s 2020 budget release and the coming comprehensive infrastructure package. Testifying in front of the House committee on Ways and Means, Rep. Sam Graves, R-Mo., the ranking Republican on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee (T&I), said…

    Posted 3/13/19 at 9:57 AM

  • Editorial Calls for Infrastructure Now

    An opinion piece featuring Michael W. Johnson, NSSGA president and CEO, appeared in The Hill, a newspaper covering politics based in Washington, D.C. It touted the benefits of much needed federal infrastructure investment and highlights polls that show broad support from Americans for President Trump and Congress to craft a long-term and bipartisan infrastructure package….

    Posted 3/12/19 at 10:05 AM

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