Category: NSSGA Events

  • 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

  • Addressing Critical Issues at Legal Symposium

    NSSGA’s Legal Symposium will offer attendees insightful presentations on critical legal issues confronting stone, sand and gravel producers. Industry-leading experts will equip attendees with best practices on enhancing safety, mitigating risk and protecting the rights of operators. The annual symposium will be held on Feb. 13, 2019, during the NSSGA Annual Convention and AGG1 Academy…

    Posted 11/29/18 at 11:33 AM

  • Get Prepared for Mid-Term Elections

    According to the Business-Industry Political Action Committee, or BI-PAC, employees said that they were more likely to vote after receiving information about the candidates from their employer and that the information helped them decide who to support. With less than a month left before the important mid-term election, it is imperative that voters get to the polls on…

    Posted 10/17/18 at 11:04 AM

  • NSSGA Tells Congress: Infrastructure Now

    Hundreds of NSSGA Legislative & Policy Forum attendees asked their senators and representatives to support infrastructure funding, reduce delays for permits and reform overly burdensome regulations. The event brought the aggregates industry together in Washington, D.C., to advocate for better infrastructure.     Members of the bipartisan House Problem Solvers Caucus, co-chair Tom Reed, R-N.Y.,…

    Posted 9/27/18 at 5:09 PM

  • Acting EPA Head Welcomes NSSGA to DC

    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler welcomed the aggregates industry to Washington, D.C., on Sept. 25 during NSSGA’s Legislative and Policy Forum. Wheeler provided updates on regulatory reform and other EPA priorities, including improving the permitting process, cost-benefit analysis and transparency in regulatory science. “Sound science must be the foundation of everything we do…

    Posted 9/26/18 at 9:00 AM

  • Here to Rock Capitol Hill

    Hundreds of people from aggregates operations all over the country are gathering in Washington, D.C., this week for advocacy, networking and professional development at NSSGA’s Legislative & Policy Forum. “We are excited that more than 300 people are here to make an impact on Capitol Hill, and we are looking forward to a great week,”…

    Posted 9/24/18 at 12:47 PM

  • Know Before You Go!

    NSSGA’s Legislative & Policy Forum is next week, and hundreds of people from aggregates operations all over the country will meet with their members of Congress. Need more info about what to say during Hill Day? Explore these talking points so you will be prepared for your visits: Rocks Build America’s Future NSSGA represents the…

    Posted 9/20/18 at 1:11 PM

  • Acting EPA Chief Joins Speaker Lineup

    Andrew Wheeler, the Environmental Protection Agency’s acting administrator, will speak at NSSGA’s Legislative and Policy Forum in Washington, D.C., to discuss regulatory reform and other EPA priorities. Wheeler joins a lineup of lawmakers and officials who will provide insight into Congress, the Trump administration and infrastructure investment. House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Ranking Member Peter…

    Posted 9/13/18 at 1:30 PM

  • Environmental Excellence in the Aggregates Industry

    ALEXANDRIA, VA., Aug. 31, 2018 – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) proudly announced the recipients of the 2018 Environmental Excellence Awards. “We are glad to recognize operations from around the country that go above and beyond to demonstrate their commitment to sustainable environmental practices,” said Michael W. Johnson, NSSGA president and CEO. “These…

    Posted 8/31/18 at 10:01 AM

  • Celebrating Safety at Operations

    ALEXANDRIA, VA., Aug. 31, 2018 – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) today proudly announced the recipients of the 2018 Safety Excellence and Sterling Safety Awards. “Ensuring that each employee can go home safely at the end of each shift is the top priority for NSSGA member companies. As a result of that commitment,…

    Posted 8/31/18 at 10:00 AM

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