Category: NSSGA Events

  • Deep in the Heart of Texas

    NSSGA Live highlights exhibitors and events at the AGG1 Academy & Expo. Check out the latest video. A Message from MSHA Administrator Zatezalo David Zatezalo, MSHA administrator, addressed attendees of NSSGA’s Closing General Session and emphasized the agency’s commitment to embracing technology to improve safety. “We have the means and the technology to avoid [injuries]….

    Posted 3/7/18 at 4:05 PM

  • Kicking Off #AGG1 2018

    Welcome to AGG1 Academy & Expo! The 2018 AGG1 Academy & Expo opened in Houston today, March 6, with a record number of vendors and education sessions. Leadership lessons from a Navy SEAL David Sears, Veteran Troop Commander for the Naval Special Warfare Development Group, shared insights on decision-making learned from 20 years with the…

    Posted 3/6/18 at 6:01 PM

  • Welcome to Houston

    NSSGA kicks off it’s 2018 Annual Convention today and welcomes association members from across the country to Houston. Grab your badge! At 7 a.m., convention attendees can pick up name badges at the NSSGA Registration & Information Desk on level 2 of the Marriott Marquis Houston. Committee meetings A full day of NSSGA Committee Meetings…

    Posted 3/4/18 at 6:00 AM

  • Know Before You Go: Annual Convention and AGG1

    We’re looking forward to seeing NSSGA members in Houston at our Annual Convention and AGG1 Academy and Expo. Here’s what you should know as you get ready for the aggregates industry’s biggest week of the year: Badge Pick-Up Annual Convention  You may pick up your name badge at the NSSGA Registration & Information Desk, level…

    Posted 3/2/18 at 3:51 PM

  • Safest Year Ever for Aggregates

    According to MSHA’s preliminary estimate, aggregates operations attained a new record low injury rate in 2017. This year’s rate is estimated at 1.74 per 200,000 hours worked, marking the 17th consecutive year that the rate improved. This translates to less than two reportable injuries for a workforce of 100 miners over the course of a…

    Posted 2/23/18 at 4:46 PM

  • NSSGA Recognizes Excellence in Community Relations

    ALEXANDRIA, VA., Jan. 30, 2018 — The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced the recipients of NSSGA’s Excellence in Community Relations Excellence Awards today. “We congratulate all of the Excellence in Community Relations award winners for involving their communities in their operations and helping their neighbors understand the impact of local operations and the…

    Posted 1/30/18 at 3:40 PM

  • Register Now to Save & Attend Largest Ever AGG1 Show

    NSSGA’s AGG1 Academy & Expo has hit a record size this year, offering attendees more than 51,840 net square feet of exhibits and a broader range of equipment, products and services than ever before. Plus, there are also over 60 learning sessions covering the basics of producing aggregates to management techniques for seasoned professionals.  There is…

    Posted 1/19/18 at 4:06 PM

  • Top Regulators Join Inspiring Roster of Speakers

    David Zatezalo, the Department of Labor’s assistant secretary of MSHA, will speak at NSSGA’s Annual Convention’s closing general session on March 7 in Houston. Zatezalo joins a remarkable lineup of speakers who will deliver engaging anecdotes and advice. During his confirmation process in November 2017, Zatezalo told the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions…

    Posted 1/17/18 at 4:24 PM

  • Community Relations Awards Close This Week

    The popular Excellence in Community Relations Award program will be accepting applications until Dec. 1, 2017.  The recognition showcases efforts by an operation to connect with their local community and to better the public perception of the aggregates industry. Gold, silver and bronze award winners will be announced in early 2018.  The prestigious Platinum award…

    Posted 11/22/17 at 10:42 AM

  • Legal Symposium Provides Critical Insights

    Risk managers, principals and attorneys will benefit from NSSGA’s Legal Symposium Strategies for mitigating legal risks to operators will be featured at NSSGA’s annual Legal Symposium on Wednesday, March 23, during the NSSGA Annual Convention and AGG1 Academy & Expo. The day-long symposium will deliver insights on critical legal issues confronting stone, sand and gravel…

    Posted 2/24/16 at 12:01 PM