Category: NSSGA Events

  • Get Involved With NSSGA’s Young Leaders

    The NSSGA Young Leaders Steering Committee is seeking applicants by May 31 for several vacancies for the 2018-2019 committee term. “Serving on the Young Leaders Steering Committee is a great opportunity for individuals to help advance the group’s mission, grow their own leadership skills and give back to the industry,” said Aaron Ozinga, Young Leaders…

    Posted 5/16/18 at 5:29 PM

  • NSSGA Environmental & Safety Excellence Awards Now Open

    Starting today, NSSGA members are able to apply for Environmental and Safety Excellence Awards through an online application process located on the NSSGA Awards webpage. Environmental Excellence Awards provide national recognition for member operations that actively use environmental controls and systems to improve and maintain the environment in and around their facilities. Safety Excellence Awards recognize individual…

    Posted 5/2/18 at 4:00 PM

  • Tell Congress It’s Time to Build

    The sixth annual National Infrastructure Week is a time for events, media coverage, education and issue advocacy to elevate infrastructure as a critical issue impacting America’s economy, society, security and future. The week, May 14-21, is the perfect time for the aggregates industry to ask Congress to fund improvements to our surface transportation network, ports,…

    Posted 5/2/18 at 9:41 AM

  • NSSGA Podcast: Omnibus Bill and MSHA’s Small Mines Office

    Where did MSHA’s Office of Small Mines go? Established in 2003, the office offered compliance assistance to operators – particularly small quarries – prior to inspections. The office, which was independent of the inspectorate, was folded into the agency’s field services arm in recent years and is hard to find now. “All it tried to do … was…

    Posted 4/17/18 at 3:44 PM

  • Industry Leaders to Inspire Next Generation

    Recently-elected NSSGA Chairman Randy Lake, president and CEO of CRH Americas Materials, will kick off the 2018 Young Leaders Annual Meeting in La Jolla, Calif., April 25-28. Lake leads a family of companies across 43 states with more than 22,600 employees and 1,200 locations as the CEO of the largest vertically-integrated construction materials company in…

    Posted 4/9/18 at 9:00 AM

  • Vulcan to Host NSSGA Young Leaders

    On April 26, Vulcan Materials Company will host a tour for the attendees of the 2018 Young Leaders Annual Meeting at its Chula Vista Quarry, located in San Diego County.   In operation since the 1940s, rock from the Chula Vista Quarry has been used to build many of the region’s most iconic buildings, highways and bridges,…

    Posted 4/4/18 at 9:59 AM

  • Young Leaders Focusing on Cancer Patient Support

    “What can I do to help?” Cancer patients get this question all the time from family and friends who want to provide meaningful support, but just don’t know where to start. At the Young Leaders Annual Meeting, April 25-28, attendees will have the chance to make a difference in the lives of these patients through Operation…

    Posted 3/21/18 at 10:00 AM

  • 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