Category: NSSGA Events

  • Recognize Your Peers for Excellence

    Recognize outstanding environmental programs as a judge for NSSGA’s annual Awards of Excellence. People who evaluate 25 or more applications for Environmental Excellence awards will be entered into a drawing for three $50 gift cards. NSSGA’s annual Awards of Excellence highlights the industry’s extraordinary dedication and commitment to environmental stewardship, safety and community relations. These…

    Posted 7/18/18 at 11:53 AM

  • NSSGA’s 2018 Photo Contest Now Open

    NSSGA is now accepting inspiring photos from NSSGA members for its 2018 Photo Contest. One photo will be chosen for the cover of an upcoming edition of the Stone, Sand and Gravel Review and NSSGA will gladly recognize the person and company that submitted the top photo. Three other entries will receive cash prizes. To…

    Posted 6/25/18 at 9:22 AM

  • NSSGA Extends Awards Deadline

    The deadline to apply for NSSGA’s 2018 Environmental Excellence Awards deadline has been extended to June 30, 2018. Operations have two more weeks to apply for recognition of outstanding environmental stewardship programs. Applicants for Environmental Excellence awards should demonstrate an exemplary use of environmental controls and systems. Operations that receive Gold Awards will be recognized…

    Posted 6/13/18 at 3:48 PM

  • 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