Category: Industry News

  • NSSGA Celebrates Industry Safety Award Recipients

    September 22, 2020 CONTACT: Kerry Lynch/ Chuck Fuqua (703) 526-1072, klynch@nssga.org NSSGA Celebrates Industry Safety Award Recipients ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced the winners of the Safety Excellence Awards and the Louis Griesemer Sterling Silver Safety Awards. The Safety Excellence Awards recognize operations that maintain a safe workplace, evidenced…

    Posted 9/22/20 at 10:23 AM

  • NSSGA Taps Lynch as Director of Communications and Press Secretary

    June 11, 2020 CONTACT: Chuck Fuqua (703) 526-1095, cfuqua@nssga.org                 NSSGA Taps Kerry Lynch as Director of Communications and Press Secretary ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) today announced Kerry Lynch will join the organization as Director of Communications and Press Secretary.  Lynch brings a wealth of experience in supporting policy…

    Posted 6/11/20 at 2:02 PM

  • NSSGA Commends Policymakers Supporting State DOT Funding Backstop

    May 12, 2020 CONTACT: Chuck Fuqua (703) 526-1095, cfuqua@nssga.org               NSSGA Commends the 137 Members of Congress Supporting State Departments of Transportation Funding Backstop ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) Vice President of Government and Regulatory Affairs Michele Stanley today issued the following statement commending Congressmen Bob Gibbs (OH-7) and Conor…

    Posted 5/12/20 at 2:21 PM

  • EPA’s Replacement Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Rule Released

    January 23, 2020 CONTACT: Chuck Fuqua (703) 526-1095, cfuqua@nssga.org       EPA’s Replacement Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Rule Protects Waters and Provides Clarity for Aggregates Producers ALEXANDRIA, VA – EPA Administrator Andrew  Wheeler today announced the new Navigable Waters Protection Rule: Definition of “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) at an event today in Las Vegas. …

    Posted 1/23/20 at 1:41 PM

  • NSSGA Lauds Senate EPW Committee Passage of the ATIA

    July 29, 2019 CONTACT: Chuck Fuqua (703) 526-1095, cfuqua@nssga.org NSSGA Lauds Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Passage of the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act ALEXANDRIA, VA – National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) President and CEO Michael W. Johnson issued the following statement commending the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee for passage of…

    Posted 7/30/19 at 12:14 PM

  • NSSGA Applauds the Release of the ATIA

    July 29, 2019 CONTACT: Chuck Fuqua (703) 526-1095, cfuqua@nssga.org NSSGA Applauds Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Release of the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act ALEXANDRIA, VA – National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) President and CEO Michael W. Johnson issued the following statement applauding today’s release of the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act (ATIA). “We…

    Posted 7/29/19 at 11:05 AM

  • 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

  • Yzenas Receives Prestigious Prevost Hubbard Award

    John Yzenas, Edward C. Levy Company technical services director, received the 2018 Prevost Hubbard Award at the ASTM International Conference on Dec. 6 in Washington, D.C. The award, presented annually, honors a member or former member of Committee D04 on Road and Paving Materials who has performed outstanding work in the committee and in the…

    Posted 12/18/18 at 1:18 PM

  • CEMEX’s Quarry Quest Supports Local Boy Scouts

    Nearly 350 runners and walkers took part in CEMEX USA’s first-ever Quarry Quest 5k race on Dec. 8 at its FEC Quarry in Miami. The race raised $10,000 in support of nearly 38,000 South Florida Boy Scouts and followed a course through the quarry. Participants saw large equipment used in the operation along the racecourse…

    Posted 12/18/18 at 1:15 PM

  • NSSGA Podcast: There’s a New Congress in Town

    At the start of the 116th Congress next year, the aggregates industry has an opportunity to build strong relationships with both new and returning members of Congress. In this episode of NSSGA’s podcast, Michael W. Johnson, NSSGA president and CEO, highlights the importance of reaching out to new members as they begin their work in…

    Posted 12/13/18 at 11:46 AM

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