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  • 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

  • Everything Is Bigger in Texas

    The record-breaking 2018 AGG1 Academy & Expo and World of Asphalt Show & Conference concluded a successful run, March 6-8, with a very positive atmosphere, as attendees and exhibitors conducted business and discussed issues affecting future growth, such as infrastructure funding, and industry experts shared best practices during well-attended education sessions. The co-located exhibitions were…

    Posted 3/8/18 at 1:58 PM

  • Randy Lake to Chair NSSGA

    March 8, 2018, Houston – Randy Lake, President, CRH Americas Materials, was elected Chairman of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) Board of Directors during the association’s Annual Convention in Houston. “Optimism is the strongest building material on earth, and I am optimistic about our industry’s future as this association continues to focus…

    Posted 3/8/18 at 11:53 AM

  • 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

  • Live from #NSSGA18: Today’s Highlights

    NSSGA Live Ed Elliott, MSHA senior advisor, addressed the NSSGA Safety & Health Subcommittee today and Young Leaders discussed their upcoming Annual Meeting and building up business and personal skills needed to one day lead their companies and the whole industry. Catch up on these and other updates from NSSGA’s Annual Convention with NSSGA Live.

    Posted 3/5/18 at 7:47 PM

  • Live from Houston, It’s NSSGA!

    This year, we’re bringing you all of the news and events from NSSGA’s Annual Convention and AGG1 Academy & Expo with NSSGA Live! Stay tuned all week for NSSGA Live videos online, at AGG1 Academy & Expo and in Houston hotels. Study shows quarries have no effect on housing prices A new policy paper found no…

    Posted 3/5/18 at 1:44 PM

  • Breaking News from NSSGA’s Annual Convention

    Michael W. Johnson, IOM, NSSGA president and CEO, welcomed NSSGA members to the 2018 Annual Convention on Sunday, March 4. During the Opening General Session, Johnson challenged attendees to take lessons learned from the convention to improve their own skills and businesses, and become advocates for Infrastructure for America. NSSGA unveiled a new website,,…

    Posted 3/4/18 at 7:48 PM

  • Quarries Receive Top Community Relations Honors & Stars of Excellence

    The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) proudly recognized two operations for outstanding community relations programs during the 2018 Annual Convention in Houston. FEC Quarry, a CEMEX operation in Miami, Fla., and Stringtown Quarry, a LafargeHolcim operation in Stringtown, Okla., each received a Platinum Award of Excellence. “Quarries provide good-paying jobs in addition to producing the…

    Posted 3/4/18 at 7:32 PM

  • 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

  • Zatezalo calls for ‘fair and efficient’ enforcement

    Dave Zatezalo, MSHA administrator, told industry stakeholders on a recent conference call that one of his main priorities for the agency is “fair and efficient enforcement.” Zatezalo will give a keynote address during NSSGA’s Annual Convention on March 7, 2018, in Houston. Reducing injuries related to powered haulage is also a priority for Zatezalo and…

    Posted 2/16/18 at 9:37 AM