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  • Enter Your Seat Belt Safety Slogan Idea Today – Deadline is April 30, 2019

    NSSGA is accepting submissions to name a seat belt safety campaign.  Since  NSSGA President & CEO Michael W. Johnson announced the contest at the NSSGA Annual Convention in Indianapolis in February, interest has been high as submissions continue to be received at seatbeltsafety@nssga.org.   The deadline for submissions is April 30, 2019.  Participants must work for an…

    Posted 3/21/19 at 9:57 AM

  • Stanley Appointed to Head Government and Regulatory Affairs for the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association

    Contact: Patrick Dunne, 703-526-1062, pdunne@nssga.org ALEXANDRIA, VA, March 18, 2019 – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) today announced Michele Stanley has been promoted to vice president of government and regulatory affairs. Stanley has been with NSSGA for over four years, and in that time has helped grow the association into a leading advocate for the aggregates…

    Posted 3/18/19 at 3:37 PM

  • WOTUS Replacement Rule Comments Due April 15

    NSSGA member companies have until April 15 to submit comments that support a clearer Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule. The comment period for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) proposed WOTUS “replacement” rule is open until April 15. It was released in December 2018 but the federal government…

    Posted 2/20/19 at 11:06 AM

  • AGG1 Hits Record Attendance in Indy

    The aggregates industry took Indianapolis by storm, as more than 10,000 people attended the 2019 AGG1 Academy & Expo and World of Asphalt shows. Attendees came from all 50 states, including 1,500 from Indiana, and international attendance also increased as attendees from Canada, Nigeria, Russia and 53 other countries came for the world-class education and…

    Posted 2/14/19 at 1:01 PM

  • Crushing it at AGG1!

    Exhibitors at NSSGA’s 2019 AGG1 Academy & Expo showcased the latest equipment and technology that allows operations to produce aggregates more safely and efficiently than ever before. Catch the coverage of exhibitors and education from the show and remarkable speakers and events from NSSGA’s Annual Convention.   NSSGA Renews Partnership with MSHA NSSGA formally renewed…

    Posted 2/13/19 at 5:34 PM

  • AGG1 2019 is Open for Business

    A record number of exhibitors are filling up the AGG1 Academy & Expo floor this year. Watch NSSGA Live’s coverage of the latest tech available only at this event.  Rich Karlgaard Highlights a Workforce Solution The aggregates industry faces a workforce shortage each year, as companies continue to find themselves in need of people to…

    Posted 2/12/19 at 6:52 PM

  • Full Throttle at 2019 Annual Convention

    Catch up on NSSGA’s Annual Convention news and events with NSSGA Live! The 2019 Annual Convention – Full Throttle – began with a packed general session with a collection of speakers that you can’t find anywhere else in our industry. “Full throttle is defined as doing something at full speed. To deliver the results that…

    Posted 2/11/19 at 7:13 PM

  • Industry Races into Indy

    The 2019 NSSGA Annual Convention began today as the aggregates industry pulled into the Racing Capital of the World for key committee meetings, inspirational speakers and networking. Here is a preview of the events coming this week, courtesy of NSSGA Live! A Welcome Message from Gov. Holcomb “In Indiana, our limestone quarries are almost as…

    Posted 2/10/19 at 6:00 PM

  • Infrastructure Funding in the News

    Now that the government is expected to reopen, how soon until Congress and the administration focus on an infrastructure bill? According to Reuters, discussions on such a bill are already underway in the White House. Reuters recently reported that 20 administration members and advisers met to discuss an infrastructure plan, initial details of which could be…

    Posted 1/27/19 at 11:20 AM

  • Podcast: Rewriting WOTUS

    For decades, uncertainty surrounding the scope of federal authority over “waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) has resulted in regulatory uncertainty. Litigation over the broad and overreaching 2015 WOTUS rule has added to the confusion. The EPA and Army Corps recently proposed a new clean water rule that would provide clarity over federal jurisdiction. In this…

    Posted 1/16/19 at 5:15 PM

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