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  • Editorial Calls for Infrastructure Now

    An opinion piece featuring Michael W. Johnson, NSSGA president and CEO, appeared in The Hill, a newspaper covering politics based in Washington, D.C. It touted the benefits of much needed federal infrastructure investment and highlights polls that show broad support from Americans for President Trump and Congress to craft a long-term and bipartisan infrastructure package….

    Posted 3/12/19 at 10:05 AM

  • Your Comments Needed to Fix the WOTUS Rule

    NSSGA needs you to send comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to support the replacement of the unlawful  2015 Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Rule. NSSGA and member companies opposed the 2015 WOTUS rule that would have allowed the federal government to regulate waters that have little or no connection to flowing rivers…

    Posted 3/7/19 at 3:10 PM

  • NSSGA Commends Senate on Confirmation of Wheeler as EPA Adminstrator

    NSSGA President and CEO Michael W. Johnson today issued the following statement on the confirmation of Andrew Wheeler as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).   “We commend the Senate for confirming Andrew Wheeler as EPA Administrator. Andrew Wheeler will provide the leadership necessary to administer the programs that provide for clean air and…

    Posted 3/1/19 at 10:23 AM

  • Trump ‘Totally Ready’ for Infrastructure Bill

    More than half of the nation’s governors gathered in Washington, D.C., recently, and both President Trump and Vice President Pence mentioned their commitment to investing in infrastructure this year. They addressed funding and the need to base regulations for permits on sound science. “A highway that would take 17 or 18 years of approval now…

    Posted 2/27/19 at 4:18 PM

  • NSSGA Launches Contest to Name Seat Belt Safety Initiative

    You could win $5,000!  NSSGA President & CEO Michael W. Johnson announced at last week’s Annual Convention the launch of a contest to name a seat belt safety initiative NSSGA will be promoting. “Wearing a seat belt is a simple step in worker safety, but there must be universal commitment to doing this in all…

    Posted 2/21/19 at 2:00 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

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