Press Releases

  • NSSGA Announces Creation of New Industrial Sand Division

    ALEXANDRIA, VA, Dec. 14, 2018 – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) today announced an agreement with the National Industrial Sand Association to create a new Industrial Sand Division (ISD) of NSSGA.  Members of NISA will form the nucleus of NSSGA’s Industrial Sand Division. “NSSGA members have long known the value of coming…

    Posted 12/14/18 at 11:41 AM

  • NSSGA Taps Communications Veteran Chuck Fuqua

    ALEXANDRIA, VA, Nov. 13, 2018 – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) today announced it has hired Chuck Fuqua as its vice president of communications. Fuqua brings over two decades of experience in communications while working in government, politics and trade associations. At NSSGA, Fuqua will be charged with leading communications efforts to…

    Posted 11/13/18 at 3:25 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

  • Recognizing Outstanding Environmental Stewardship and Leadership

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 14, 2017 – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) today announced the recipients of the 2017 Environmental Excellence, Stars of Excellence and the Environmental Leadership Awards. “I am proud to congratulate these award recipients, as they continue to make an outstanding difference in our industry by fostering environmental stewardship and…

    Posted 9/14/17 at 12:30 PM

  • CalPortland’s Mark Rock Wins Award for Safeguarding Workers

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 8, 2017 – Mark Rock, senior vice president of risk management for CalPortland, will receive the 2017 James M. Christie Safety & Health Professional of the Year Award. The award, presented annually by the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) recognizes an individual for substantial commitment and contributions to safe and healthy practices…

    Posted 9/8/17 at 7:30 AM

  • NSSGA Announces Recipients of Grassroots Awards

    ALEXANDRIA, VA., Sept. 7, 2017 – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) will recognize outstanding industry advocates at the association’s upcoming Legislative and Policy Forum/Fall Board meeting, Sept. 24-28. The 2017 NSSGA Grassroots Awards will be presented to individuals for educating policymakers on the value of the aggregates industry and explaining how certain…

    Posted 9/7/17 at 9:27 AM

  • NSSGA’s Griesemer Tells Congress to Curb Over-Regulation

    Louis Griesemer, from Missouri-based Springfield Underground, called on the House Small Business Committee to take action on burdensome and conflicting regulations that cause project delays and harm small operations.  “I want to be clear, that I am not against regulation, nor is NSSGA,” said Griesemer, who also serves as the as the co-chair of the…

    Posted 9/6/17 at 1:26 PM

  • Outstanding Operations to Receive Safety Awards

    ALEXANDRIA, VA., Aug. 30, 2017 – The National Stone Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) today proudly announced the recipients of the 2017 Safety Excellence and Sterling Safety Awards. “Aggregates operations across the country continue to demonstrate a remarkable commitment to safety by reducing the industry injury rate for 16 straight years, with a record low rate…

    Posted 8/30/17 at 2:19 PM

  • Aggregates Industry Prepares for Infrastructure Week 2017

    NSSGA calls on industry to participate in DC or from home ALEXANDRIA, VA, May 10, 2017 – Today, the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced its participation in Infrastructure Week, which will take place from May 15-19. Businesses, labor organizations, elected officials and people around the country participate in this national advocacy and educational…

    Posted 5/12/17 at 1:54 PM

  • Veteran Transportation Advocate to Join NSSGA

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 7, 2017 – Veteran lobbyist Laura O’Neill-Kaumo will lead advocacy efforts for the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association as the group’s new Senior Vice President of Government and Regulatory Affairs. “Improving and modernizing our transportation infrastructure is something that I am deeply passionate about, and I am excited to join NSSGA,”…

    Posted 4/7/17 at 1:30 PM

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