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NSSGA Finishes Successful 2024 Young Leaders Meeting

SAN ANTONIO, TX – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) convened its 2024 Annual Young Leaders Meeting in San Antonio, TX. The meeting, held April 28 – May 1, attracted 338 participants from across the country. This is the aggregates industry’s premier opportunity for professionals under the age of 40 to learn more about the industry, build leadership skills and grow a strong network.

NSSGA Statement on MSHA’s Final Silica Rule

Alexandria, VA – National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association President & CEO Michael Johnson issued the following statement on today’s release of the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s (MSHA) final rule reducing silica dust exposure.


Jim Nickolas Named New NSSGA Board Chair

NASHVILLE – Jim Nickolas, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Martin Marietta, will be the next chair of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA). Outgoing Chair Seth Hankowski, All States Materials Group, handed off the gavel during a ceremony at the 2024 NSSGA Annual Convention. A video introducing Nickolas and showcasing the aggregates industry’s critical impact was also featured.


Manufacturing & Services Division Chair Passes the Gavel - 2023 M&S Chair Charlie Johnson Presents Gavel to Mark Krause During M&S Dinner

NASHVILLE – On the opening night of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) 2024 Annual Convention, the Manufacturing & Services (M&S) Division announced their 2024 Executive Committee Chair at their annual dinner. Outgoing Chair Charlie Johnson of DSC Dredge LLC handed off the gavel to Mark Krause of McLanahan Corporation. Tom Suess of Komatsu was named Vice Chair. 


Michele Stanley of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association Graduates from Institute for Organization Management, a Leadership Training Program Produced by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to announce that Michele Stanley, IOM, Executive Vice President & Chief Advocacy Officer, of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association, has graduated from the program and has received the recognition of IOM. Awarded to all graduates of the Institute program, the IOM Graduate Recognition signifies the individual’s completion of 96 credit hours of course instruction in non-profit management.

WAP Sustainability, with the support of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), announces the launch of Theta EPD for Aggregates

NASHVILLE - WAP Sustainability, the leading U.S. provider of life cycle assessment (LCA) and environmental product declarations (EPDs) services and tools, with support from the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), is pleased to announce the launch of Theta EPD for Aggregates. 


- Theta Aggregates is the first “EPD on Demand” tool tailored specifically for North American aggregate producers.

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