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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.

NSSGA Member Highlights Small Business Regulatory Challenges

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Ric Suzio, vice president of Suzio York Hill Companies, testified this morning in a House Small Business Committee hearing on the Department of Labor’s burdensome regulations. Representing the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), he shared concerns about the effects of new regulatory rules on his family’s small business.

NSSGA Honors Rep. Stanton with ROCK Star Award

WASHINGTON – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) awarded Congressman Greg Stanton (AZ) with its ROCK Star Award during the last day of the annual Legislative & Policy Forum (LPF).


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