NSSGA Supports Nomination for the Federal Highway Administration
ALEXANDRIA, VA - The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association's President and CEO Michael Johnson issued the following statement supporting the nomination of Shailen Bhatt’s to lead the Federal Highway Administration. NSSGA previously shared this letter of support with the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works ahead of their vote.
NSSGA Hosts 2022 Legislative & Policy Forum
WASHINGTON – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) hosted its annual Legislative & Policy Forum (LPF) in Washington D.C. Sept. 20-23 at the Capitol Hill Hyatt Regency. With over 300 attendees, NSSGA conducted committee meetings, hosted dynamic general sessions and held its Hill Day for members to advocate for the industry.
2022 Environmental Excellence Award Winners Announced
WASHINGTON – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) today announced the recipients of the Environmental Excellence Awards and the 2022 winner of the Environmental Leadership Award. The Excellence Awards recognize operations that actively demonstrate a commitment to the exemplary use of environmental controls and systems. NSSGA announced there were a total of 12 Gold winners, 10 Silver winners and 88 Bronze winners.
NSSGA’s Safety Award Recipients Announced
WASHINGTON – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) this morning announced the winners of the Safety Excellence Awards, the Louis Griesemer Sterling Safety Awards and the James M. Christie Safety and Health Professional of the Year Award.
NSSGA Announces Community Relations Excellence Award Winners
WASHINGTON – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) today announced the recipients of the NSSGA Community Relations Excellence Awards. The Community Relations Excellence Awards recognize producers’ achievements through the involvement in their community to enhance the public’s perception of their business, their facility and our industry. This year, NSSGA recognized a total of eight Gold, eight Silver and 44 Bronze winners.
MSHA Assistant Secretary Tours First Aggregates Quarry
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Stone Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) organized a day-long tour for the Mine Safety & Health Administration’s (MSHA) Assistant Secretary, Chris Williamson along with seven other Department of Labor/MSHA staff at Luck Stone’s Bull Run facility in Virginia. This was the Assistant Secretary’s first tour of an aggregates quarry and his first mine tour since starting at MSHA. This was followed by the first NSSGA-MSHA Alliance working meeting.
NSSGA Applauds Senate WRDA Passage
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) Vice President of Government and Regulatory Affairs Michele Stanley issued the following statement after the Senate passed the 2022 Water Resources Development Act. The House and Senate must now reconcile the two versions of the legislation that cleared their respective chambers. You can read NSSGA’s letter of support for the Senate WRDA bill here.
NSSGA Board Chair Karen Hubacz Discusses Inflation at House Transportation & Infrastructure Roundtable
ALEXANDRIA, VA – NSSGA Board Chair and President of Bond Construction Corp. Karen Hubacz spoke to the House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee today about the impact of inflation on the aggregates industry. The House T&I Committee Republicans this morning held a roundtable discussion on the “Inflation Crisis Impacts on Infrastructure,” hosted by Ranking Member Sam Graves (MO).
NSSGA Opposes Gas Tax Holiday
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) President and CEO Michael Johnson issued the following statement after President Biden asked Congress to approve legislation to suspend collection of the federal gas tax for three months.