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Win an Award for Safety

RR071317 AwardJuly 12, 2017 Do you have an innovative process that helps workers stay healthy or improves safe operations? The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) wants to hear about it. Producers can apply for a NIOSH Safety and Health Technology Innovations Award by July 31. A simple description of the technology or process is all that’s needed to apply. Visit this website to submit a nomination, and please contact National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) Vice President of Safety Joseph Casper with any questions at 703-526-1074 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. NSSGA works cooperatively with NIOSH on a number of health and safety issues to help operators maximize safety and health performance. If an NSSGA member company receives the award, staff from that company will receive the award during a special event at NSSGA’s Legislative & Policy Forum/Fall Board Meeting this September in Washington, D.C. Register today for this new and exciting event that combines topic-specific education sessions with advocacy on Capitol Hill. 

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Drone Webinar This Week

RR071017 DroneJuly 10, 2017– Kespry will be hosting a “How Drone Data is Changing the Aggregates Industry” webinar this week, Thursday, July 13, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. PST. Tony Cinkovich, senior project manager at Pine Bluff Sand and Gravel, will discuss how their company uses drone data for inventory management, mine planning and haul truck road construction. Attendees can submit questions before the webinar via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and during the webinar. There’s no cost to attend the webinar. You can register here.

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Drones at the White House

RR062717 droneJune 24, 2017 – Drones have invaded the White House! Kespry CEO George Mathew recently attended a meeting with President Trump, where he presented the Kespry Drone System – reportedly the first drone to be in the White House – and discussed the Commercial Drone Industry. One of Kespry's aggregates customers, John Davenport, also attended and spoke with President Trump about how drone technology has dramatically changed the way his company operates. Is it only a matter of time before the White House deploys "Drone One"?

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AED: Open Up Cuba

DN051017 AEDlogoJune 19, 2017 – There is equipment to be sold. Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) President and CEO Brian P. McGuire advised that any U.S. Cuba policy should continue engagement with the island, as this is vital to the United States’ economic and national-security interests.

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Attend a Free Drone Webinar

RR060917 dronesJune 8, 2017 – Interested in a free drone webinar? On June 15 at 2:00 p.m. EST, Brian Biggerstaff, environmental manager at CSA Materials, will discuss how his company uses the Kespry Automated Drone System for inventory management, environmental management and visualizing shot blasts. Learn how actionable insights from drone data are saving companies time and money. Questions can be submitted before (via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and during the live webinar (via chat). To register for the webinar, "How an Aggregates Company Uses Drone Data," go here.

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