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A Report on Ports

RR090420 portsSept. 4, 2020 – Over the coming decades, the type and amount of trade carried by sea will change, influenced by climate policy as well as other economic factors. Ports will need to respond to these indirect effects of climate change as well as more direct effects of sea‐level rise, while maintaining their efficiency and reliability as part of global trade systems.

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Today's Rant: What Does 'Infrastructure' Mean?

RR090220 highwaySept. 2, 2020 – When we talk about infrastructure, we mean roads and highways, bridges and tunnels, airports and docks, sewer and water systems. What we are not talking about is electrical wires, cable, wireless networks, the internet and future 5G capabilities. How did all that get bundled into the word "infrastructure?"

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USGS Publication Notes Average Sand and Gravel Price

RR082720 USGSlogoAug. 27, 2020 – The U.S. Geological Survey just released its 2017 Minerals Yearbook chapter for construction sand and gravel. Yeah, they are a year behind, they should be reporting analysis of 2018 data right now, according to Commodity Specialist Jason Willett. But that's okay. Total production has been reported previously, but interesting in the report is pricing information.

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Rep. James Clyburn to Speak

RR082620 ClayburnsquareAug. 26, 2020 – Mark your calendars and register today to hear U.S. House Majority Whip Rep. James Clyburn (SC-06) speak during this year’s National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) Legislative & Policy Forum on Sept. 21-23. 

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NSSGA Announces Legislative Forum Speakers

RR081920 LegislativeForumAug. 19, 2020 – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) will host U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va), and House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) during this year’s Legislative & Policy Forum on Sept. 21-23.

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