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Louis Griesemer

RS021320 GriesemerThe National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced Louis Griesemer, former president and board member of Springfield Underground, will receive the 2020 Barry K. Wendt Commitment Award during NSSGA’s Annual Convention in Las Vegas.

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Alan Parks

RS012920 Parks2On the heels of the EPA announcement of its final Water rule, National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) member Alan Parks, Memphis Stone & Gravel Co., had an op-ed published in Bloomberg Environment on the impact of the new Navigable Waters Protection Rule: Definition of “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS).

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Mark Williams

RS120419 Mark WilliamsMark Williams, environmental manager at Luck Companies, has been recognized by the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) with its 2019 Environmental Leadership Award. This prestigious award honoring outstanding environmental leadership was presented to Williams during the NSSGA’s Legislative and Policy Forum on Nov. 18.

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Jeffrey Dawes

RS123119 DawesThe National Mining Association (NMA) announced that Jeffrey Dawes of Komatsu will chair MINExpo International 2020. A long-time leader within Komatsu and the industry, Dawes is vice president of Komatsu’s Global Mining Business Division, and president and CEO of Milwaukee-based Komatsu Mining Corp.

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William F. Childs IV

RS090619 Bill ChildsWilliam F. Childs IV will retire as chief executive officer of Chaney Enterprises effective October 2019. "I would like to thank all of the wonderful people I have worked with at Chaney Enterprises, served as a material supplier, worked with in our tremendous industry associations and been associated with in our communities and legislative arenas over the last 28 years," Childs said. "I would also like to thank my father and mother for making me aware at a very young age what a fantastic opportunity the construction industry offered. Most importantly I would like to thank my wife of 38 years, Vikki, for her unwavering support, dedication and commitment to my career with Chaney Enterprises and our industry! I am very much looking forward to continuing to serve Chaney Enterprises as a director for many years to come! Chaney Enterprises and everyone actively engaged with it have an extremely bright future." 

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