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NIOSH Study a Concern

RFTR Niosh 150June 4, 2015 – A new health study proposed by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) concerns NSSGA because its methodology and possible misapplication of the results has raised questions among NSSGA members and within the broader mining community.

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Sign the Petition

RFTR HighwayBill 150May 19, 2015 – The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) and its partners in the Transportation Construction Coalition are pushing for a permanent Highway Trust Fund funding solution and passage of a multi-year surface transportation bill.

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Cat Shows New Iron at Tinaja

RFTR CAT336F 150May 14, 2015 – Caterpillar Inc., at a special media event in Tinaja Hills, Ariz., rolled out new iron for the trade press to see and drive. Rock Products was represented at the event by Don Marsh, editor of sister publication Concrete Products. One machine unveiled was the 745C, a successor to its largest articulated truck, the 740B. The new model’s weight savings, fuel efficiency and productivity gains are part of a $120 million product-development program – one of the largest in recent company history.

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Calling Out Congress on Transportation

RFTR Foxx 150May 10, 2015 – Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx directed a broadside at Congress last week. “We ought to be embarrassed as a country” about the state of the nation’s infrastructure, he said, as lawmakers scramble to beat a May 31 deadline for extending federal transportation funds.


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The Best of the Young Leaders

RFTR YLNSSGA15 150April 30, 2015 – At the NSSGA Young Leaders Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Dennis Coker of Natural Resource Partners was named the winner of the 2015 Mark S. Walsh Leadership Award.

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