Supreme Court Agrees to hear WOTUS Petition

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) coalition petition regarding the proper venue for the multi-industry case against the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) controversial Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule on Jan. 13.

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Vulcan's Irwindale Facility Achieves ISO 14001 Re-Certification

The Western Division of Vulcan Materials Co. has been recognized by The International Organization of Standardization (ISO) with 14001 recertification for its Reliance facility, located in Irwindale, Calif.

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Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Shipping Called Vital to Infrastructure

In a speech in Toronto, Canada, new Chamber of Marine Commerce President Bruce Burrows called the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway a vital engine of sustainable growth that would benefit from increased infrastructure spending in Canada and the U.S.

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NSSGA's Johnson Pens Letter to Trump

National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) President and CEO Michael W. Johnson penned a letter to incoming President Donald Trump. It reads:

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MSHA Hazard Alert Issued for Hoppers

MSHA issued a hazard alert for hoppers after a recent incident. A front-end loader operator was loading into the feed hopper. He dismounted from the cab to retrieve two 55-gal. drum lids from the hopper, when he fell into the hopper and became engulfed by the sand.

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