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NSSGA Announces New Seat Belt Safety Initiative

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced a winner in naming the seat belt safety campaign, to be titled “Why risk it? Just click it!” The campaign’s focus is to remind the aggregate industry’s workforce of the importance of wearing seat belts on the job.

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Martin Marietta Appoints Pike to Board

Martin Marietta Materials Inc. appointed Thomas (Tom) H. Pike as an independent member to its board of directors, effective July 15. With Pike’s appointment, the Martin Marietta board is comprised of 10 directors, five of whom have joined since 2016. Pike will serve on Martin Marietta’s Management Development and Compensation Committee.

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Ross Island Scores Dredging Contract

Ross Island Sand & Gravel Co., Portland, Ore., was awarded an $8,745,321 firm-fixed-price contract for annual maintenance dredging of the Sacramento and Stockton Deep Water Ship Channels in California.

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Wilson Joins Vulcan's Board

Vulcan Materials Co.  announced the election of D. Michael Wilson to its board of directors, effective immediately. Wilson will serve on the Audit and Safety, Health and Environmental Affairs committees.

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Senators Stress Need for Action on Transportation Funding

Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, said during a July 10 hearing that he wants to see a five-year surface transportation funding bill approved by the committee by Aug. 1.

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