Today’s Rant: What Does ‘Infrastructure’ Mean?

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Sept. 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?” When did that happen? Can’t they use their own moniker? What happened to…

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NSSGA Taps Lynch as Director of Communications, Press Secretary

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The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced Kerry Lynch will join the organization as director of communications and press secretary. Lynch brings a wealth of experience in supporting policy issues through strategic communications initiatives. “We are very excited to bring Kerry on board to strengthen our communications efforts,” said NSSGA President and CEO Michael W. Johnson. “Kerry’s experience in working…

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NSSGA Hires Fuqua

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The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced that it has hired Chuck Fuqua as its vice president of communications. Fuqua brings over two decades of experience in communications while working in government, politics and trade associations. At NSSGA, Fuqua will be charged with leading communications efforts to represent the aggregates industry and advance its policy positions. “I am excited…

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Rocks Build America

NSSGA convention, Rocks Build America.

March 6, 2014 – Today at the NSSGA convention the association rolled out its new strategic plan, titled Rocks Build America. The plan focuses on legislative advocacy, safety, expand strategic communications and membership development. NSSGA president Michael Johnson said it is important to cultivate grass roots support for the association to achieve its goals.

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Rockwell Overload Relay Integrates Communications

Inspired by input from panel builders, system integrators and end users around the world, Rockwell Automation engineers developed the new Allen-Bradley E300 electronic overload relay. The E300 overload relay integrates communications, including EtherNet/IP, patented current-measurement technology, and time-saving I/O options, all in a modular design. The modularity provides users with the flexibility to tailor the device to meet their exact…

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