NSSGA Urges Producers to Embrace Infrastructure Week

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced its participation in Infrastructure Week, which will take place from May 15-19. Businesses, labor organizations, elected officials and people around the country participate in this national advocacy and educational event to spread the message that it is #TimeToBuild America’s infrastructure.

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NSSGA Warns EPA on Risk Assessment Process

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) submitted preliminary comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) concerning a forthcoming process that the agency will use to conduct chemical risk assessments. This process will determine if and how EPA will attempt to further regulate common rock dust.

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NSSGA Warns EPA on Risk Assessment Process

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) submitted preliminary comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) concerning a forthcoming process that the agency will use to conduct chemical risk assessments. This process will determine if and how EPA will attempt to further regulate common rock dust.

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Guest Editorial: Congress Falls Short on ’16 Transportation Budget Resolution

Just about any driver who has hit a pothole or sat in bumper-to-bumper traffic knows that our nation’s roads, bridges and highways are in bad shape. The American Society of Civil Engineers gives our nation’s roads a D+ grade. There are 10,000 bridges in the U.S. that are so old that they qualify for Medicare and, yet, are still bearing…

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Nominate a Leading Young Leader

March 10, 2015 – The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association is accepting nominations for the Mark S. Walsh Leadership Award, sponsored by Rock Products. The late Mark S. Walsh was comptroller of Rein, Shultz and Dahl of Illinois and an active member of the Young Leaders (YL) Steering Committee. He was an energetic and enthusiastic supporter of the mission, purpose and activities of…

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Sand, Gravel Portrait in D.C. Highlights Aggregates

  The largest gravel, sand and soil portrait ever commissioned by the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery on the National Mall naturally caught the attention of the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA). The massive image, stretching over six acres, is the work of Cuban-American artist Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada. His “Facescape” is a composite portrait of more than one hundred people…

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NSSGA VP Testifies before OSHA on Silica Rule

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) Senior Vice President of Legislative & Regulatory Affairs Pam Whitted testified before the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on the potential impacts of OSHA’s crystalline silica proposed rule. The agency’s analysis for the proposed regulation will provide the basis for a similar regulation by the Mine Safety and Health Administration later this…

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Frankly Speaking

March 3, 2014 – The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association held committee meetings before the official opening of ConExpo-Con/Agg. After the Manufacturer and Services Committee Meeting, Editor Mark Kuhar (left) presented Frank Cargould, recently retired president of Breaker Technology Inc., with a framed copy of an article about him from the January issue of Rock Products magazine.

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