Chamber Press Call Gets Heated

Sept. 30, 2021 – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, American Trucking Associations, and the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) hosted a press call to discuss the bipartisan infrastructure bill being held up in Congress, why it deserves a stand-alone vote and how it will benefit workers, businesses, and communities across the country. Michael Johnson, NSSGA president and CEO was a…

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The Battle Goes On

Sept. 28, 2021 – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s legislative team, in a morning panel discussion at its Legislative & Policy Forum, emphasized that the $1.2 trillion infrastructure package before Congress is more than 80% devoted to traditional infrastructure, contrary to the talking points of many Republican legislators. In an ironic twist, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) spoke to the group right…

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NSSGA Members Advocate for Aggregates on Capitol Hill

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) hosted its Legislative & Policy Forum (LPF) in Washington, D.C., Sept. 26-29 in a hybrid event format. NSSGA members conducted more than 100 meetings with members of Congress and their staffs to advocate for the priorities of the aggregates industry: chief among those is a final push for infrastructure investment. This LPF and Hill Day timing…

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McDougal Named James M. Christie Safety & Health Award Winner

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced Chad McDougal, director of safety and health at Vulcan Materials Co., as the winner of the 2021 James M. Christie Safety & Health Professional of the Year. McDougal participates in NSSGA’s Safety and Health Committee, as well as NSSGA’s Technical Advisory Committee (TAC).

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NSSGA Names Safety Award Recipients

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced the winners of the Safety Excellence Awards and the Louis Griesemer Sterling Safety Awards. The Safety Excellence Awards recognize operations that maintain a safe workplace, evidenced by its safety performance over a consecutive period without an MSHA-reportable injury. The Louis Griesemer Sterling Safety Awards recognize NSSGA member companies that have the lowest total accident incidence…

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