Williamson Confirmed as New MSHA Assistant Secretary

The U.S. Senate held a voice vote and confirmed Chris Williamson as the next assistant secretary for mine safety and health. The West Virginia native comes to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) where he was senior counsel to Chair Lauren McFerran.  Prior to working at the NLRB, Williamson held positions at…

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NSSGA, ARTBA Appeal to Supreme Court on Clean Water Act

Confusing rules promulgated by federal agencies under the Clean Water Act (CWA) are hurting the transportation construction sector’s ability to deliver infrastructure improvements that benefit all Americans, according to an amicus brief filed April 13 with the U.S. Supreme Court by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA).  In the brief,…

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NSSGA Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Young Leaders

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) gathered current Young Leaders and alumni in San Diego to celebrate the group’s 30th Anniversary. The meeting, held from May 1-4, attracted a record attendance of more than 325 participants, who heard from industry leaders; participated in community service activities; and welcomed their new committee leadership. During the Monday general session, NSSGA Chair…

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NSSGA Commends Senate Committee for Water Infrastructure Legislation

Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), and Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), ranking member of the EPW Committee, announced plans for the EPW Committee to markup the Water Resources Development Act of 2022. The Water Resources Development Act is biennial legislation that authorizes flood control, navigation, and ecosystem restoration projects for…

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AGG1 Hit It Out of the Park

AGG1 was held March 29-31 in Nashville, and the show hit it out of the park. More than 11,000 aggregates and asphalt-paving professionals filled the sold-out Music City Center exhibition floor. It was good to see everyone in person again. Congratulations to the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association for a great convention that preceded the show; and for its…

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NSSGA, ARTBA Appeal to Supreme Court on Clean Water Act

Confusing rules promulgated by federal agencies under the Clean Water Act (CWA) are hurting the transportation construction sector’s ability to deliver infrastructure improvements that benefit all Americans, according to an amicus brief filed April 13 with the U.S. Supreme Court by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA). 

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Rock Products Sponsors NSSGA Young Leaders Luncheon

At the recent National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) convention, Rock Products was once again proud to sponsor NSSGA’s Young Leaders Luncheon. A packed house enjoyed lunch and listened to motivational speaker Justin Patton, who opined that morale and the bottom line of every business suffers when leaders lack emotional intelligence and don’t take responsibility for their leadership presence. Patton was introduced by Rock Products’ Editor…

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