TACA Holds Capitol Day

On Feb. 28, more than 40 members of the Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association (TACA) visited with Texas legislators to discuss issues important to the aggregate, concrete and cement industries, including policy priorities and budget proposals before the 88th Texas State Legislature. “TACA’s Capitol Day is a great opportunity for legislators and their staffs to connect with our members, who…

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TACA Members Gather for Environmental & Safety Seminar

The Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association (TACA) welcomed 112 attendees to its Environmental & Safety Seminar on Oct. 27-28 at the Marriott Riverwalk in San Antonio. Industry professionals delivered topical presentations on managing environmental and safety regulations and other issues facing TACA members.  One conference session, “Responsible Sourcing: Pathway to Sustainable Manufacturing,” explored how the world will double its building…

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TACA Members Learn How Conservation Can Increase Profitability

The Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association (TACA) welcomed more than 50 attendees to its Environmental & Sustainability Seminar on Sept. 23-24 at the Marriott Riverwalk in San Antonio. Industry professionals delivered topical presentations on the environmental and sustainable regulations and issues facing TACA members today, including the Biden administration’s environmental policies; how to be audit-ready in a post-COVID world; the…

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TACA Teaches Texas Teachers

By Mark S. Kuhar How do industrial minerals enhance our daily lives and how are they mined in Texas? In July, 14 Texas science teachers learned the answers at an intensive industrial minerals mining workshop jointly sponsored by the Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association (TACA) and the Texas Mining and Reclamation Association (TMRA). During the week-long teacher training, which took…

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First Look – August 2021

TOP NEWS • USGS STATS • ECONOMIC INDICATORS • MSHA WATCH • ENERGY TOP NEWS Industry Leaders Share Growth Projections  The Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association at its 67th Annual Meeting heard a National Economic Report presented by Jon Hockenyos, president of TXP Inc., an economic analysis and public policy consulting firm. New Frontier Materials Buys Fred Weber Assets New Frontier…

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