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Hanson Aggregates donates reclaimed mine property

October 30, 2018By

A South Carolina site donated about 200 acres of reclaimed wildlife mine property to a wildlife rescue organization.

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The Ohio delegation stormed Capitol Hill as part of NSSGA's Legislative & Policy Forum. Pictured from left are Franz Peters (Martin Marietta), Therese Dunphy (Aggregates Manager), Tim Rowan (CRH/The Shelly Company), Rep. Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio), Michael Hunt (Martin Marietta) and Pit & Quarry's Kevin Yanik and Rob Fulop. Photo by Ryan Dilworth.

5 takeaways from the industry’s Capitol Hill lobby day

October 1, 2018By

Aggregate producers, manufacturers and allied trade representatives stormed Capitol Hill last week as part of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s Legislative & Policy Forum. Here are five takeaways from the lobbying event.

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Regulatory measures to keep an eye on this year

Regulatory measures to keep an eye on this year

May 23, 2018By

A target date was set for the Environmental Protection Agency to release a proposed rewrite of the 2015 Waters of the United States rule, but that’s not the only rule aggregate producers should be watching.

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Things to consider if OSHA’s silica dust rule affects you

April 2, 2018By

An Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) rule on respirable crystalline silica is coming down in June for general industry and maritime.

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EPA puts WOTUS on hold, to rework rule

February 3, 2018By

Implementation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule is officially delayed until 2020.

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Quiz: Do you have what it takes to keep your operation environmentally friendly?

February 2, 2018By

Keeping your operation environmentally friendly is crucial for you and your employees. Take this quiz to find out if you’re able to perform this task.

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Photo by Kevin Yanik.

EPA administrator, Interior secretary visit with industry

September 26, 2017By

The administrator of the U.S. EPA and the secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior appeared at NSSGA’s inaugural Legislative & Policy Forum this week. Find out what they had to say.

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Supplier of custom dredges opens in California

September 1, 2017By

Aggregate Dredge Solutions is a new company that specializes in custom-built mechanical dredges for the aggregate industry.

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