Tag: government

Weldon Materials' Bob Weldon is the new chairman of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association. Photo courtesy of NSSGA

Incoming NSSGA chairman Weldon outlines his vision

February 12, 2019By

With infrastructure and other key industry issues on the line in Washington, incoming NSSGA chairman Bob Weldon sees tremendous opportunities ahead.

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At the 2019 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference, NSSGA's Michael Johnson, right, joined Pit & Quarry's Kevin Yanik for a discussion on legislative and regulatory affairs. Photo by PamElla Lee

Will Congress pass an infrastructure bill in 2019?

January 31, 2019By

NSSGA’s Michael Johnson discussed the possibility at the 2019 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference.

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P&Q Roundtable attendees are largely optimistic about the new tax law but they have serious questions about how it affects Congress’ ability to pass something meaningful on infrastructure. Photo: iStock.com/ Ron and Patty Thomas

What the Election Day results probably mean for the aggregate industry

November 12, 2018By

Now that the House is in the hands of Democrats and the Senate is in Republican control, can our Congress come to terms on major legislative issues like infrastructure?

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Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-Alabama)

Addressing America’s workforce training issue

September 25, 2018By

Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-Alabama) visited with the industry at the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s Legislative & Policy Forum, stressing the need for new approaches to workforce training.

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NSSGA develops award for infrastructure champions

August 23, 2018By

Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pennsylvania) will receive the inaugural award from the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA).

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Photo courtesy of Martin Marietta

Why Martin Marietta is optimistic about the months to come

February 13, 2018By

Coming off a record-setting 2017, the fundamental drivers for additional growth at Martin Marietta remain in play according to Ward Nye.

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The six principles of Trump’s infrastructure plan

February 12, 2018By

President Trump unveiled his legislative goals Monday to rebuild the nation’s crumbling infrastructure with a six-point plan.

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MSHA’s transitions through the Trump Administration

January 8, 2018By and

A number of issues occupied the attention of the mining industry in 2017. Most of these issues arose as a result of the new administration in Washington.

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