Tag: Michael Johnson

Some aggregate industry leaders see a potential end to the journey of securing adequate infrastructure funding. Photo iStock.com/undefined

Coming together on our crumbling infrastructure

May 24, 2019By

The long road to secure adequate funding for our nation’s roads and bridges stretches on, but some industry leaders see a potential end in sight.

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NSSGA’s Johnson writes Trump urging action on infrastructure

May 22, 2019By

Michael Johnson, president and CEO of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), reached out to President Trump and congressional leaders encouraging them to take the next steps on a critical industry issue.

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USGS again ranked Cemex’s Balcones Quarry as the top crushed stone-producing operation in the nation. Photo by Kevin Yanik

How producers, manufacturers prioritize employee safety

May 13, 2019By

Safety is the focus in protecting manufacturer’s employees and for the producers who incorporate new tech into their operations.

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NSSGA President and CEO Michael Johnson, right, with P&Q’s Kevin Yanik during the Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference. Photo courtesy of PamElla Lee Photography.

The latest on legislative & government affairs

April 19, 2019By

Michael Johnson, president and CEO of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association, discussed developments in Washington at the 2019 P&Q Roundtable & Conference.

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Aggregate producers are raising concerns as MSHA merges coal inspectors with the metal/nonmetal mining sector. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Aggregate producers reflect on ‘One MSHA’ initiative

April 12, 2019By

A number of producers are troubled by the shift of Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) inspectors from the coal side to metal/nonmetal the initiative.

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CRH's Randy Lake, left, and Weldon Materials' Bob Weldon. Photo courtesy of NSSGA

Slideshow: 2019 NSSGA Annual Convention highlights

February 19, 2019By

Photo highlights from the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) 2019 Annual Convention in Indianapolis.

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Convention notebook: Infrastructure, seat belt safety drive discussion

February 12, 2019By

Infrastructure legislation and seat belt safety were two topics that emerged during the NSSGA Annual Convention in Indianapolis.

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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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