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Tag: Michael Johnson

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Infrastructure bill’s implementation remains top priority

October 31, 2022By

Producers, manufacturers and others vested in aggregates recently gathered in Washington to lobby
on behalf of the industry.

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Rocky Mountain Rail Park offers both rail and non-rail served industrial zoned parcels to users. Photo: miflippo/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

NSSGA: Freight rail issues severely impacting producers

April 26, 2022By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) says declining rail service and unwarranted price increases for aggregate shippers are delaying and increasing costs for infrastructure projects.

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The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s Annual Convention took place at the Omni Nashville Hotel and in conjunction with AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo. Photo: P&Q Staff

Highlights from the 2022 NSSGA Annual Convention

April 20, 2022By

National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) leaders covered a lot of ground during their annual convention in Nashville, Tennessee. Find out what you missed.

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EPA under the Trump administration argued that the Navigable Waters Protection rule ended decades of uncertainty over where federal jurisdiction begins and ends. Photo: P&Q Staff

NSSGA: Regulation maze jeopardizing infrastructure goals

April 15, 2022By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) and American Road & Transportation Builders Association say Clean Water Act rules are hurting the transportation sector’s ability to fix the nation’s roads and bridges.

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Senate confirms new MSHA head

April 12, 2022By

Chris Williamson, who was nominated to be assistant secretary at the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) about four months ago, was finally confirmed for the post.

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AGG1 and World of Asphalt sold out the trade show floor of the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo: P&Q Staff

Record AGG1, World of Asphalt max out Music City Center

April 1, 2022By

The co-located trade shows saw record attendance in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Hubacz takes over as NSSGA chairwoman

March 30, 2022By

Bond Construction Corp.’s Karen Hubacz succeeds Rogers Group’s Darin Matson, making her the first chairwoman in National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) history.

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Suzio receives NSSGA’s Wendt award

March 29, 2022By

York Hill Trap Rock Quarry vice president Ric Suzio was on hand to receive the award in Nashville, Tennessee.

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The federal tax on gasoline has not changed since 1993. Photo: Willard/ iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Gas tax pause proposed in Senate

February 17, 2022By

A bill proposing a suspension of the federal gas tax is facing stiff opposition from industry organizations such as the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association.

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