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Cemex's Balcones Quarry received a gold Community Relations Excellence Award from the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association, and also received the Stars of Excellence award. Photo: P&Q Staff

NSSGA names Community Relations Excellence Award winners

September 21, 2022By

Danville Quarry, the top scoring gold award winner, was also named the plantum award winner on the first day of NSSGA’s Legislative & Policy Forum.

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

Biden administration pushes for gas tax pause

June 27, 2022By

As gas prices continue to rise across the country, the Biden administration is asking Congress for a three-month pause to the 18 cents-per-gallon gas tax.

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NSSGA Annual Convention underway in Nashville

March 27, 2022By

Hundreds of aggregate industry professionals are in the Music City for the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) Annual Convention.

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NSSGA’s digital convention is a wrap

March 9, 2021By

According to the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), hundreds of industry leaders participated in its 2021 Annual Convention.

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Martin Marietta’s Thomey earns NSSGA’s Wendt award

March 9, 2021By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) presented David Thomey with its Barry K. Wendt Commitment Award, recognizing his voice as a leading one for the aggregate industry.

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Court decision allows for quicker infrastructure improvement, associations say

March 5, 2021By

The Navigable Waters Protection Rule will take effect in Colorado, providing benefits to producers, according to industry associations.

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Buttigieg confirmed as DOT secretary, the industry reacts

February 2, 2021By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association and the Associated Equipment Distributors applauded the Senate’s quick confirmation of Pete Buttigieg as transportation secretary.

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NSSGA's Michael Johnson, left, and Michele Stanley joined P&Q to recap the 2020 election look ahead to the Biden administration, and more. Photos: NSSGA

NSSGA leaders provide glimpse of road ahead in Washington

December 8, 2020By

Michael Johnson and Michele Stanley of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) paid P&Q a visit to share reactions to the 2020 election and how aggregate industry issues may play with the Biden administration and a divided Congress.

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The fully automated water recycling system uses and recycles about 14,000 gallons of water per minute to separate sand fines. Photo by Kevin Yanik

The industry reacts to the new WOTUS definition

January 24, 2020By

Aggregate producers were quick to weigh in on the Environmental Protection Agency’s replacement Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule, which should ease the burden they felt from a previous definition.

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