Tag: NSSGA

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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Photo: NSSGA

NSSGA appoints VP of government, regulatory affairs

March 25, 2019By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association promoted Michele Stanley to vice president of government and regulatory affairs.

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Fred Gerstell

Former CalMat exec Gerstell dies

March 4, 2019By

Fred Gerstell, the former chairman and chief executive at CalMat who later served Vulcan Materials as a vice chairman and a director, died last month.

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While technology tends to pull job prospects to other industries, many aggregate producers have tech opportunities available that can lead to long-lasting careers. Photo: iStock.com/SeventyFour

Solutions to staffing challenges

February 27, 2019By

Leaders at Bond Construction, Cemex, Dolese Bros. and Martin Marietta discuss how they’re overcoming the worker shortage that’s prevalent across the industry.

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Photo:From left, Vicki Kitchin, the executive director of the Build Indiana Council; John Harper, the 2019 National Asphalt Pavement Association chairman; John Grote the director of Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ 2019 construction equipment sector board; and Randy Lake, the 2019 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association chair discuss infrastructure legislation and workforce challenges at the 2019 AGG1 Academy and Expo in Indianapolis. Photo by Joe McCarthy

Industry leaders discuss infrastructure, workforce challenges

February 22, 2019By

NSSGA, NAPA and AEM leaders come together to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the related industries.

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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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The 2019 AGG1 and World of Asphalt trade show attracted 10,063 attendees to Indianapolis. Photo courtesy of World of Asphalt

How AGG1 2019 proved the doubters wrong

February 15, 2019By

Had some uncertainty about how AGG1 would fare in the Midwest in mid-February? The show wound up drawing a record number of attendees to Indianapolis, further projecting the strength of the aggregate industry in 2019.

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Photo: Allison Barwacz

AGG1 2019 boasts record attendance

February 15, 2019By

More than 10,000 people attended the 2019 AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo and World of Asphalt shows in Indianapolis.

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