Tag: NSSGA

Through P&Q's annual State of the Industry Report survey, the collective picture that came together about 2018 is a highly positive one. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Aggregate producers still going strong

December 4, 2018By

Signs point to a positive 2019 for crushed stone, sand and gravel producers despite a few surfacing headwinds.

Several members of Congress, plus EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, addressed the second annual Legislative & Policy Forum hosted at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Photo courtesy of NSSGA

What’s happening in Washington

November 21, 2018By

Five takeaways from the aggregate industry’s lobby day on Capitol Hill.

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NSSGA appoints Fuqua as VP of communications

November 16, 2018By

Chuck Fuqua will be responsible with leading communication efforts to represent the aggregate industry and advance its policy positions, according to NSSGA.

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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NSSGA breaks down the latest Trump regulatory agenda

October 29, 2018By

The agenda offers encouraging signs for the aggregate industry, according to the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA).

The Ohio delegation stormed Capitol Hill as part of NSSGA's Legislative & Policy Forum. Pictured from left are Franz Peters (Martin Marietta), Therese Dunphy (Aggregates Manager), Tim Rowan (CRH/The Shelly Company), Rep. Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio), Michael Hunt (Martin Marietta) and Pit & Quarry's Kevin Yanik and Rob Fulop. Photo by Ryan Dilworth.

5 takeaways from the industry’s Capitol Hill lobby day

October 1, 2018By

Aggregate producers, manufacturers and allied trade representatives stormed Capitol Hill last week as part of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s Legislative & Policy Forum. Here are five takeaways from the lobbying event.

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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Former NSSGA VP dies

September 20, 2018By

William “Bill” Ford, former senior vice president of the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA), has passed away.