Tag: regulation

Weldon Materials' Bob Weldon is the new chairman of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association. Photo courtesy of NSSGA

Incoming NSSGA chairman Weldon outlines his vision

February 12, 2019By

With infrastructure and other key industry issues on the line in Washington, incoming NSSGA chairman Bob Weldon sees tremendous opportunities ahead.

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Report: Construction spending reaches record high

November 3, 2018By

Spending should stay robust through early 2019, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. But trade disputes, workforce shortages and rising interest rates threaten to undermine long-term growth in construction demand.

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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).

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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.

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EPA puts WOTUS on hold, to rework rule

February 3, 2018By

Implementation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule is officially delayed until 2020.

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EPA administrator, Interior secretary visit with industry

September 26, 2017By

The administrator of the U.S. EPA and the secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior appeared at NSSGA’s inaugural Legislative & Policy Forum this week. Find out what they had to say.

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State’s budget addresses government control of quarries

September 21, 2017By

Wisconsin’s governor vetoed a provision in the state budget that would have taken away the rights of local governments to regulate aggregate operations.

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Workplace exams rule to be re-examined

September 12, 2017By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration’s (MSHA) rule on workplace exams may be getting a makeover.

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