Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 15

| FEATURE

Aggregates in 2018
By Michael W. Johnson
NSSGA President and CEO

THERE IS NO QUESTION that our
industry will face both opportunities and challenges in 2018, but
this year is looking rock solid for
stone, sand and gravel producers
and NSSGA.
Personally, I am looking forward
to the first opportunity we'll have
to come together as an industry at
NSSGA's 2018 Annual Convention and
AGG1 Academy & Expo in Houston,
March 4-7. The city is open for business following the flooding from last
year's hurricane season. We did a
thorough survey of the convention
spaces, meeting rooms and hotels,
and everything is ready for our biggest convention and trade show ever.
It is the ideal place to gather and
discuss the issues that are important to our businesses, learn about
the advocacy efforts that NSSGA is
pursuing with the support of members, renew old friendships and make
new connections.
Our convention will be co-located
with both the Portland Cement
Association and the National Ready
Mixed Concrete Association, as
NSSGA endeavors to bring together
our larger professional family to
make the decisions that will ultimately shape the future of our
industry.
As we did in Nashville, Tenn.,
in 2016, we welcome everyone to
another Country Concert Night. This
year will feature country legends
Sawyer Brown and Little Texas with
their hit: God Bless Texas.
The sold-out AGG1 Academy &
Expo show floor, co-located with
the World of Asphalt, will bring the
leading manufacturers and suppliers

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sessions planned over the three days
of the show, covering a wide range
of aggregates-focused topics in four
topic tracks.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018

Aggregates Alerts
A LOOK AHEAD TO 2018
EVERYTHING’S BIGGER IN TEXAS
WORLD CLASS EDUCATION
GURLEY QUARRY EXCELS AT BEING VISIBLE AND INVISIBLE
HALL OF FAME WELCOMES NEW FACES
Rip & Share
2018 Product Preview Section
Products & Services Guide
Index of Advertisers
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - Intro
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - cover1
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - cover2
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - insert1
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - insert2
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 3
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 4
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 5
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 6
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 7
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 8
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 9
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - Aggregates Alerts
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Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 12
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 13
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 14
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - A LOOK AHEAD TO 2018
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 16
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - EVERYTHING’S BIGGER IN TEXAS
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 18
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 19
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 20
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 21
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 22
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - WORLD CLASS EDUCATION
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 24
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 25
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 26
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 27
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 28
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - GURLEY QUARRY EXCELS AT BEING VISIBLE AND INVISIBLE
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 30
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 31
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 32
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 33
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 34
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - HALL OF FAME WELCOMES NEW FACES
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 36
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - Rip & Share
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 38
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 39
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 40
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 41
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 2018 Product Preview Section
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 43
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 44
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 45
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 46
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 47
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 48
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 49
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - Products & Services Guide
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 51
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - Index of Advertisers
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 53
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 54
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 55
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - 56
Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - January/February 2018 - cover3
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