Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - July/August 2017 - 7
The bimonthly publication
of the National Stone,
Sand & Gravel Association
Volume 33, Number 4
Community relations are integral for a
successful aggregates operations. When
quarries bring neighbors into plants and
pits, they dispel myths and concerns
held by some residents who oppose
the operations. This edition of REVIEW
highlights great community relations
practices and how to earn support from
the community for an operation.
9 AGGREGATES NEWS BLASTS - Get ready to ROCK D.C. this fall with NSSGA's new event
in our nation's capital. Also, learn which quarries have received kudos from the Wildlife
Habitat Council and what's in store for MSHA's workplace exams rule.
GALLATIN QUARRY DEMONSTRATES COMMUNITY RELATIONS EXCELLENCE -
NSSGA congratulates Rogers Group and Gallatin Quarry for its exceptional community
relations efforts. With ongoing charity and volunteer efforts, Gallatin Quarry is a leader in
its work to give back to local schools.
THERE AND BACK AGAIN - CalPortland has found a way to have their aggregates and eat
(or sometime even drink) them too, so to speak.
REGULATORY REFORM EFFORTS UNDERWAY - NSSGA is tackling burdensome regulations
head-on with the support of an administration that seems willing to support industry.
CELEBRATING 25 YEARS OF YOUNG LEADERS - A record crowd and professional
advice from industry magnates highlighted the 25th anniversary meeting of NSSGA's
NSSGA @ WORK - No rest for the weary. NSSGA staff, leaders and members are constantly
at work to benefit the industry.
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