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The bimonthly publication
of the National Stone,
Sand & Gravel Association
July/August 2018
Volume 34, Number 4

Every year, NSSGA
proudly recognizes
outstanding community
relations efforts from
member operations.
See how the FEC and
Stringtown Quarries
work hard throughout
the year to bring their
communities closer to
their quarries.

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FEATURES
11 AGGREGATES NEWS BLASTS

NSSGA attended a meeting a the White House as part of ongoing efforts to discuss the WOTUS rule,
which the EPA intends to release a proposed rewrite of in August 2018. Bill Schmitz of Gernatt
Gravel Products, Inc., in Collins, N.Y., testified on behalf of NSSGA during an April 25, 2018,
hearing on "American Infrastructure and the Small Business Perspective." MSHA told NSSGA that
the agency will not issue citations related to the new Workplace Exams Rule until Oct. 1, 2018.
WRDA passed both houses of Congress and is set to be signed into law.

14 SETTING THE PLATINUM STANDARD FOR COMMUNITY RELATIONS

FEC Quarry and Stringtown Quarry each received Community Relations Platinum Awards of
Excellence at the 2018 NSSGA Annual Convention. Read about what makes these quarries the
platinum standard in community relations.

21 MARIJUANA IN THE WORKPLACE: WHAT EMPLOYERS SHOULD DO NOW

With medical and recreational marijuana legalization on the rise, employers may encounter issues
related to off-the-job conduct and need to determine when workers pose a "direct threat to safety"
as a result of marijuana use.

26 YOUNG LEADERS MEETING SETS RECORDS

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More than 250 people attended the 2018 Young Leaders Annual Meeting in La Jolla, Calif., in April.
The Annual Meeting brings together people from aggregates companies, equipment manufacturers
and service providers for three days of networking, community service and presentations from
aggregates executives.

31 NSSGA STUDENT CHAPTERS:
CREATING A WORKFORCE TALENT PIPELINE FOR THE AGGREGATES INDUSTRY

It's no secret that the aggregates industry workforce is aging and that rising numbers of skilled
workers retiring is leaving a hole that isn't being filled
by new talent. In response to the looming workforce
shortage, NSSGA supports student chapters at colleges,
universities and technical schools with quarryingOn the Web:
related programs.
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - July/August 2018

Aggregates News Blasts
Setting the Platinum Standard for Community Relations
Marijuana in the Workplace: What Employers Should Do Now
Young Leaders Meeting Sets Records
Nssga Student Chapters: Creating a Workforce Talent Pipeline for the Aggregates Industry
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - July/August 2018 - Intro
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - July/August 2018 - Aggregates News Blasts
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - July/August 2018 - Setting the Platinum Standard for Community Relations
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - July/August 2018 - Marijuana in the Workplace: What Employers Should Do Now
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - July/August 2018 - Young Leaders Meeting Sets Records
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - July/August 2018 - Nssga Student Chapters: Creating a Workforce Talent Pipeline for the Aggregates Industry
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - July/August 2018 - Rip & Share
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - July/August 2018 - 36
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - July/August 2018 - Equipment Guide
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - July/August 2018 - Products & Services Guide
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - July/August 2018 - Index of Advertisers
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