Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW - March/April 2018 - 9
The bimonthly publication
of the National Stone,
Sand & Gravel Association
Volume 34, Number 2
This year, the aggregates
on Houston for the
2018 AGG1 Academy
and NSSGA Annual
sessions, with energizing
speakers who inspire
action and change. These
are can't-miss events if
you work in aggregates.
highlights of exciting
industry events coming
13 AGGREGATES NEWS BLASTS
Learn how NSSGA has worked to keep the need for infrastructure funding in front of lawmakers
as budgets and spending bills were debated. Get best practices for handling materials and see
safety infographics from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. Learn about the
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia's ruling on the Occupational Safety and Health
Administration Silica Standard.
17 AGGREGATES ASSIST IN HURRICANE RELIEF
As states and territories were devastated by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, NSSGA members provided
necessary aid to help the relief efforts.
21 TRUMP REGULATORY AGENDA
The Trump administration continued efforts to repeal excess regulations with the release of the
Fall Regulatory Agenda.
22 WELCOME LETTER TO HOUSTON
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner welcomes attendees of the NSSGA Annual Convention and
AGG1 Academy & Expo.
23 2018 AGG1 ACADEMY & EXPO
The AGG1 Academy is the one place to go to learn about virtually every aspect of the aggregates
industry. The practical knowledge you'll gain and proven techniques you'll learn about will enable
you to manage your operation more effectively, efficiently and profitably.
39 2018 NSSGA ANNUAL CONVENTION
This year, NSSGA focused on assembling a remarkable lineup of speakers to deliver engaging
anecdotes and advice on topics of leadership and issues affecting your business.
45 2018 YOUNG LEADERS ANNUAL MEETING
The 2018 YL Annual Meeting will be held April 25-28 at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines in
La Jolla, Calif. - situated on the beautiful Pacific coast and directly adjacent to the famed
Torrey Pines golf course.
47 THERE IS A RIGHT WAY AND A WRONG WAY TO
INTRODUCE YOUR QUARRY APPLICATION
In today's environment of instant, easy and digital
communication, opposing a development is easier than
it has been in the past. It is now far easier to earn
attention - positive and negative - for a development
project using email, Facebook, Twitter and other
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