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| AGGREGATES ALERTS

FAA Funding
Flew to
President's
Desk

IN EARLY OCTOBER, the U.S. Senate approved a reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration
(FAA) by a vote of 93-6, sending the $43.35 billion,
five-year bill to the president's desk.
Funding for the Airport Improvement Program,
which allows airports to build up runways, taxiways,
aprons and roads, remained at $3.35 billion each
year through 2023. However, an additional and $1
billion each year was created for airports in rural
areas to apply for grants to improve their facilities.
The measure will also expand eligible uses of federal
grants at airports and provide additional funds for
disaster relief and modify federal disaster programs.
"This is a strong step toward securing stable
funding for our infrastructure at a time when our
country is no longer first in any mode of transportation," said Michael W. Johnson, NSSGA president and
CEO. "The number of airline passengers continues
to increase, and yet, the last airport built in our
country was Denver International in 1995. We need
more bipartisan funding bills like this to improve
our infrastructure."
The legislation, however, did not increase the
Passenger Facility Charge that airports can levy for
airport improvement projects or lift the $4.50 cap
on the fee.

Celebrations
of Life
PAUL I. DETWILER JR., 85, of Bedford, Pa., passed away peacefully
on Oct. 11, 2018, with his family
by his side. He was an owner of
the fifth-generation New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc. and
worked there for over 55 years.
Detwiler loved his work and
spending time in the quarries.
Known to rarely miss a day of
work, he was a very dedicated owner who always
focused on growing the company.
"Paul had a clear passion for his family, community,
the people who worked at New Enterprise and the
entire aggregates industry," said Michael W. Johnson,
NSSGA president and CEO. "His innovative ideas and
commitment to excellence live on, and our condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to the Detwiler
family and everyone at New Enterprise."
Detwiler was a captain in the U.S. Air Force and
a member of Bedford Presbyterian Church. He was
involved in the Bedford Rotary Club, Bedford Masonic
Lodge, Shriners, Elks Lodge Flickers. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bedford Presbyterian
Church, P.O. Box 7, Bedford, PA 15522, or to Old Bedford
Village, 220 Sawblade Road Bedford, PA, 15522.
WILLIAM "BILL" FORD passed
away on Saturday, Sept. 15,
2018, due to complications of
Alzheimer's Disease. Ford joined
the National Stone Association in
1990 and served as NSSGA's senior
vice president by his retirement
in 2011. He is remembered by
colleagues as a true champion of
the industry who always treated
his teammates with respect and kindness. "Bill's wisdom and leadership helped protect public safety and
advance the goals of NSSGA's members," said Johnson.
"On behalf of our association and the entire industry,
we offer our sincerest condolences to Bill's friends
and family."

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Aggregates News Blasts
Tech Focus: Hyundai’s AAVM
2019 NSSGA Annual Convention Preview
2019 AGG1 Academy & Expo
Rocks Build America’s Future
Legislative & Policy Forum Recap
Winner’s Circle
Tech Focus: Caterpillar’s Next Generation
Withstanding Extreme Wear in Bulk Material Handling Equipment
NSSGA Photo Contest
Rip & Share
Products & Services Guide
Index of Advertisers
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - November/December 2018 - Tech Focus: Hyundai’s AAVM
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - November/December 2018 - 2019 NSSGA Annual Convention Preview
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - November/December 2018 - Rocks Build America’s Future
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - November/December 2018 - Legislative & Policy Forum Recap
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - November/December 2018 - 39
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - November/December 2018 - Winner’s Circle
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - November/December 2018 - Tech Focus: Caterpillar’s Next Generation
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - November/December 2018 - Withstanding Extreme Wear in Bulk Material Handling Equipment
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - November/December 2018 - 44
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - November/December 2018 - 45
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - November/December 2018 - NSSGA Photo Contest
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - November/December 2018 - 48
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - November/December 2018 - Rip & Share
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - November/December 2018 - Products & Services Guide
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - November/December 2018 - Index of Advertisers
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