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NSSGA to Recognize Grassroots Leadership at Fall Meeting

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) will recognize outstanding industry advocates at the association’s upcoming Legislative and Policy Forum/Fall Board meeting, Sept. 24-28. The 2017 NSSGA Grassroots Awards will be presented to individuals for educating policymakers on the value of the aggregates industry and explaining how certain policies can benefit or harm operations around the country.

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Griesemer Addresses Congressional Small Business Committee

Louis Griesemer, from Missouri-based Springfield Underground, called on the House Small Business Committee to take action on burdensome and conflicting regulations that cause project delays and harm small operations. 

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White House Discusses Infrastructure Plans With Stakeholders

Senior Trump administration officials met Aug. 30 with various infrastructure stakeholders including executives from 27 state departments of transportation, as the administration continues to develop plans for a major investment proposal, according to the AASHTO Journal.

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Zatezalo Nominated to Head MSHA

David Zatezalo, a former coal mining executive from West Virginia, will be President Trump’s nominee for assistant secretary of labor for mine safety and health. In that role, he will head up the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). 

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Arizona Aggregates Producer to Build Border Wall Prototype

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the selection of four construction companies to build concrete prototypes of the wall President Trump has said he wants to build along with border with Mexico.

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