More Articles for National Stone Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA)

The best gets better – Introducing the new re-designed Trellex ABC 70 Pre-Cleaner

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

The best gets better – Introducing the new re-designed Trellex ABC 70 Pre-Cleaner

The Trellex ABC 70 is a patented Metso belt scraper already well known and appreciated for its effectiveness and long life. Now we’ve made it even better - adjusting the design and materials to increase wear life by 25%, improve ...

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Brigade Electronics Demonstrates NEW Wireless Camera Monitor System at Hillhead.

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

Brigade Electronics Demonstrates NEW Wireless Camera Monitor System at Hillhead.

Brigade Electronics Demonstrates NEW Wireless Camera Monitor System at Hillhead. Brigade Electronics demonstration truck will be on display at Hillhead this year with all its latest vehicle safety products including their NEW wireless camera monitor system. Wireless camera-monitor systems have been on ...

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Keeping the ‘Class’ in Classifying Tanks

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

Keeping the ‘Class’ in Classifying Tanks

Long-term operation and maintenance of your classifying tanks can be achieved by following five simple tips. By Tom Moore and Dave Schellberg   Sand classifying tanks have been used for more than 50 years for refining glacial/alluvial ‘natural’ and ‘manufactured’ sands and sand ...

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Intermat 2012 — A Look at Intermat

Brooke Wisdom - Mar 21, 2012

Intermat 2012 — A Look at Intermat

Come to Paris in April for Intermat 2012 to see what the construction industry has up its sleeves for 2012 and beyond. Ahhh, springtime in Paris! Cobblerumble of construction equipment. That’s right; it’s time, once again, for Intermat, one of the ...

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John Deere 750K Dozer

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

John Deere 750K Dozer

The new 750K crawler dozer features a John Deere PowerTech™ 6.8-L IT4 diesel engine that provides 155-165 hp at 1,800 rpm. A hydrostatic transmission gives customers infinite speed control, power management, live power turns, counter rotation while staying in gear, ...

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Section 103(k) Shutdowns

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

Section 103(k) Shutdowns

MSHA’s expansive use of Section 103(k) orders is a derogation of the purpose and intent of an enforcement tool In the last year, the Federal Mine Safety and Health Administration has shut down several mines and imposed significant operating costs on ...

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The Nation’s Top 25 Construction Aggregates Producers

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

The Nation’s Top 25 Construction Aggregates Producers

In 2010, the market appeared to bottom out with production continuing its downward trend and average unit values down for the first time since 1998. U.S. production of construction aggregates in 2010 was 2.14 billion short tons valued at $17 billion, ...

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AGG1: Something Old, Something New

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

AGG1: Something Old, Something New

A hard-hit construction industry makes it tough to grow a show, but the 3-year-old AGG1 is creating a place for education and the latest innovations.   Now in its third year, the AGG1 trade show may be in a holding pattern in ...

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House Republicans scale back highway bill

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 24, 2012

House Republicans decided on Feb. 23 to abandon their proposed change to delink transit funding from highway user fees, according to a Special Legislative Update report from the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) from the same day. The decision ...

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Video and pic report from Rally for the Roads in D.C.

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 25, 2011

Video and pic report from Rally for the Roads in D.C.

Better Roads Editor-in-Chief John Latta attended the May 25 "Rally for the Roads" on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. He has sent back raw footage from the event as well as photos. Check out the videos and pics below to ...

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NSSGA chair: ‘We must take America back’

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 07, 2011

The release of House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s FY 2012 budget plan comes with mixed emotions in the industry, says the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA). Although the organization says it applauds and shares his interest in consolidating ...

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Granite Construction operation gets top honors from NSSGA for environmental excellence

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 06, 2011

Granite Construction Co.’s Indio Hot Mix Asphalt and Aggregate Plant was one of six National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) Gold Award Environmental Excellence Winners throughout the United States. Other winners included operations in Powhatan, Va.; Dupont, Wash.; Willard, ...

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