Category Archives: Legislative News

NSSGA applauds the release of the ATIA

NSSGA applauds the release of the ATIA

NSSGA applauds Senate Environment and Public Works Committee release of the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act ALEXANDRIA, VA – National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) President and CEO Michael W. Johnson issued the following statement applauding today’s release of the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act (ATIA). “We strongly support the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act released today […]

Doosan Infracore North America introduces three new models to expand its mini excavator offering

Doosan Infracore North America introduces three new models to expand its mini excavator offering

Doosan Infracore North America LLC is bolstering its mini excavator lineup with the addition of three new models in the 3.5-, 4- and 5-ton classes: the Doosan® DX35-5, DX42-5 and DX50-5. Doosan now offers its U.S. and Canadian customers a wider range of excavators – from 3.5 to 50 tons. The updated Doosan mini excavator […]

NSSGA members see value in quarry tours

NSSGA members see value in quarry tours

by Evan Johnson, NSSGA Communications Coordinator Congress is working hard to pass a number of key infrastructure bills this summer that will provide innumerous benefits to the aggregates industry. To keep the pressure on our elected officials and build relationships with these lawmakers, NSSGA recommends that member operations host as many of their congressional representatives […]

Aquajet Systems upgrades its Aqua Cutter hydrodemolition robots with versatile Super Lance 3000

Aquajet Systems upgrades its Aqua Cutter hydrodemolition robots with versatile Super Lance 3000

MONROE, WA – Aquajet Systems AB recently introduced a new, more versatile lance system for its Aqua Cutter hydrodemolition robots. The Super Lance 3000 replaces the previous lance and allows contractors to use a single lance for any pressure up to 43,500 psi (3,000 bar). The modular system can be assembled in a number of […]

Seeking input on OSHA’s silica exposure rule

Seeking input on OSHA’s silica exposure rule

The CDRA worked to modify OSHA’s employee silica exposure regulation before it officially came out more than a year ago. The rule affected many sectors of the construction industry, including concrete recyclers. We were successful in removing almost all the onerous sections of the rule. The paramount part of the rule is Table 1, which […]