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||CleanEpisode 11 - Is Infrastructure on Congress’ To Do List?||After seeing incredible bipartisan support for aviation and water infrastructure bills, the 116th Congress is poised to take action on a substantial infrastructure bill in 2019. So while a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill never emerged in this...||11/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10 - Highlights from D.C.||Influential regulators from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) recently shared updates on the issues that impact the aggregates industry with NSSGA members at the 2018 Legislative Policy & Forum....||10/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChina's Infrastructure Boom with Axios’ Bill Bishop||In this episode of NSSGA’s podcast, Axios reporter Bill Bishop discusses Chinese infrastructure plans with Michael W. Johnson, NSSGA president and CEO, and host Patrick Dunne. Most recently, Bishop wrote about China’s plans to create a megacity...||9/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFace to Face with Congress||Experts break down the steps to have an effective meeting with a member of Congress - and then use that to build a relationship. From what to expect after walking in the door, to telling a short and compelling story and then following up after the...||8/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7 - Leadership Lessons with Ted Baker||In this episode of NSSGA’s podcast, Ted Baker, president and CEO of Blue Water Industries, shares his thoughts on discipline and leadership. Also highlighted are upcoming opportunities for operators to engage with lawmakers on how rocks build the...||7/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6 - Big Work for Small Producers||Small companies are the backbone of the American economy, and it’s no different in the aggregates industry. John and Clay Albright, of Caldwell Stone Co. based in Danville, Ky., talk about their tips for managing a small, family-owned quarry. They...||7/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWater Infrastructure Funding and the Woes of WOTUS||Ports, dams and waterways are critical to American communities and the nation's economy. Rep. Bob Gibbs, R-Ohio, talks about the House Water Resources Development Act that invests $2.7 billion in our water infrastructure. The bill still needs to pass...||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4 - Leadership Lessons with NSSGA's Chairman||In this episode of NSSGA’s podcast, Randy Lake, president of CRH Americas Materials and NSSGA chairman, shares advice on leadership and building a successful career in the aggregates industry. He also discusses the importance of mentors and building..||5/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3 - MSHA's Workplace Exams Rule and an Interview with Rep. Sam Graves, R-Mo.||What's up with MSHA's Workplace Exams Rule? We share an overview of the changes and its impact on aggregates operators. Plus, an interview with Rep. Sam Graves, R-Mo., Chairman of the House Committee on Highways & Transit and a member of the House...||5/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2 - Omnibus Spending and MSHA's Small Mines Office||Where did MSHA’s Office of Small Mines go? Established in 2003, the office offered compliance assistance to operators – particularly small quarries – prior to inspections. The office, which was independent of the inspectorate, was...||4/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1 - The Latest on Tax Reform||Catch up on the latest on tax reform from NSSGA.||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Great source of information for staying on top of what is happening in the industry.
Infrastructure is critical to our daily lives. NSSGA does a great job of covering the stories and news about infrastructure and politics.