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What Trump Means To The Aggregate Industry

November 11, 2016 - Donald Trump pulled off a surprising upset for the presidency on November 8, and Americans are now processing the impact a Trump administration will have on their everyday lives. Aggregate producers have a lot to absorb as they look toward the next four years, but Mike Johnson, CEO of the NSSGA offers some clarity on the road ahead for the industry in this interview with Pit & QuarryClick here for the full article.

 

MSHA: Mining Deaths Drop to Historic Lows

October 13, 2016 - The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) released data that reveals fiscal year 2016 was the safest year in mining history. According to MSHA, from Oct. 1, 2015 to Sept. 30, 2016, a record low of 24 deaths occurred at more than 13,000 mines nationwide, the lowest total since 24 deaths in fiscal year 2013. Click here for full article.

 

Congress to Delay Funding Increase Until After November Election

WASHINGTON D.C., Sept. 21 - Members of Congress are likely to go home and campaign for reelection in 10 days without giving state Departments of Transportation the stability and ability to plan for infrastructure investments that were promised in the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. Click here for full article.

 

2016-2017 KHI Scholarship Award Winners

FRANKFORT, KY, June 9, 2016 – The Kentucky Highway Industries (KHI) Scholarship Committee, co-chaired by Bob Beam, The Allen Company, and Pat Judd, Gaddie-Shamrock, LLC, recently announced their 2016 Scholarship Award Recipients. The total allocation of $62,500 will be distributed to the students during the 2016-2017 school year. Since 1998, $678,500 has been awarded to deserving students to help them achieve their educational goals. Congratulations and good luck to the following students. Click here to view the winners.

 

KYTC Release Pause 50 Plan

FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 7, 2016) –Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Secretary Greg Thomas today testified before the Interim Joint Committee on Transportation about the condition of the Road Fund cash balance—the funding source for all Cabinet operations including construction, maintenance and general support. Click here for full article and to see the Pause 50 Plan. 

 

Energy & Environment Cabinet Announces Top Appointments

FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 1, 2016) – Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Charles G. Snavely today announced the appointment of John D. Small, the director of the Division of Mine Safety, to the position of Deputy Commissioner of the Department for Natural Resources. Click here for more information and to see the other appointees.

 

Dunaway Appointed State Highway Engineer

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 20, 2016) – Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Secretary Greg Thomas today announced Patty Dunaway, P.E., will serve as state highway engineer. Dunaway becomes the second woman in Cabinet history to assume the role. Click here for more information and for other appointees.

 

NSSGA Recognizes Ron Gray w/Lifetime Service Award

Nashville, TN (March 23, 2016) Mike Johnson, President and CEO of the National Stone, Sand, and Gravel Association, recognized Ron Gray with a Lifetime Service Award at the annual NSSGA convention in Nashville, TN. The Lifetime Service Award is given to those individuals who have been outstanding advocates for the crushed stone industry. Click here for more info including photos from the event. 

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NIOSH Underground Stone Mines Conference
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KATC Requalification Exam
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KATC Sampling Technician Course
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KATC Aggregate Technician Course
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KATC Aggregate Technician Course
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KATC Aggregate Technician Couse
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2017 KHI Convention - The Westin Grand Cayman
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KCSA Safety and Education Seminar
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KCSA Summer Meeting - July 6-9, Opryland Hotel, Nashville, TN
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