Aggregates Industry Faces Workforce Shortage

Written by Alyssa Burley.

The construction aggregates industry is facing a shortage in its workforce. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the median age for someone working in the mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction industries was 41.5 in 2014. Younger generations are not entering the industry like they used to. As a result, the issue is becoming a common topic of concern throughout the industry.

NSSGA Award Season Opens to Recognize Aggregate Innovators

Written by Alyssa Burley.

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) is preparing to recognize the nation’s top aggregate operators.

“NSSGA offers a variety of company and individual recognitions to highlight the industry’s best practices and innovative companies, who operate safely, engage their communities and are stewards of the environment. The association will also award individual honors to recognize operations and industry professionals for their contributions to the stone, sand and gravel industry as a whole,” according the organization’s website.