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Standardized Permits from County Road Agencies

By Denise Donohue, Director County Road Association of Michigan There is a lot of change in the air when it comes to transportation permits that are required to move oversize and overwidth vehicles on Michigan’s local road system.  And some of them may impact vehicles used by the road and aggregate industries, which are also…

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MDOT weight restriction being lifted effective May 3, 2018

MDOT has issued a spring weight restriction bulletin lifting restrictions for the following area effective 6:00 am Thursday, May 3, 2018. “…from the southern Michigan border north to and including US-2 from Iron Mountain to St. Ignace.  Frost restrictions are still in effect for the remainder of the state and will be imposed and enforced…

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Lt. Gov. Brian Calley Unveils FixTheSooLocks Website

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 LANSING, Mich. – Lt.  Gov.  Brian Calley today announced the launch of a new website encouraging Michiganders and people across the country to thank President Trump for calling on the need to fix and upgrade the Soo Locks and find out more about this vital national infrastructure. While visiting Michigan last…

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Support the MAA PAC

It’s common knowledge that there is more money being spent in politics today than ever before. With so much “big money” in today’s political theater, how can individuals still have a voice in the political process? One of the best ways to make sure your voice is heard is to contribute to a political action…

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MAA Works to Modify 10-Day Relocation Notice

Over the past few months, MAA has worked diligently to inform both the MDEQ and various legislators about the current problems associated with the requirements set forth in PA 451 of 1994 section 324.5505 (5) that requires that a company that has obtained a permit to install through the DEQ to notify the department at…

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Governor’s Summit on Extractive Industry – Video of Sessions Now Posted

As you may recall, back on February 13, 2018, MAA along with other industry partner’s help host the 2018 Governor’s Summit on Extractive Industries. For those that were not able to attend and learn first-hand about the various aspects of the extractive industries, the following links are provided so that you can view the noted…

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2018 MAA Scholarship Recipients Announced

As part of the 2018 MAA Awards Night, that took place on April 19, 2018, MAA provided the following individuals with scholarships from the MAA Foundation to help them pursue a career in the professional field of mineral extraction or one that supports this field.    $1500 Jacob D. Prowett – Kalamazoo Valley Community College…

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Michigan’s Aggregate Producers Recognized at Annual MAA Awards Night

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 20, 2018   CONTACT: Douglas E. Needham, P.E., MAA President 517-381-1732 or dneedham@miagg.org   Michigan’s Aggregate Producers Recognized at Annual MAA Awards Night LANSING, MI – The Michigan Aggregates Association recently honored aggregate producers during their annual Awards ceremony. On April 19, various producers and guests gathered at the Country Club…

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Construction Angels’ 2nd Annual Michigan Golf Tournament

Show your support for this great cause by participating in the 2nd Annual Construction Angels Michigan Golf Tournament! Registration is at 9:00am with a 10:00am SHOTGUN START! Entry Fee Includes: Boxed Lunch (Hot Dog, Chips, water), Green Fee, Golf Cart, Golf Shirt Prizes Include: 1st and 2nd Place Hole in One Closest to Pin Longest…

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