Michigan Aggregates Association

General Membership Bulletins

Department of Natural Resources names Bill O’Neill deputy director

Michigan Department of Natural Resources Director Keith Creagh today announced that Bill O’Neill has been named natural resources deputy for the agency, effective Sunday, Aug. 13. Current natural resources deputy, Bill Moritz, is leaving his position with the DNR to work for the Wildlife Management Institute. head-and-shoulders shot of Bill O’Neill, new Michigan DNR natural…

2017 MNDSA Award Recipient – John Friend

It is with great honor and pride that we announce the recipient of the 2017 Michael Newman Distinguished Service Award is John Friend from Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). John was the MDOT Bureau Director for Field Service Operations where he was responsible for statewide authority for standards, specifications and policies associated with MDOT construction…

2017 Sylvania Minerals Quarry Challenge

On September 24, 2017, Great Lakes Aggregates – Sylvania Minerals Quarry is hosting a 5K Quarry Challenge. This Quarry Challenge is a new 5K experience in Southeast Michigan! This course is one of the most challenging courses in Michigan and will definitely provide a thorough workout! The experience and views are spectacular. You won’t want…

(US Silica Donates High-Quality Coastal Wetlands) 95 acres of wetlands and Hull’s Trace now in preservation agreement

By Dean Cousino Monroe News staff reporter The public-private partnership in Brownstown Township is meant to help tell the story of the War of 1812 and Michigan’s early history. BROWNSTOWN TOWNSHIP — Federal, state and local officials are hailing a public-private partnership to preserve a corduroy road dating back to the War of 1812 and…

Good Jobs for Michigan

At the request of the Governor’s office, MAA has joined the “Good Jobs for Michigan” coalition and has been hitting the pavement in an effort to drum up support for the “Good Jobs for Michigan” package. A quick highlight of the package is as follows: • The Good Jobs for Michigan legislation provides an incentive…

Great Lakes Aggregates – Sylvania Minerals Quarry Hosts Elementary School Tour

Carri Dyl – Ritter Elementary School Teacher recently provided the following regarding an exciting and informative trip to the Great Lakes Aggregates – Sylvania Minerals Quarry Ritter Elementary second graders recently took a trip to the Sylvania Minerals Quarry. The trip was sponsored by the Quarry. The kids were provided with a pizza lunch (YEAH)…

MAA Plays Active Role in 7th Annual Construction Science Expo

MAA played a key role in exposing 1,000 Detroit school students to the many career opportunities in the construction and design industry. A special thanks to City of Detroit Mayor Duggan, Representative Leslie Love and Andy Doctoroff from Governor Snyder’s office for their support and helping kick off this great event. This annual event exposes…

MAA Lobbies D.C. for Sustainable Infrastructure Funding

Last week, MAA along with various companies from not only Michigan but also across the nation visited Washington D.C. to take part in the 2017 Transportation Construction Coalition – Fly In. The Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) was established in 1996 and includes 31 national associations (including NSSGA) and labor unions with a direct market interest…

It’s Time to Order your MAA Gear

As you are aware, MAA members are very engaged individuals in a number of community events and also love to travel, hunt, fish, golf, etc. throughout our great state. As a proud MAA member, you are encouraged to where your MAA gear while you are out and about and share with us a photo of…