Michigan Aggregates Association

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(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…

2017 MAA Raffle Ticket Reminder This is a reminder to make sure to sell your 2017 MAA Raffle Tickets that were distributed during both the MAA Winter Conference and Annual Conference.   All ticket sale proceeds benefit the MAA Foundation and are used to not only help fund educational programs about our industry but also…

NSSGA Update – White House Receives Rule to Withdraw WOTUS

The Trump administration has taken a major step towards rewriting the burdensome and controversial Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. On May 2, a rule called the Definition of “Waters of the United States” – Recodification of Preexisting Rules progressed to the White House, indicating it is undergoing inter-agency review.   “NSSGA has taken…

Michigan’s Aggregate Producers Recognized at Annual MAA Awards Night

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 21, 2017 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 inaugural annual Awards ceremony. On April 20, various producers and guests gathered at the Country Club of…