MNRF Minister Kathryn McGarry met with OSSGA's Board of Directors at the 2017 Rehabilitation Symposium in Guelph, Ontario to discuss recent developments in the aggregate industry.

Congratulations to the Waynco Rehabilitation Project for the enhancement and restoration of a threatened tallgrass prairie community.

92% to 98% of water handled at a quarry is returned to the local watershed. Read more.

OSSGA offers a full range of training programs, tours, seminars and events for everyone in the aggregates industry. The 2017/18 OSSGA training brochure is now available, click here!

Many of our member companies offer public tours of their aggregate production facilities. Click on the link below to find out how to contact them.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 OSSGA Operations Tour

Ottawa Region

Sites and Information to be confirmed but book your hotel at the Marriott Ottawa - Click Here

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 9:00 AM OSSGA Aggregates 101 Training in Mississauga

OSSGA Office, Mississauga

Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 9:30 AM OSSGA Aggregates 201 Training

OSSGA Office, Mississauga
 

Thursday, October 26, 2017 The Best DAM Gala
Cambridge Mill Restaurant
 
Monday, November 13, 2017 at 9:00 AM OSSGA Generic First Line Supervisor Training

OSSGA Office, Mississauga, ON

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 OSSGA Operations, Health & Safety Seminar

Marriott Toronto Airport Hotel, Mississauga - Book Your Hotel Room Now - CLICK HERE

Agenda will be available in the fall.

 

OSSGA News

With the first ESTMA reporting cycle coming to a close, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) is pleased to announce that, as of August 10, 2017, links to 683 individual, consolidated, and substituted reports have been published on the NRCan website.
A recent study, funded by OSSGA, found that within the three Plan Areas, aggregate rehabilitation created 293 ha of aquatic habitat.
Recently the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) engaged with sector experts to undertake a study to update knowledge and information on aggregate resources in the Greater Golden Horseshoe.
Aggregate Resources Act
Official Plan Guide for Producers
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Bronze Plaque Award