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OSSGA Position Paper on Pop-outs Now Available September 20, 2013
Find out why the presence of surface blemishes, such as aggregate pop-outs, is not necessarily an indication of a weak or low-durability pavement surface.
5 Industry Associations Lend Support to Aggregate Recycling Bill September 19, 2013
Read a letter from OSSGA and four sister associations urging Ontario MPPs to support Bill 56, the Aggregate Recycling Promotion Act, as proposed by Dufferin-Caledon MPP Sylvia Jones, when it comes up for Second Reading in the Legislature this week.
A Call to Action: Fatalities from falls in Ontario Workplaces September 18, 2013
All work-related fatalities are tragic and must be prevented.
Ottawa South By-election candidate response on aggregates issues July 29, 2013
As part of our outreach efforts, OSSGA members and staff sent a letter of introduction to the candidates from all three major political parties in each of the five Ontario by-elections taking place on August 1, 2013.
Ontario Superior Court Upholds Duntroon Expansion Decision, Dismissing Judicial Review Sought by NEC July 11, 2013
In a victory for fact-based decision-making and the validity of the regulatory process, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has dismissed the Niagara Escarpment Commission (NEC)’s application for a judicial review of the June 2012 approval by the Consolidated Hearings Board of Walker Aggregates’ Duntroon Quarry expansion.
OSSGA INDUSTRY AWARDS REMINDER! July 10, 2013
Now is the time to start taking pictures of your aggregate properties for the 2013 OSSGA Industry Advancement and Environmental Achievement award applications. Applications are due November 1. (Please contact Eva Dasilva to obtain your member login information.)
MNR Debuts ’Pits & Quarries Online’ May 31, 2013
During OSSGA’s 2011 Annual General Meeting, speaker Ray Pichette of the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) spoke to OSSGA members about facilitating public access to information on pit and quarry operations authorized under the Aggregate Resources Act.
OSSGA Source Book Directory Updates & Advertising May 24, 2013
It’s time to update your free listing in OSSGA’s annual membership directory! The deadline to make changes has been extended to May 24.
Recycled aggregate use bill supported by ARO May 8, 2013
A private members bill that would prohibit restricting the use of recycled aggregate in all construction contracts by public sector bodies is receiving praise from the head of Aggregate Recycling Ontario (ARO).
Spring Issue of Rock Talk Published! May 6, 2013
The new issue of Rock Talk is now available online to OSSGA members. Please click "read more" below to download the current issue (password required). To obtain your new login and password information, please e-mail edasilva@ossga.com

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