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

Congratulations to Walker Industries for work at its McGregor Quarry site.  Rehabilitated areas include 7 ha on the site's west wall, 4.5 on its east and 1.38 on the south side.  The wildlife is enjoying it too!

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

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 9:00 AM OSSGA Common Core Training Course
OSSGA Office, Mississauga, ON
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 8:30 AM OSSGA Rehabilitation Tour and Workshop
This years event will be jointly held with CLRA in Guelph, ON
Thursday, July 6, 2017 OSSGA Golf Tournament

Cardinal Golf Club

 

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 9:00 AM OSSGA Common Core Surface Miner Training

OSSGA Office, Mississauga

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

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 9:00 AM OSSGA Aggregates 101 Training in Mississauga

OSSGA Office, Mississauga

OSSGA News

OSSGA has developed an environmental legal register to help our members maintain compliance with federal and provincial environmental legal requirements (legislation, regulations, standards and guidelines) that impact the operation of pits and quarries in Ontario.
Levy Update May 23, 2017 at 2:23 PM
On May 1st OSSGA and TAPMO jointly submitted comments on the proposed changes to Regulation 244/97 (under the Aggregate Resources Act) regarding an increase to aggregate fees and royalties that were initially proposed to take effect on July 1st of this year.
The following announcement was sent Thursday, May 18, 2017 by Ministers Kathryn McGarry and Bill Mauro.
Aggregate Resources Act
Official Plan Guide for Producers
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Bronze Plaque Award