OSSGA in the News

May 27, 2021 at 8:09 AM

OSSGA is committed to being the voice of aggregate and educating the public by celebrating the successes of our members with stories about awards and community involvement and also correcting misinformation that appears in the media. Read recent articles and responses here!

OSSGA Award Media Coverage

Wellington Pit Receives OSSGA's Progressive Rehabilitation Award Puslinch Today

Roszell Pit Receives OSSGA's Rehabilitation Award Puslinch Today

OSSGA Honours Safe-T-Key Creators Daily Commercial News

OSSGA Associate Member of the Year Award Pit & Quarry Magazine

OSSGA Presents Health & Safety Innovation Award Rock Products

Walker Aggregates Quarry Earns OSSGA Awards Pit & Quarry Magazine

Keppel Quarry Receives Award for Community Relations The Sun Times

Brighton Aggregates Pit Gets Recognition for Rehabilitation Project Quinte News

Severn Quarry Honoured with Community Relations Award Orillia Matters

Lafarge Canada Receives OSSGA Recognition Rock Products

OSSGA Presents Award of Excellence to Walker Aggregates Rock Products

2020 Health & Safety Innovation Award Announced at OSSGA Virtual Seminar Rock to Road



September 2021

Burlington Gazette
Quarries are about to get a different tax category...

OSSGA Response
The other side of the quarry tax story

May 2021

The Record:
All of the Opposition to Gravel Has to Count for Something

OSSGA Response:
If We Stop Aggregate Today, We Stop Building Tomorrow

February 2021

Cambridge Times:   
North Dumfries Pushes for Higher Taxes on Local Aggregate Mining

OSSGA Response: 
Comments in Article are misleading

November 2020

Puslinch Today:
Mill Creek Stewards Ask You To Think About Aggregate Extraction In Puslinch

OSSGA Response:
OSSGA Responds To Mill Creek Stewards Letter

Are Gravel Pits Paying Their Fair Share?

October 2020

Resident Group Takes Aim at Maryhill Pit

OSSGA Response:
Aggregate Industry Seeks Fair and Balanced Coverage

September 2020

Show me the money: Uxbridge calls for fair taxation on gravel

OSSGA Response:
Ontario already has fair taxation system for aggregate lands

May 2020

OSSGA Letter to the Editor  The Record:
Aggregate activities don't pose significant risk to groundwater

February 2020

North Grenville Times:
Aggregate Wars Return

OSSGA Response:
Aggregate Wars Return

January 2020

Inside Halton:
Five-things to know about the Proposed Milton Quarry Public Meeting

OSSGA Response:
Quarry meeting article doesn't tell whole story

Orangeville Banner:
Citizens group that led fight against Melancthon megaquarry reacts to Ontario aggregate industry statements

OSSGA Response:
We all use aggregate - Every Day!