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CURRENT AND PAST EVENTS

GCAA FALL GOLF TOURNAMENT

October 6, 2016

Windermere Golf Course

Cumming, GA

CLICK HERE for registration information. ============================================= 2017 MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

February 28 & March 1

Cobb Galleria, Atlanta, GA

CLICK HERE - CALL FOR PAPERS...now being accepted.

Deadline to submit is Sept. 6, 2016. =============================================2016 GCAA 2016 ANNUAL MIDYEAR MEETING

June 23 - 26

Omni Amelia Island Plantation -

Amelia Island, FL

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GDOT Board Meeting

At the monthly GDOT Board meeting on June updates were given by the committee members and DOT staff.

CLICK HERE 2016 Supplemental Specificiations Book

CLICK HERE for July 2016 Letting ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ CLICK HERE to check out the

TRANSPORTATION FUNDING ACT OF 2015: 10 Year Strategic Transportation Plan & Project Prioritization ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

NEWS

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NSSGA Files Legal Action Against Silica Rule

May 2016

NSSGA, in conjunction with the Georgia Construction Aggregates Association (GCAA), filed a petition on April 4 in the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for review of the OSHA crystalline silica rule. OSHA published the final rule on March 25 and, unless stayed by the court, the rule is set to take effect June 23.
Silica is the second most common mineral in the world and found abundantly in nature, such as beach sand. Studies have shown that the aggregates industry’s compliance with current regulations has been effective in reducing and appropriately monitoring silica exposure to workers.
Despite the fact that silica-related illnesses have dropped dramatically the past four decades, the rule reduces the workplace exposure limit by half (from 100 micrograms per cubic meter to 50 micrograms per cubic meter over an eight-hour work shift).
“The evidence has demonstrated that there is no additional health benefit to further reducing current exposure limits. OSHA’s rule is simply unnecessary as compliance with the existing standard fully protects workers,” said Michael W. Johnson, NSSGA president and CEO. “OSHA’s justification for this stricter regulation is not based on sound science.”
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ONLINE TRAINING COURSE PROGRAMS

GCAA is currently offering the following Online Training Courses:

1. GDOT QC Refresher Training Course:

GDOT is offering this on-line alternative for the required Refresher Training. You can get up to 6 hours of refresher training on-line that can be applied towards the 18 hours required every 3 years.
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In addition to the GCAA online Refresher Course, GDOT will hold three (3) QC Technician Recertification classes in 2016.
1) Wednesday April 13, 2016, at the Gainesville, GA Area Office
2) Wednesday August 17, 2016, at the Office of Materials and Testing (OMaT)
3) Wednesday October 19, 2016, at the Area Office in Macon, GA
Contact Ray Coston at 404-608-4846 with any questions or to register for a class.
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2. DTP Certification Program


3. DTP Refresher Training

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for any of the classes shown above.

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