Mission Statement

 Article II: Mission Statement


To  provide a vehicle for all the stakeholders in the Nova Scotia hot mix  asphalt concrete (HMA) industry to exchange information and promote the  effective and efficient use of HMA.


Article III: Goal, Objectives and Functions


Section  1. The Nova Scotia User Producer Association (NSUPA) is a  non-governmental, non-political, non-religious and non-profit  organization established under the laws of the Province of Nova Scotia .


Section  2. The main goal of the Association is to promote and foster effective  development, production, design, placement, and re-use of bituminous  materials.


Section 3. The specific objectives of the Association are:

(1) To provide a forum for sharing information.

(2) To act as an organization for promoting HMA.

(3) To provide support to all other groups and associations in the HMA industry.

(4) To liaise with similar groups and associations in other jurisdictions

(5) To identify available opportunities for advancement of the NSUPA objectives, and work cooperatively to this end.


Section  4. Functions of the Association: In order to achieve the Associations  objectives, the following shall be among the chief functions:

(1) Prepare programs, meetings and organize Annual Seminars, workshops, or symposiums.

(2) Promote,  create, increase and enhance awareness of best practices in design,  production, transportation, handling, placement, construction, operation  and all related activities in asphalt concrete and bituminous  materials.

(3) Facilitate the exchange of information among all stakeholders in the Nova Scotia HMA industry.