Global Aggregates Information Network
GAIN is an informal and voluntary network representing major regional aggregates associations since 2010. The purpose of GAIN is to openly share experiences and industry best practices in the interests of promoting the greater sustainability and performance of the aggregates industry globally.
GAIN Members, represent aggregates associations across Europe, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Columbia, India, Japan, Latin America, South Africa, South Korea,and the United States of America. GAIN meetings take place every two years and provide a platform to exchange on policy developments, challenges and good practice examples, paired with site visits.
The first GAIN meeting was held in Brussels in October 2010. It was followed by a meeting in Charlotte (NC), USA in March 2012, in Brussels in October 2014 and in Cape Town, South Africa, in April 2016. The 5th GAIN meeting was hosted by the Spanish Aggregates Federation (FdA) in May 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. The 2020 GAIN meeting foreseen to take place in Argentina was postponed due to the Covid-19 crisis.More information