2016 Was Record Low Year for Mining Fatalities

Preliminary data released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) indicate that in 2016, 25 miners died in work-related accidents at the nation’s mines – down from 29 in 2015. The figure represents the lowest number of mining deaths ever recorded and only the second year that mining deaths dropped below 30. Currently, approximately 330,000…

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Aggregates Industries Quarry Could Protect D.C. Water Supply

WTOP in Washington, D.C., is reporting that local water officials are looking into the possibility of utilizing Aggregates Industries’ Travilah Quarry in Rockville, Md., to provide water storage for the local D.C., Maryland and Virginia water utilities in the event that water from the Potomac River would become unavailable or undrinkable.

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ConExpo-Con/Agg Spotlight: DSC Dredge

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Visitors at ConExpo-Con/Agg are invited to stop by the DSC Dredge booth – C20523 in the Central Hall – to discover how DSC’s advanced dredging technology has benefited customers worldwide. DSC’s expertise in custom dredges ultimately results in the exact right dredge for producers’ own unique applications, ultimately boosting their efficiency and lowering their operating costs, according to the company.…

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