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Oct. 21, 2020 – Over at our sister publication Concrete Products, the latest ready mixed production numbers are out. According to the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, the estimated ready mixed concrete produced in July 2020 is 36.2 million cu. yd., 2% lower than that in July 2019. The estimated production in the United States for 2020 through July is 212 million cu. yd., 2% higher than that…

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MSHA Issues Confined Space Safety Alert

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The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) issued a safety alert for confined spaces. Between 2017 and 2020, three miners were fatally injured after entering confined spaces to clear material and obstructions. These confined spaces included a sand and gravel bin, a sand-filled hopper, and a cone crusher. All three miners were engulfed by falling material.

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