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MSHA Reports Impact Inspections

RFR-MSHA-150Nov. 4, 2014 – They're baaaaaack. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration announced that federal inspectors issued 192 citations, five orders and one safeguard during special impact inspections conducted at nine coal and four metal and nonmetal mines in September.


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Does it Play in Peoria?

CAT-150Oct. 29, 2014 – I am blogging live this week from Peoria, Ill., where Caterpillar is holding a product exhibition for members of the trade press.

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Waters of the U.S. Rule

SanPedro-150Oct. 23, 2014 – NSSGA is encouraging aggregates producers to submit comments to the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers on the proposed rulemaking on Waters of the U.S., with a new extended comment deadline of Nov.14.

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Video Emphasizes Role of Aggregates

NSSGAOct. 16, 2014 – “The success of the aggregates industry and the success of our nation are undeniably linked,” said Mike Johnson, president and CEO of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), to its board of directors when he previewed the association’s effort to promote the industry via an informational video. The three-minute spot, entitled “If the Aggregates Industry is Doing Well, America is Doing Well,” highlights an essential truth, according to Johnson.

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