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Rod Martin Talks About Winning the Mark S. Walsh Award

Rod Martin received the 2016 Mark S. Walsh Leadership Award, sponsored by Rock Products, at the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s (NSSGA)Young Leaders Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas. Martin is the third-generation executive of Bechtelsville, Pa.-based Martin Stone Quarries Inc.

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Get Off the Phone!

I can’t tell you the number of times I have been driving somewhere and looked over to see someone texting as they are driving. Cell phone use while operating a motor vehicle is a form of distracted driving and is extremely dangerous.

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Interstate Highway System Turns 60

As the U.S. Interstate Highway System turns 60 years old, it faces increasing congestion, unprecedented levels of travel – particularly by large trucks – and insufficient funding to make needed repairs and improvements.  

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Enhanced MSHA Enforcement Begins This Month

On July 1, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) began enhanced enforcement of “Rules to Live By,” its initiative of standards commonly cited following mine deaths, as well as some standards for the coal industry.

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MSHA Touts MINER Act Anniversary

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the enactment of the Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response Act of 2006, Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Mine Safety and Health Administration Joseph A. Main issued the following statement:

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