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Judge Rejects Quarry’s ‘Fair Notice’ Argument

Judge Margaret Miller upheld several small fines for first-time violations found at Tilcon New York Inc.’s Haverstraw Quarry and Mill in Rockland County, N.Y., but increased a proposed fine from $100 to $1,000 where an area of the quarry lacked berms, and rejected Tilcon’s “fair notice” argument.

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Hazard Appreciation

The Visual Literacy Approach Applies A Systematic Approach To Seeing.

“If it was a snake, it would have bitten you.” That’s the colloquial expression I heard often as I was growing up. It was a favorite response when I was searching for something that was in clear view. It’s meaning, while still figurative, comes much closer to literal when we fail to see clearly present hazards in the workplace that could potentially bite.

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Aggregate Industries Products Central to Sustainable Construction Project

Aggregate Industries US made a huge contribution to the new MGM National Harbor in Maryland. Located on the eastern shore of the Potomac River, just south of Washington, D.C., the 1 million-sq.-ft. facility – which will feature gaming, lodging, entertaining, dining, retail and parking space – is a showcase for sustainability. Every element throughout the 24-story mixed-use development was designed with sustainability in mind, including extensive use of natural light, LED lighting and water-saving features, such as the 750,000-gal. cistern that will collect rainwater.

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