Off-Highway Diesel Fuel

The national estimated average price-per-gallon for off-highway diesel fuel as of Oct. 29 is $2.218. That is higher than the previous comparison price-per-gallon of $2.200.

A Road that Charges Electric Cars

By Mark S. Kuhar

60 LastCall1 150How about a road that charges your electric car while you are driving on it? Sound far-fetched? Off-road trials of the technology needed to power electric and hybrid vehicles on England’s major roads are due to take place later this year.

 

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MSHA Hits Aggregates Plants During August Impact Inspections

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced that federal inspectors issued 193 citations and 13 orders during special impact inspections conducted at 14 coal mines and seven metal and nonmetal mines in August.

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Miner Over-Exposed to Ammonia Gas Wins Discrimination Claim

By Ellen Smith

A miner who complained about feeling ill on the job due to an unknown over-exposure to ammonia gas, and was written up for two alleged workplace infractions on the very same day of his health findings, was granted a favorable judgment in a discrimination claim where MSHA had claimed that his rights under the Mine Act had not been violated.

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Turk’s* Take

By Randy K. Logsdon

It was a voice from the past. I turned and looked upon a face that seemed vaguely familiar. “Turk?,” I asked. “Yes, it’s me,” was the response. “How long has it been?” We found a table, sat down and began to reminisce.

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