USGS Index Supports Industry Growth
Published: Thursday, 29 January 2015 14:32
Written by Rock Products
The nonmetallic mineral products industry leading index increased 0.3 percent to 240 in December from 239.5 in November, according to the latest report from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). However, its 6-month smoothed growth rate remained at the 2.2 percent growth rate of November.
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MSHA Received 49 Discrimination Complaints in 2014
Published: Tuesday, 27 January 2015 14:50
Written by Rock Products News
Not long after a miner who maintained a dust collector machine at a cement facility in San Bernardino County, Calif., contacted the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) about safety hazards, he was suspended and then terminated in April 2014. MSHA filed a motion for temporary reinstatement of the miner, and the mine operator, Riverside Cement Co., agreed to temporary economic reinstatement.
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