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Fred Weber Inc. Hosts Special Teachers Program

Fred Weber Inc. (FWI) invited the Advanced Manufacturing Pathway team to participate in an interactive tour of its construction, material and corporate facilities as part of the Pathways for Teachers program. Nearly 20 math, English, science, social studies, and career education teachers, as well as counselors and administrators from the Ferguson/Florissant, Pattonville and St. Louis Public districts participated in the tour.

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Mississippi Lime Acquires Huron Lime

Mississippi Lime Co. has completed the acquisition of Huron Lime. This acquisition is consistent with Mississippi Lime’s continued mission to become the preferred supplier of calcium-based products and services within the lime industry.

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Tarmac America becomes Titan Florida LLC

Titan officials announced that the company’s Florida business has a new name. The company formerly known as Tarmac America is now officially called Titan Florida LLC. The previous Tarmac green and yellow logo has been replaced with a new blue and gray logo.

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NSSGA VP Testifies before OSHA on Silica Rule

NSSGA Senior Vice President of Legislative & Regulatory Affairs Pam WhittedThe National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) Senior Vice President of Legislative & Regulatory Affairs Pam Whitted testified before the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on the potential impacts of OSHA’s crystalline silica proposed rule. The agency’s analysis for the proposed regulation will provide the basis for a similar regulation by the Mine Safety and Health Administration later this year. Because of the potential impacts of this rule, NSSGA has been and continues to be active on behalf of its members.

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NSSGA Pounces On Proposed Clean Water Act Rule

NSSGA Pounces On Proposed Clean Water Act Rule The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Army Corps) jointly released a proposed rule to clarify protection under the Clean Water Act for streams and wetlands.

The proposed rule will “benefit businesses by increasing efficiency in determining coverage of the Clean Water Act,” the agencies said. The agencies are launching a robust outreach effort over the next 90 days, holding discussions around the country and gathering input needed to shape a final rule.

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