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Ag Trucking Lobby Helps Drive Weight-Limit Bill

Efforts by the Agricultural Transportation Efficiency Coalition (AgTEC) have helped move ahead legislation to increase the allowable weight to 97,000 lbs for a single truck on the federal highway system.

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Navistar, Caterpillar Broaden Truck Ties

Caterpillar Inc. and Navistar International Corp. have revealed more details of their rapidly evolving alliance, announcing yesterday that they will jointly build and market trucks in global markets before the end of the year as well as create a full lineup of vocational trucks to be sold by Caterpillar dealers in North America.

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Epa To Revise Opacity Rule

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association reports that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is under court order to issue a revised opacity rule by April 16.

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Msha Hiring Mine Inspectors

The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration will conduct an employment screening for underground, surface and electrical mine inspector jobs in Kentucky and for general and electrical mine inspector jobs in New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia

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