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Msha To Revamp Patter Of Violation Program

On April 13, following the explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine that killed 29 men, Rep. George Miller, chairman of the committee on education and labor, asked the Department of Labor’s Office of Inspector General to review the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s Pattern of Violation Program

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Lafarge Sells La. Sand And Gravel Site

VantaCore Partners acquired Lafarge North America’s Clemons Aggregates site in Denham Springs, La.

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Fred Weber Receives Safety Awards

Missouri’s Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, Division of Labor Standards, Mine and Cave Safety and Health Section and the Southeast Missouri Mine Safety Association presented Fred Weber, Inc., with six safety awards

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Army Corps Suspends Nwp 21 In Appalachian Region

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has suspended the use of Nationwide Permit 21 (NWP 21) in the Appalachian region of six states. NWP 21 is used to authorize discharges of dredged or fill material into waters of the United States for surface coal mining activities

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Survey: Multifamily Housing Construction Improves

The multifamily housing market showed signs of moving back toward stability in the first quarter of 2010, according to the latest National Association of Homebuilder’s Multifamily Market Index

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