Housing Falls 5% In June

Single-family housing starts were virtually unchanged from the previous month at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 454,000 units in June, according the U.S. Commerce Department

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Txi Changes Stock Holder Rules

Texas Industries has reached an agreement with its largest shareholder, NNS Holding, a holding company controlled by Nassef Sawiris, for the early termination of its shareholder rights agreement

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Former Mine Regulators Criticize Msha Bar

Massey Energy says that two former, high-ranking federal mining regulators, David Lauriski, former assistant secretary of labor for the Mine Safety and Health Administration, and former MSHA Deputy Administrator Michael Lawless agree that MSHA has exceeded its legal authority by barring Massey from photographing and conducting other tests at its Upper Big Branch mine

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Aggregates Left Out Of Mine Safety Bill

At a full House Education and Labor Committee markup of proposed mine safety legislation, surface and underground aggregates mines were excluded from provisions that were designed to prevent reoccurrences of disasters like the Upper Big Branch coal mine tragedy

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Msha'S Main Testifies On Mine Bill

Administration safety leaders testified at a recent House Education and Labor Committee hearing on H.R. 5663, the Miner Safety and Health Act of 2010

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