Geneva Rock Products Acquires Wilkinson Construction
- Published: Friday, 09 October 2015 11:04
- Written by Rock Products News
The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) reported that the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has granted a nationwide stay on the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule.
Historically, October is the deadliest month of the year in the metal and nonmetal mining industry. Since 2000, 51 fatalities occurred during the month, many of which involved powered haulage and machinery accidents at a time when mines prepare for seasonal changes. In the fall of 2013, an uptick of metal and nonmetal mining deaths began after years of historic low levels of fatalities.
The Dodge Momentum Index moved 5.8 percent higher in September to 133.5 (2000=100) from its August reading of 126.2, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. The Momentum Index is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year.
The head of the Army Corps of Engineers defended the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) controversial Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule before Congress on Sept. 30, according to the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA).