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Workplace Examination Rule to Go into Effect in May

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced it will issue its Final Rule for Examination of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines. The new rule will be published in the Federal Register on Jan. 23, 2017, and go into effect on May 23, 2017.

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LafargeHolcim Develops Mineral-Based Insulation Product

Airium, an innovative new product from LafargeHolcim, is a "disruptive technology in the insulation market," according to the company. Developed and patented by LafargeHolcim’s global R&D center near Lyon, France, Airium is a mineral insulating foam that improves energy efficiency for buildings, from floor to ceiling.

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Southern Tank Transport Acquires R.O. Harrell

Southern Tank Transport of Holly Hill, S.C., announced the acquisition of R.O. Harrell Inc. The sale of R.O. Harrell  to new owners, the Lemon and Horton families – represented by Brian and Shawna Lemon and Dan and Niki Horton – was announced at the company’s headquarters by R.O. “Rick” Harrell.

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ARTBA Outlines Regulatory Reforms to Help Transportation

More than 20 federal regulations and other policy actions are affecting, and in some cases, hindering the ability to complete transportation improvement projects efficiently, safely, in a timely manner and in the best interests of U.S. taxpayers, according to a comprehensive new report from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).

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