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AGG1, ‘Weather’ You Like It Or Not

This year’s AGG1 show was held in Indianapolis, and if you are a weather aficionado, you got to see it all. Sunshine and blue skies on the day we arrived, a few inches of snow the next day, then some sleet, high winds and cold temperatures, then plain cloudiness and a temperature boost right after.

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AGG1 / Martin Marietta Materials / Vulcan Materials

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MSHA Launches Fire Suppression Safety Initiative

During a recent quarterly stakeholder call, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced a new “Fire Suppression Safety Initiative” (FSS) to ensure that fire suppression systems on mobile equipment are in working order and capable of extinguishing equipment fires. The initiative appears to involve educating operators about FSS, including proper inspections and maintenance, as well as stepping up related enforcement, according to Avi Meyerstein of Husch Blackwell’s Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation team.

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