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Cemex Invests in New Safety Technology Company

Cemex Ventures announced that it has invested in PRYSMEX, a Mexico-based startup that offers a solution capable of detecting and helping to prevent workplace accidents through the Internet of Things and real-time data collection.

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MSHA Releases Fatality Final Report

The Mine Safety and Health Administration issued a final report on 2018’s Fatality #2.

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MSHA Issues New Serious Accident Alert

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reported that on March 24, two miners were using a man-lift to charge (load) blast holes with non-electric blasting caps, 8-grain boosters and ammonium nitrate fuel oil (ANFO) blasting agent.

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FOCUS ON HEALTH & SAFETY - JUNE 2018

Truck Driver Killed at Texas Operation / MSHA Issues Close Call Accident Alert After Material Slide / Stay on Top of Illness and Injury with Technology

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MSHA Seeks to Collect Unpaid Fines

David Zatezalo, Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) administrator, and Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta recently highlighted that the agency will look to collect $67 million of unpaid fines issued over the last decade.

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