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MSHA Reports Recent Fatalities

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reported that on June 10, a 22-year-old contractor with three years of experience, was fatally injured when he was pinned between a front-end loader and a concrete block. 

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Alger: No More 'Transfers and Budget Gimmicks'

American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Chairman Bob Alger called on Congress to increase investment in the transit Capital Investment Grants (CIG) Program but said it is best achieved in the broader context of legislation that provides a permanent revenue solution for the federal Highway Trust Fund (HTF).

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NSSGA Announces New Seat Belt Safety Initiative

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced a winner in naming the seat belt safety campaign, to be titled “Why risk it? Just click it!” The campaign’s focus is to remind the aggregate industry’s workforce of the importance of wearing seat belts on the job.

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ARTBA's Kramer Outlines N.C. Transportation Funding Options

Variable-rate taxes on motor fuels, registration fees for electric vehicles and road usage charges are among several options North Carolina officials should consider in raising new revenue to fund the state’s growing transportation infrastructure needs, according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (TIAC).

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Martin Marietta Appoints Pike to Board

Martin Marietta Materials Inc. appointed Thomas (Tom) H. Pike as an independent member to its board of directors, effective July 15. With Pike’s appointment, the Martin Marietta board is comprised of 10 directors, five of whom have joined since 2016. Pike will serve on Martin Marietta’s Management Development and Compensation Committee.

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