Volvo L250H Wheel Loader

The Volvo L250H wheel loader is a high production machine designed to deliver excellent productivity and profitability inapplications including quarry, mining and heavy infrastructure. Operators will experience short cycle times, high breakout force and excellent controllability with this heavy-duty machine. Specifically in North America, the wheel loader is perfectly matched to on-highway trucks, and the L250H will load a 25-ton…

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MSHA Issues Mine Fatality Data; Convenes Meeting

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) released a summary of U.S. mining deaths that occurred during the first quarter of 2014. From Jan. 1 to March 31, eight miners died in accidents in the U.S. mining industry. Three were killed in coal mining accidents and five in metal and nonmetal mining accidents. The previous quarter…

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Operators Must File Accident Reports of Contractors Under Their Control

By Ellen Smith The unambiguous language of accident reporting requirements of §50.20(a) impose an unconditional duty of operators to submit accident reports to MSHA when contractor employees are injured at the operator’s mine when those employees are under the control of the operator, according to a ruling of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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