Brrrr! Terex Trucks Offers Extreme Weather Protection Advice

By Mark S. Kuhar Winter is the time of the year when the relationship between man and machine is put to the ultimate test. From frostbite to fatigue failures, operating in extremely low temperatures where downtime is not an option is always a challenge. Terex Trucks’ Regional Customer Support Manager John Hunter offers some key practices to aid safe operation,…

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Examination Citation for Elevators Violated Due Process Rights

Judge Thomas McCarthy vacated an S&S citation issued against Cemex’s Demopolis plant under §56.18002(a) for allegedly failing to designate a competent person to inspect elevators for each shift. The decision is similar to a July 2016, decision by Judge Barbour. Judge McCarthy found that the Secretary did not give “fair notice” to the operator that elevators fell within the definition…

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Luck Stone, Mellott Partner on New Quarry Project Luck Stone announced that the company will open a new quarry in Prince Edward County, approximately five miles west of downtown Farmville, Va. Luck Stone anticipates that the site, which is located along U.S. Route 460, will be open for business in the summer of 2017. Land development activities are planned to begin…

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