Permitting Update: Wyoming

County Commissioners voted to approve a gravel pit operation at the intersection of Highway 339 and Highway 338 in Sheridan, off of Decker Road. Mullinax Sand and Gravel has a three year lease on the land, where they are permitted to develop a 15-acre mining site. The more rural area in which the Sheridan gravel pit is similar to the…

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MSHA’s New Health Resources Locator

The Connection Between Agency’s New Tool, Shrimp Treadmills and Cocaine-Addicted Quails. By Brian Hendrix The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) isn’t a healthcare agency. It doesn’t employ doctors, nurses or healthcare professionals. It doesn’t provide healthcare or medical services. It doesn’t certify or rate healthcare providers. Information about healthcare providers isn’t hard to find. It is readily available to…

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In 100 Years

We Can’t Independently Manage All Our Activities, But We Can Manage How We Look At Them. By Thomas J. Roach Perspective gives our actions meaning, and perspective takes it away. Years ago, when I worked in the corporate offices of the Carson Pirie Scott corporation, Vice President of Human Resources Bruce Rismiller got philosophical and told a group of his…

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All in the Family

Washington Rock Quarries Tackles Community Outreach Through Its Own Channels And Sponsorship In A Signature Event. By Therese Dunphy For small operators, participation in larger events can increase their visibility and broaden their ability to convey information about their business to the public at large. Such is the case for Washington Rock Quarries, which participates each year in Dozer Day…

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First Look – July 2024

TOP NEWS TACA ConventionThe Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association (TACA) welcomed more than 600 attendees to its 70th Annual Meeting, June 12-14, at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa. The theme this year was “Preserving a Strong Foundation” – to support an enduring commitment to the environment, as well as fostering a workforce that will carry…

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Chaney Announces Plans to Spearhead New Boys & Girls Club

Chaney Cares, the philanthropic arm of Chaney Enterprises, announced plans to spearhead a brand-new Boys & Girls Club in Lothian, Md. This project is made possible through a partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (BGCAA) and is set to bring a safe and inspiring space to young people in South County. The new…

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Wildlife Habitat Council Recognizes Cemex Projects

The Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) awarded four Cemex projects across the United States and Mexico for excellence in corporate conservation in the categories of Awareness and Community Engagement, Desert, Formal Learning, and Training. The recognitions were unveiled during the WHC Conservation Conference in New Orleans. The projects recognized at the awards were: These projects demonstrate Cemex’s efforts to positively impact…

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