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Who files contract injury reports?

Jun 01, 2014

Who files contract injury reports?

Who files injury reports depends on who is directly supervising the contract worker, at least for now.   By Christopher G. Peterson   Recently, in Dickenson-Russell Coal Co. v. Secretary of Labor, Docket No. 13-1374 (4th Cir. 2014), the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ...

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Data Mining June 2014

Jun 01, 2014

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Immersive Technologies celebrates record year

Dec 18, 2012

Immersive Technologies celebrates record year

Immersive Technologies, a provider of mining equipment simulators and operator training solutions, is celebrating their most successful year in the company's nearly 20-year history with projections for another banner year in 2013. Revenue growth of 30.3 percent in 2012 follows ...

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Smooth Moves

Feb 17, 2012

Smooth Moves

Tips for keeping your belt conveyor running predictably and profitably.   Keeping a belt conveyor running for long, predictable periods of time is essential to high productivity when processing sand, gravel, crushed stone, or other minerals. Here are some insights on how ...

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Reassessing Pre-Assessment

Feb 17, 2012

Operators should be prepared for the return of pre-assessment conferences. By Kristin R. White   On Dec. 1, 2011, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced it will begin implementing pre-assessment conferencing procedures in January 2012 in an effort to reduce the backlog ...

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Room to Grow

Feb 17, 2012

Room to Grow

Plant upgrade opens custom crushing opportunities across the state for a Wyoming operator. by Mary Foster, Contributing Editor With just under 533,000 people, Wyoming has the smallest population of any of the United States, although last year it ranked 14th in the ...

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Hard Surfacing Tips

Feb 16, 2012

Hard Surfacing Tips

When done properly, hard surfacing can save you money and extend the life of your buckets and other equipment. By Chris Monroe Whether hard surfacing old equipment or new, when completed properly, the result is the same: less downtime for replacing worn ...

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AGG1 Preview

Feb 16, 2012

AGG1 Preview

What’s on the Must-See List for AGG1 2012 Aggregates Forum & Expo Here’s a preview of some of the products and equipment you’ll find on display at the show in March. By Kerry Clines, Senior Editor     McLanahan Corp. Booth 6421 McLanahan plans to display ...

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Making Your World Go Round

Feb 16, 2012

Making Your World Go Round

Using the right tires and wheel systems on your mobile equipment can help keep things moving and operating by reducing downtime. By Kerry Clines, Senior Editor   Titan Tire Corp. Long tread life Titan Tire says its DTE4 tire offers radial construction and a deep ...

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State and Province News February 2012

Feb 16, 2012

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates.   By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief   Arizona El Mirage City Council members, who allowed an earlier annexation proposal to expire, took the first step ...

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Stop Slips and Falls

Feb 16, 2012

Stop Slips and Falls

Train workers to use proper safety equipment and take proper preventive measures. Compiled by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief   The accident: On June 30, 2000, a 33-year-old supervisor with two years of mining experience was fatally injured at a sand and gravel operation. He ...

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Rollouts February 2012

Feb 16, 2012

Rollouts February 2012

Your complete guide to new and updated equipment and supplies in the aggregates industry. By Kerry Clines, Senior Editor Three control options The new Mustang 2056 Series II skid-steer loader features a Yanmar Interim Tier IV, 68-horsepower, 180-foot-pound diesel engine and a lift ...

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