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VIDEO: Giant-sized Jenga

VIDEO: Giant-sized Jenga

- Apr 17, 2014

  In a short film in its new “Built For It” series, Cat highlights five equipment operators facing off in a ...

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Mining industry expected to lose 53% of skilled workers by 2029

Mining industry expected to lose 53% of...

- Apr 16, 2014

The mining industry is expected to lose more than half of its skilled laborers by 2029, according to a report ...

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U.S. DOT: Highway Trust Fund could shortfall in late August

U.S. DOT: Highway Trust Fund could shortfall...

- Apr 16, 2014

In its latest update of the Highway Trust Fund Ticker, the U.S. Department of Transportation predicts the Highway Trust Fund ...

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Metal/nonmetal mining deaths rise by 27% in 2013

Metal/nonmetal mining deaths rise by 27% in...

- Apr 15, 2014

Metal and nonmetal mining saw an increase of approximately 27 percent in deaths in 2013, bringing the fatal injury rate ...

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MSHA Issues Guidance on POV Corrective Action Programs

MSHA Issues Guidance on POV Corrective Action...

- Apr 15, 2014

MSHA’s Pattern of Violations (POV) saga continues. On April 3, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health ...

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Boston’s only quarry could start accepting contaminated construction fill

Boston’s only quarry could start accepting...

- Apr 15, 2014

A 127-year-old quarry in Boston -- the city’s only quarry -- is seeking permission to take in up to 1 ...

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Diesel fuel price report: April 14, 2014

Diesel fuel price report: April 14, 2014

- Apr 14, 2014

U.S. diesel fuel prices are down for the fifth consecutive week, falling $0.007 per gallon for the week ending April ...

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Engagement is key in community relations

Engagement is key in community relations

- Apr 14, 2014

Grove Stone and Sand Company, a Hedrick Industries operation in Black Mountain, North Carolina, holds a 2013 Star of Excellence ...

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Freight shipments rise 1.2% in February

Freight shipments rise 1.2% in February

- Apr 11, 2014

The amount of freight that the for-hire transportation industry carried was up 1.2 percent in February, according to data released ...

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Student chapter sponsorships extend SME membership to universities worldwide

Student chapter sponsorships extend SME...

- Apr 11, 2014

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration’s (SME) new international student chapter sponsorship program gives university students worldwide the chance ...

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