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MSHA releases report on powered haulage fatality at crushed stone mine

Jan 23, 2014

MSHA releases report on powered haulage fatality at crushed stone mine

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released the investigation report on a June 13, 2013, fatality at a crushed and broken stone mine involving a 49-year-old lead mechanic who was killed after he was ejected from the haul ...

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MSHA Alert: Blast Safety

Apr 09, 2013

MSHA Alert: Blast Safety

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released the investigation report on a March 27, 2013, fatality at a crushed stone operation. The incident involved a 61-year-old loader operator with 24 years of experience who was killed when broken ...

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An Explosive Situation

Apr 01, 2013

By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com   In what can only be categorized as a mistake of monumental proportions, a former Kansas assistant attorney general deleted all the rules and regulations covering explosives permits from the state records. To remedy this error, State Fire ...

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A Visit to Cemex’s Balcones Quarry

Dec 17, 2012

A Visit to Cemex’s Balcones Quarry

I drove down to the heart of Texas hill country in October to visit Balcones Quarry, a Cemex quarry, but it wasn't the first time I had been there. I made a brief visit to the quarry a year ago ...

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Efficient Energy

Jun 07, 2012

Efficient Energy

TXI’s Mill Creek, Okla., plant targets energy savings through variable frequency drives on its motors. It’s no secret that commodity prices in the aggregates markets are sensitive to ever fluctuating economic conditions. While producers may have little control of external market ...

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