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Kelly Bailey recognized as AggMan Of The Year 2015

Dec 28, 2015

Kelly Bailey recognized as AggMan Of The Year 2015

For more than 40 years, the 2015 AggMan of the Year, has worked diligently to protect worker health and safety. As the aggregates industry’s first industrial hygienist, he has pioneered the use of sound science and data collection and analysis ...

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Virginia cement plant getting fined up to $10,000 per day for dust pollution

Nov 04, 2015

A cement plant in Martinsburg, West Virginia, is under fire from the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection after inspectors found the operation was sending out an excessive amount of dust. According to the Herald-Mail Media, the Essroc-owned cement plant got ...

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Assessing noise and dust exposure

Sep 02, 2015

Assessing noise and dust exposure

Since the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and Unimin Corp. developed the Helmet-CAM assessment technology, which integrates video and dust data into an exposure assessment tool, it has proven to be so effective for assessing respirable dust ...

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Wisconsin and Southern Railroad is building a sand loading facility for Pattison Sand

May 11, 2015

Wisconsin and Southern Railroad is building a sand loading facility for Pattison Sand

The Wisconsin and Southern Railroad is building a sand loading facility for the Pattison Sand Co. of Clayton, Iowa. The Clayton County Register reports that the railroad is building a lead track through the sand facility and a six-track ladder ...

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Vulcan Materials to meet August deadline for restoring eastern hillside of Azusa rock quarry

Apr 14, 2015

Vulcan Materials Co. says it will hit the August deadline for restoring the eastern hillside of the Azusa rock quarry. The San Gabriel Valley Tribune reports that the aggregate mining company must finish restoring the first phase of the quarry ...

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Conveyor Safety: 101

Oct 22, 2014

Conveyor Safety: 101

By Larry Goldbeck When times are tight, it’s more important than ever to minimize risk with ongoing maintenance and safety programs that help protect workers, reduce waste, and maximize efficiency. Few would argue with the assertion that a single serious conveyor accident ...

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CalPortland pleases neighbors by focusing on safety, noise, and dust

Jul 18, 2014

CalPortland pleases neighbors by focusing on safety, noise, and dust

When it comes to making good impressions on neighbors, CalPortland focuses on the triple-threat: safety, noise, and dust. Safety is the top priority, says Bill Larson, vice president of marketing for Glendora, Calif.-based CalPortland Co. “To integrate with the community, it’s ...

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Brant County requests silica impact study at Dufferin’s proposed sand and gravel site in Paris, Ontario

May 11, 2014

Brant County requests silica impact study at Dufferin’s proposed sand and gravel site in Paris, Ontario

Brant County wants to see an impact study of potential silica at Dufferin Aggregates’ proposed sand and gravel pit near Paris, Ontario, the Brantford Expositor reports. The study would take place at a proposed 600-acre-plus area where Dufferin, a division of ...

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December 2013

Dec 09, 2013

December 2013

Clean Conveying  

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Sep 23, 2013

August 2012

Lower Your Plant Emissions

MSHA talks about the Small Mines Program

Feb 18, 2013

MSHA talks about the Small Mines Program

Last week, I interviewed Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health Joe Main and Administrator in the Metal and Nonmetal Mine Safety and Health Administration Neal Merrifield. The main topic of our conversation was guarding in aggregate operations ...

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Apr 01, 2007

Engineer Out the Dust

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