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AGG1: An annual opportunity that shouldn’t be missed

Mar 15, 2013

AGG1: An annual opportunity that shouldn’t be missed

This week, aggregate operators have an annual opportunity to send their best and brightest to learn from industry experts at AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo, held March 19-21 in San Antonio. Educational tracks are available in a variety of areas including ...

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Center for Mining Safety and Health Excellence

Mar 04, 2013

The new Center for Mining Safety and Health Excellence, associated with the University of Utah’s Department of Mining Engineering in the College of Mines and Earth Sciences, was created to help the global mining community address a major challenge: how to systematically and permanently improve ...

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NSSGA promotes Northeast Mine Safety & Health Conference

Feb 14, 2013

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association and the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s Northeast District are joining together to stage the Northeast Mine Safety & Health Conference, a three-day-long conference on mine safety and health. The conference is set for April ...

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Mine safety law seminar offered in Ontario, Calif.

Feb 12, 2013

CalCIMA is partnering with Bradley Johnson and the law firm of Harrison Temblador Hungerford & Johnson to offer a mine safety and health seminar. The seminar is an introduction to MSHA (Mine Safety and Health Administration) and CalOSHA (California Occupational ...

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IMA-NA workshop approaches

Feb 11, 2013

IMA-NA workshop approaches

Registration for the Industrial Minerals Association-North America (IMA-NA) 2013 Technology Workshop is open. The meeting will be held at the Marriott Fort Lauderdale Coral Springs on March 4-6.  According to IMA-NA, it will include a strong line-up of topics and speakers, ...

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Best Practices for Dust Control in Metal/Nonmetal Mining

Oct 08, 2012

Best Practices for Dust Control in Metal/Nonmetal Mining

The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health's new Best Practices for Dust Control in Metal/Nonmetal Mining handbook was developed to identify available engineering controls that can assist underground and surface metal/nonmetal mining operations in reducing worker exposure to respirable silica ...

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Lafarge kicks off 2012 Health & Safety Month

Jun 01, 2012

  Lafarge North America kicked off its 2012 Health & Safety Month. As part of its activities, it will recognize achievements and focus on building health and safety awareness through programs, demonstrations, on-site access to health and wellness professionals, field days, ...

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Expect Enforcement

Jan 01, 2010

New agency leaders put the industry on notice. By Henry Chajet and Christa Lee Rock             “It’s time to put the ‘H’ for ‘Health’ back in ‘MSHA,’” Dr. Greg Wagner recently told the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association. Wagner, ...

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