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The NSSGA is holding a webinar to discuss what to do during an emergency on the job

Aug 27, 2015

The NSSGA is holding a webinar to discuss what to do during an emergency on the job

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association will hold an webinar on Oct. 29 to discuss what to do after you've called 911 when a mine accident occurs. Mine operators across the country mostly already know exactly what to do when there's ...

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ALJ dismisses flagrant designation

Aug 09, 2015

ALJ dismisses flagrant designation

An Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) recently deleted a flagrant designation brought by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) against Oak Grove Resources, LLC. MSHA issued the violation for an alleged § 75.400 violation for impermissible coal accumulations along a ...

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Will a new Supreme Court ruling mean put an end to the doctrine of deference?

Jul 05, 2015

Will a new Supreme Court ruling mean put an end to the doctrine of deference?

In the October 2011 edition of Aggregates Manager, I wrote an article entitled “No Notice Required: MSHA’s disregard for rulemaking authority makes its way to the Review Commission” that detailed the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s (MSHA) substantive change to ...

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Jackson Kelly PLLC named ‘Law Firm of the Year’ in mining law for 2015

Nov 10, 2014

Jackson Kelly PLLC, whose attorneys write the Rock Law column in Aggregates Manager, was named the 2015 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Law Firm of the Year” for Mining Law. Jackson Kelly was also the first law firm to ever receive this honor by being ...

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Preservation of Evidence

Apr 01, 2013

Preservation of Evidence

A litigation hold requires parties to preserve evidence relevant to a legal dispute.   By Meredith A. Kapushion   Mine operators are familiar with their obligations to keep certain records as required by the Mine Act, but are often surprised to learn that they ...

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Rock Law columnist named super lawyer

Mar 15, 2013

Rock Law columnist named super lawyer

Law & Politics has named Laura E. Beverage, Jackson Kelly PLLC attorney and columnist for Aggregates Manager's Rock Law, as a 2013 Colorado Super Lawyer. Beverage co-authored Aggregates Manager’s March Rock Law installment. Kristin R.B. White and Meredith A. Kapushion were also ...

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A Sobering Challenge

Feb 01, 2013

“Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable,” Franz Kafka.   by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com   The words of the German writer neatly sum up my advice to operators in both Colorado and Washington, where successful 2012 ballot initiatives legalized marijuana possession ...

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MSHA Suffers a Setback

Jan 01, 2012

An administrative law judge applies common sense to a decision related to truck scales and berms.     The last several years have witnessed a new aggressiveness in the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s (MSHA) campaign to apply the berm standard found at ...

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