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Proposed North Carolina budget would get rid of the Mine and Quarry Inspection Division

Jul 21, 2015

Proposed North Carolina budget would get rid of the Mine and Quarry Inspection Division

The North Carolina Senate wants to save nearly $350,000 a year by getting rid of the state's Mine and Quarry Inspection Division. The News and Observer in Raleigh reported that the state's Senate proposed a budget that calls for eliminated the Department ...

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VIDEO: OSHA gives tips on how to stay healthy working in the summer heat

Jul 15, 2015

VIDEO: OSHA gives tips on how to stay healthy working in the summer heat

Pretty much most of America is simmering as the summer gets into full swing. With the rising temperature, comes an increased chance of heat illnesses for those working at mining operations and construction sites under the sun. The Occupational Safety and Health ...

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MSHA invites all mine health and safety trainers to join its training call on April 29

Apr 28, 2015

MSHA invites all mine health and safety trainers to join its training call on April 29

Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Assistant Secretary Joseph A. Main has issued an invitation to all mine health and safety trainers to join the agency’s quarterly training call on Wednesday, April 29, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Eastern time. ...

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Michigan DNR agrees to sell land to Graymont, Inc. to develop limestone mine

Mar 26, 2015

After a Michigan Natural Resources Commission meeting, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) agreed to sell 1,781 acres of land in northern Mackinac County to Graymont, Inc. for the development of a limestone mine. The Herald reports that Graymont ...

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Southern Aggregates fighting petition for mine location

Aug 19, 2014

Southern Aggregates fighting petition for mine location

Southern Aggregates is currently fighting a petition with 400 signatures from residents of Watson, Louisiana,  over a proposed location for a sand and gravel mine. The company has plans to excavate sand and gravel for commercial sale. Its proposal would include ...

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Mine worker dies in tragic accident

Jul 29, 2014

Mine worker dies in tragic accident

Kyle Martin, 29, died following a tragic accident at Murray Mines in South Carolina. Martin fell into a pond where he and other employees were pumping out sand. Co-workers who were present at the time of the accident were not sure ...

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Mine refuses MSHA inspection

Jul 18, 2014

Mine refuses MSHA inspection

A sand and gravel mine in North Dakota has found itself in a heap of trouble with the U.S. Department of Labor. The agency has filed a lawsuit against the Jamestown-based Northern Excavating Co. for denying federal officials entry to ...

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Pump Up the Maintenance

Dec 02, 2011

Pump Up the Maintenance

Pumps need regular maintenance and attention to continue running smoothly and efficiently.     by Thomas Aldridge   How many of us have gotten into our car for a quick run to the grocery store, and tried to start it only to hear a click, ...

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