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M&A holding pattern likely in election year

May 01, 2012

M&A holding pattern likely in election year

Global volumes of announced merger and acquisition (M&A) deals dropped to U.S. $416 billion in the first quarter of 2012 from U.S. $737 billion a year ago, according to Thomson Reuters. M&A activity in the United States was down 60 ...

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MSHA hosting web chat on April 28; ‘Plan, Prevent and Protect’ strategy proposed

Apr 27, 2010

The Department of Labor’s Spring 2010 Semi-Annual Regulatory Agenda has now been published in the Federal Register and posted online at http://www.dol.gov/regulations/. A video featuring U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Hilda Solis’ speech about the proposed Spring 2010 Regulatory Agenda also is available at ...

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The Joe Main Agenda and Prospects for MSHA Legislation in 2010

Jan 05, 2010

The Industrial Minerals Association - North America (IMA-NA) will offer a Webinar on Jan. 21 at 2 p.m. EST to examine the Mine Safety and Health Administration's (MSHA) agenda under Joe Main, as well as the prospects of MSHA legislation for 2010. ...

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Report on “Aggregates in Action” Fall Fly-In

Oct 02, 2009

Nearly 50 of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association's (NSSGA) members took to the halls of Capitol Hill, holding hundreds of meetings on Sept. 23 as part of the "Aggregates In Action" Fall Fly-In. According to the NSSGA, these grassroots leaders from the ...

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Subtraction by Addition

Sep 01, 2009

by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief For nearly a decade, the federal government has attempted to define what waters of the United States fall under regulatory purview of the Clean Water Act of 1972 (CWA). The term used in the act, “navigable waters,” ...

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MSHA’s Mike Davis to address Fly-In attendees

Aug 11, 2009

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) says it is concerned that improvements in the aggregates industry safety and health record is not being acknowledged by the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), and that the agency is more ...

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Increased MSHA Scrutiny on Fall Protection on Mobile Equipment

Aug 03, 2009

In recent weeks, the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) says it has been made aware of Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) enforcement of what it considers to be shortcomings in fall protection on new mobile equipment — lack ...

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Beware the tax man!

Jul 01, 2009

No good deed goes unpunished as environmental settlements trigger IRS scrutiny. by George Schutzer and Ora Sheinsen Federal and state agencies often threaten companies with lawsuits or penalties for alleged violations of environmental laws and regulations. Companies frequently settle with the agencies ...

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