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Building Better Roads

Aug 01, 2014

Building Better Roads

Road-gripping technologies already in place in Europe and Asia are now being implemented in the United States. Learn what this means for material producers. by Robert N. Dingess Roughly 33,000 people are killed annually in motor vehicle crashes on U.S. roadways. According ...

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NSSGA: Protect future operations by giving input on OSHA’s silica rule

Jun 10, 2014

NSSGA: Protect future operations by giving input on OSHA’s silica rule

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) is urging industry input on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) proposed rule on respirable crystalline silica. Related: Three fatal flaws of OSHA’s proposed crystalline silica rule NSSGA last week filed with OSHA ...

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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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NSSGA’s Pam Whitted testifies to OSHA on potential impacts of proposed crystalline silica rule

Mar 27, 2014

NSSGA’s Pam Whitted testifies to OSHA on potential impacts of proposed crystalline silica rule

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s Senior Vice President of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Pam Whitted on Thursday testified before the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on the agency’s proposed silica rule. OSHA’s analysis for the proposed regulation has ...

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A Taxing Situation

Feb 01, 2014

by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com   Conventional wisdom dictates that most onerous local regulations are born in the West and migrate East. It was a bit of a surprise, therefore, when I read about a dispute involving taxes levied on aggregates. This particular ...

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VIDEO: 1938 Labor Dept. video aims to prevent Silicosis

Sep 09, 2013

VIDEO: 1938 Labor Dept. video aims to prevent Silicosis

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced plans to update its 40-year-old standards. OSHA’s proposed rule, according to an August report from our sister site, Equipment World, aims to lower worker exposure to crystalline silica, which can come from ...

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March 2012

Mar 01, 2012

March 2012

Critical Crushing

Rock Law

Apr 01, 2011

The Hex Chrom HEX It’s in the news and top-of-mind in many regulatory agencies, so assess your risks related to hexavalent chromium. by John McGahren, Mark Savit, and Ora Sheinson Hexavalent chromium (hex chrom) is in the news and on the front line ...

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