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CSC develops new safety training

Jun 18, 2010

The Construction Safety Council developed a new train-the-trainer Health Hazards Awareness Program for the construction industry. Using federal funding from the Susan Harwood Training Grant, the CSC delivers a curriculum covering chemical, physical and biological hazards on the job site. The ...

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Judge rejects $558 million case against Cemex

Feb 02, 2010

by Kerry Clines, Senior Editor In June, Texas General Land Office (GLO) Commissioner Jerry Patterson accused Cemex of trespassing on its own land by not paying the state of Texas for the removal and sale of sand and gravel by Cemex, ...

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AGG 1 Academy Highlights

Feb 01, 2010

The education program at the AGG 1 Forum & Expo offers a wide range of topics to choose from. by Kerry Clines, Senior Editor  AGG 1 Academy will have aggregate industry experts and panelists present courses and case studies on relevant, timely ...

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Learn how to avoid anti-trust violations

Nov 18, 2009

On Dec. 9, the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association will present a two-hour Webinar on how to avoid antitrust violations for your employees and your business. The course will be taught by Don Knebel, who has taught this course in ...

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NSSGA Webinar on NIOSH dust control recommendations

Nov 02, 2009

A National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) webinar, to be presented by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), will deliver practical information on techniques for controlling worker exposure to dust in the aggregates industry.  The hour-long presentation set ...

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ISA Automation Week 2010

Oct 29, 2009

Location: Westin Galleria Complex, Houston, Texas Sponsor: International Society of Automation Contact: Jennifer Infantino, 919-990-9287; e-mail jinfantino@isa.org

NSSGA’s Young Leaders Annual Meeting

Oct 02, 2009

Location: San Diego, Calif. Sponsor: National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association Contact: Andrew Dougherty, e-mail adougherty@nssga.org

MSHA Supervisor Training Seminar

Sep 28, 2009

Dates: Nov. 3-4 Location: Hershey, Pa. Sponsor: Catamount Consulting LLC Contact: Scott McKenna; 518-623-2352; smckenna@catamountconsultingllc.com

NSSGA’s Pulverized Minerals Div. 2009 Annual Meeting

Sep 16, 2009

Date: Sept. 23-24 Location: NSSGA offices, Alexandria, Va. Sponsor: National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association Registration: Contact Trayvia Watson, 703-525-8788; or go to http://www.nssga.org/calendar/PMD_0909/

NSSGA zoning and permitting webinar, Sept. 17

Aug 19, 2009

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association will host a zoning and permitting webinar — How to be Successful with Zoning and Permitting an Aggregate: Strategies and Techniques for Successful Rezoning and Permitting under Community Land Use Regulations — in September ...

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Quarry Academy focuses on improving processes

Aug 11, 2009

"Improving processes, instilling expertise" is the theme for Quarry Academy 2009, sponsored by Sandvik and Dyno Nobel and scheduled for Nov. 3 through 5 in Atlanta, Ga. The three-day technical course will address current best practices in unit operations with a focus ...

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July 2009 – Information Library

Jul 01, 2009

by Kerry Clines, Senior Editor   Silica exposure guidance document The new 72-page guidance document, Controlling Silica Exposures in Construction, provides information on controlling silica exposure using various engineering control approaches and tools for several kinds of construction operations and equipment, as well ...

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