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MSHA issues serious non-fatal accident alert, best practices in response to water truck accident

Apr 12, 2015

MSHA issues serious non-fatal accident alert, best practices in response to water truck accident

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) issued a metal/non-metal serious non-fatal accident alert in response to a mobile equipment accident that occurred at a surface gold mine. Though the accident did not occur at an aggregate operation, it can ...

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MSHA sends alert and offers Best Practices after serious non-fatal truck accident

Apr 01, 2015

MSHA sends alert and offers Best Practices after serious non-fatal truck accident

Though the following accident occurred at a copper mine, it provides an opportunity for all metal/non-metal operations to discuss truck and mobile equipment operation safety, as well as review Best Practices to avoid such an incident. On Dec. 18, 2014, a ...

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Moonscape to Landscape

Jul 21, 2014

Moonscape to Landscape

Teichert’s Hallwood Plant mines aggregate from the tailings left behind by gold-mining dredges a hundred years ago.   by Kerry Clines, Contributing Editor   Teichert Materials’ Hallwood Plant is located near the town of Marysville in northern California. It mines aggregate in the Yuba ...

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MSHA talks about the Small Mines Program

Feb 18, 2013

MSHA talks about the Small Mines Program

Last week, I interviewed Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health Joe Main and Administrator in the Metal and Nonmetal Mine Safety and Health Administration Neal Merrifield. The main topic of our conversation was guarding in aggregate operations ...

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Michels keeps it mobile

Jul 06, 2011

Michels keeps it mobile

Portable plants are key in keeping Waterloo Quarry productive and successful during tough times. By Kerry Clines, Senior Editor Wisconsin-based Michels Materials, a division of Michels Corp., does things a little bit differently at its quarries. Instead of hauling material from the ...

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