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Cement Show Kicks Off

logo121April 15, 2013 – I am blogging live this week from Orlando at the IEEE-IAS/PCA Cement Conference. People from all over the world are here taking advantage of a wide range of technical educational sessions and a hall full of exhibits as well.

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Fatalities Lowest Ever

MSHAredApril 9, 2013 – MSHA announced the release of preliminary data for 2012 that indicate the lowest fatality and injury rates in the history of U.S. mining. In 2012, the fatality rate was .0107 deaths per 200,000 hours worked. The rate of reported injuries was 2.56 per 200,000 hour worked. These reductions replace the prior year’s record historical low rates.

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Mine Safety Bill Introduced

MSHAredApril 2, 2013 – Reps. Nick J. Rahall (D-W.Va.) and George Miller (D-Calif.) introduced the Robert C. Byrd Mine Safety Protection Act of 2013 (H.R. 1373), legislation aimed at strengthening national efforts to protect miners' health and safety. 

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Young Leaders to Gather

nssgaMarch 25, 2013 – NSSGA's Young Leaders group will hold its annual meeting May 14-19 in New Orleans. Young leaders from both large and small companies come together from different fields of the industry to attend the annual meeting.

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AGG1 Day Two

DSC03823March 21, 2013 – The second day of the AGG1 show continued with good booth traffic and additional educational sessions. The NSSGA convention is also a big part of AGG1. The Annual Honors Awards Ceremony honored the best operations and outstanding individuals.

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