MSHA Issues New Serious Accident Alert

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has issued the following serious accident alert:

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House Panel Cuts Funding for Department of Transportation

A House panel approved legislation that would cut funding for the Department of Transportation (DOT) by more than half a billion dollars, according to The Hill. The House Appropriations subcommittee on transportation, housing and urban development advanced a spending bill by voice vote to provide $17.8 billion in discretionary funding for the DOT in the fiscal year 2018. 

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MSHA Issues Final Report on January Fatality

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) issued a final report on a Fatal Fall of Ground (Rib/Back) accident that occurred on Jan. 25, 2017, at the Linwood Mine, Linwood Mining and Minerals Corp., Davenport, Iowa.

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Dodge Momentum Index Moves Higher in June

The Dodge Momentum Index took another step forward in June, increasing 1.1 percent to 141.1 (2000=100) from its revised May reading of 139.6. The Momentum Index is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year.

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Summit Materials Implements Fleet Maintenance Management Solution

When Summit Materials found itself faced with a unique asset maintenance challenge, it turned to TMW Systems for the solution. Operating from 57 maintenance facilities across North America, Summit Materials implemented TMW’s comprehensive TMT Fleet Maintenance management solution to centralize and streamline in-house maintenance and repair operations. 

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