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MSHA Launches Fire Suppression Safety Initiative

During a recent quarterly stakeholder call, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced a new “Fire Suppression Safety Initiative” (FSS) to ensure that fire suppression systems on mobile equipment are in working order and capable of extinguishing equipment fires. The initiative appears to involve educating operators about FSS, including proper inspections and maintenance, as well as stepping up related enforcement, according to Avi Meyerstein of Husch Blackwell’s Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation team.

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Missouri Limestone Producers Honor Martin Marietta Mine

During the Missouri Limestone Producers Association (MLPA) annual convention, Martin Marietta was honored for its work on safety at its Stamper Mine, located just north of Kansas City, Mo. 

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PERMITTING - FEBRUARY 2019

Asphalt Plant Opposed / Massachusetts Quarry Seeks Permit / Environmental Issues on Tap in Vermont / Community Votes to Reopen Quarry

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