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Main Tells NSSGA ‘We Owe Miners a Safe Workplace’

Joseph A. Main, assistant secretary of labor for Mine Safety and Health, addressed members of the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) at its convention March 5 in Las Vegas. Main covered a variety of topics, and noted that “the actions taken by MSHA and the mining community to improve mine safety and health” have put the industry “on a steady path of improvement.”

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4th Circuit Lacks Jurisdiction In Discrimination Reinstatement Case

The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit lacks jurisdiction to act upon a mining company’s appeal of a Review Commission decision upholding the temporary reinstatement of a miner.

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Principle Number One: Safety First

This is the first in a series of six columns exploring traditional principles of safety. – Ed.

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Dig it at Diggerland

Diggerland USA will be a construction-themed adventure park where “children and their families will be able to drive, ride and operate heavy machinery in a safe family-friendly environment.” I can’t wait to go to Diggerland!

Diggerland USA will be a construction-themed adventure park where “children and their families will be able to drive, ride and operate heavy machinery in a safe family-friendly environment.”

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Is ConExpo-Con/Agg Too Big?

Mark CECA RP logoBy now, you have likely heard the news: ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014 was big. REAL big.

The show’s total registration of 129,364 soared past the last edition of the show achieving the second-highest attendance in history. The show also set new records for exhibit space, number of exhibitors and education tickets sold.

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