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MSHA Reports Fifth Fatality of the Year

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reported that on June 13, a 65-year-old truck driver with four years of experience was fatally injured when his truck traveled over a berm and into an impoundment of water. Divers recovered the victim in 20 ft. of water.

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Hillhead Attendance Up; Product Introductions Abound

The Hillhead show in Buxton, England, is notorious for its bad weather, but this year's show featured sunny days, and plenty of activity according to Rock Products' Jeff Draycott, reporting live from the show. 

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Colas, Volvo Collaborate on Safety Project

Colas and Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) have been working to collaborate on a project that has seen the company develop and test a range of concepts and prototypes that contribute towards improved work site safety. 

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MSHA Seeking Data on Technologies to Improve Safety

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced it is seeking data on technologies that can improve safety conditions for America’s miners. MSHA’s Request for Information (RFI) focuses on reducing accidents involving mobile equipment at surface mines, and belt conveyors at surface and underground mines. The RFI is available at the Federal Register.

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MDU Resources Group Acquires Tri-City Paving

MDU Resources Group Inc. acquired Tri-City Paving Inc., a general contractor and aggregate, asphalt and ready-mix concrete supplier headquartered in Little Falls, Minn.

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