Tag: Education

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MSHA providing operators flexibility on recertifications

March 26, 2020By

In light of the current business environment, the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) will work with mine operators on several key recertifications, including annual refresher training.

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NSSGA’s Young Leaders meeting bumped to August

March 22, 2020By

With heightened concerns around the coronavirus pandemic, the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) made the decision to move the upcoming meeting.

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Butler Tech signed an agreement to launch MACC Tech to provide training to students in mining, asphalt, concrete and construction technology. Photo courtesy of Butler Tech

Ohio tech school offering industry-specific program

February 14, 2020By

Butler Tech becomes the first career technical center in Ohio to adopt a new 12-point, industry-recognized credential program for mining, asphalt, concrete and construction.

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Presidential election draws discussion at 2020 P&Q Roundtable

February 3, 2020By

The 2020 presidential election was a key talking point at this year’s Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference, where attendees provided input about their election hopes and expectations.

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Komatsu's PC1250SP-11 excavator will be at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020. Photo courtesy of Komatsu

Komatsu to debut Machine Control 2.0, new machines

January 3, 2020By

The upcoming ConExpo-Con/Agg is an opportunity for the company to showcase its latest equipment and tech.

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Texas science teachers enjoy a tour of the Austin Core Research Center at the Bureau of Economic Geology during a TMRA Teacher Workshop. The award-winning educational workshops are offered each summer covering lignite, uranium and industrial minerals mining. Photo courtesy of TACA

How TACA aims to enhance public education of the industry

December 11, 2019By

The Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association (TACA) partnered with the Texas Mining and Reclamation on a program for teachers.

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Workplace exam education opportunities available

October 31, 2019By

With the 2017 workplace exams rule returning, the Mine Safety & Health Administration is hosting a series of meetings in November to educate its stakeholders.

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Major's program involves hands-on training with a 6-ft. x 20-ft. screen box, training participants to spot and diagnose problems in the field. Photo courtesy of Major

Major, General Equipment partner on screening education

September 11, 2019By

The screen media manufacturer partnered with the North Dakota-based dealer to offer aggregate producers more hands-on experience with vibrating screens.

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