Tag: Education

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P&Q University Lesson 5: Loading, Excavating & Dredging

March 4, 2019By

Lesson 5 of Pit & Quarry University describes equipment and safety practices when loading, excavating and dredging.

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Representatives presented the solutions to the entire group. Photo by Allison Barwacz

Why hands-on training is uniquely effective

February 4, 2019By

The McLanahan 2019 Dealer Academy followed a unique format that involved both education and hands-on training.

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2019 AGG1 Academy educational sessions

January 8, 2019By

The 2019 AGG1 Academy & Expo features more than 60 educational sessions for producers, manufacturers and all industry employees to learn more about how to improve their operation.

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The Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association celebrated its centennial in 2018. Photo: Kevin Yanik

Safety, zoning challenges addressed at OAIMA meeting

November 16, 2018By

The Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association (OAIMA) hosted its Annual Meeting & Trade Show, drawing hundreds of attendees to Columbus, Ohio, for a centennial celebration, education and more.

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Determining who will run your future mine

October 31, 2018By

As the use of autonomous vehicles and other advanced technologies increases, the profile of the future mining workforce could change by up to 80 percent by 2024.

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Brian Taylor, left, Director of Manufacturing for Telsmith, presents the donation to Taylor Last, right, Port Washington High School Technology Education and FIRST Robotics Team coach. Photo courtesy of Telsmith

Telsmith donates to Wisconsin HS tech-ed program

October 23, 2018By

Telsmith donated funds to Port Washington High School, assisting with purchasing manufacturing equipment for the school’s technical education department.

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MSHA to distribute $10.5M in state grant funding

October 2, 2018By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) awarded funding to support safety and health courses, and other programs.

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The good, the bad and the ugly of online training courses

August 27, 2018By

Be wary of the Internet-based ‘MSHA training program,’ as it might be a hoax to lure money out of your pocket.

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