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Upgraded MSHA data system to assist operators with compliance

June 13, 2019By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) completed an upgrade to its primary data system, bringing increased functionality and more intuitive navigation to this feature on the agency’s website.

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Aggregate producers are raising concerns as MSHA merges coal inspectors with the metal/nonmetal mining sector. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Understanding MSHA’s informal conference process

June 13, 2019By and

Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran and Margo Lopez explain how the process can provide an efficient means for addressing issues with citations early on.

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MSHA, EPA rules to watch in the months to come

June 3, 2019By

The Trump administration’s updated agenda of pending regulations and upcoming regulatory rollbacks offers a glimpse of what’s to come with the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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Photo courtesy of NIOSH

Identifying safety risks through panorama photos

Capturing and studying panoramic photos is one way aggregate producers can build up their hazard recognition skills during safety training.

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MSHA is intensifying its approach to workplace health. Photo by Joe McCarthy.

MSHA renews its focus on health

May 17, 2019By and

Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran and Margo Lopez explore the intensifying focus on health by the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA).

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USGS again ranked Cemex’s Balcones Quarry as the top crushed stone-producing operation in the nation. Photo by Kevin Yanik

How producers, manufacturers prioritize employee safety

May 13, 2019By

Safety is the focus in protecting manufacturers’ employees and for the producers who incorporate new tech into their operations.

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Employee safety should always be the first priority when resuming operations in the spring. Photo courtesy of Mellott Company.

Starting up your operation this spring

May 9, 2019By

After the long offseason, checking a site’s conditions and crushing equipment is essential for aggregate operations to successfully resume.

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Scepaniak was brought up in the family company by his father, Joe, who taught him the ins and outs of the aggregate industry along with his cousin, Tony. Photo courtesy of Wm. D. Scepaniak.

P&Q Profile: Wm. D. Scepaniak’s John Scepaniak

April 23, 2019By

In this exclusive interview, P&Q chats with John Scepaniak, the project manager of Wm. D. Scepaniak, about current projects, contract crushing and more.

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