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With a new administration in power and new regulations coming, Pat Jacomet of the Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association argues that it’s essential that educational field services be permitted to work alongside producers. Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

The aggregate industry braces for regulatory change (Part 2)

September 11, 2021By

P&Q’s 2021 Roundtable presented a forum to discuss the greatest shifts – or lack thereof – in the Mine Safety & Health Administration since the onset of the Biden administration.

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Bond Construction's Karen Hubacz-Kiley, center, participated in the 2021 Roundtable panel discussion alongside Pat Jacomet of the Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association, left, and Hanson Aggregates Southeast's Scott Dickson. Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

Roundtable panelists search for labor shortage solutions

August 24, 2021By

A panel of 2021 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference attendees shared how the pandemic impacted their ability to successfully find and keep employees – a challenge every aggregate producer continues to deal with.

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Kleemann's Evan Clarke, left, and Bond Construction Corp.'s Karen Hubacz-Kiley participated in the 2020 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference. Photos: PamElla Lee Photography

Turning the corner on aggregate supply shortages

May 11, 2020By

Among the topics discussed at the 2020 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference was aggregate supply, which is becoming a growing concern for the industry across the United States.

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Yanik: Plenty of reasons to give thanks these days

March 30, 2020By

Taking the temperature of the world around us provides a reminder of just how fortunate we are to work in and around the aggregate industry.

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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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2019 state by state report: Ohio

December 13, 2019By

Pat Jacomet, the executive director of the Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association, offers his thoughts on the Buckeye State’s 2020.

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Industry, MSHA talk business in the Midwest

August 29, 2019By

Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) leaders paid a visit this month to Ohio, where industry representatives from eight states gathered to share concerns and discuss opportunities.

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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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