Tag: regulation

Fragmentation monitoring systems can offer insight on fragmentation in loader buckets, on conveyor belts and in other key places in the mine process. Photo: P&Q Staff

Arizona producers optimistic despite federal, state regulations

February 5, 2024 By

Steve Trussell of the Arizona Rock Products Association shares why he’s optimistic about the industry for his state in 2024.

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Although most of “Copper Canyon” takes place at an underground coal mine, author Tim Means says the novel’s lessons apply broadly to all operations subject to the Mine Act. Photo: ollo/ iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Where MSHA and the industry are right now

November 23, 2023 By and

Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran and Margo Lopez take stock of 2023 Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) developments and what may be ahead in 2024.

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Says Suzio York Hill’s Ric Suzio: ““Small businesses thrive on predictability. Frequent, automatic changes hinder their ability to strategically plan.” Photo: NSSGA

Suzio addresses regulatory impacts on small businesses

October 19, 2023 By

Suzio York Hill’s Ric Suzio offered perspective to the House Committee on Small Business during a hearing on Capitol Hill.

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The latest on MSHA’s impact inspection activity

July 13, 2023 By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) continues to publish the results of its nationwide impact inspections each month, recently sharing results from its May activity.

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Platform allows producers to better manage environmental data

June 5, 2023 By

Mapstry says its Environmental Data Platform equips companies with a means to comply with environmental regulations more efficiently than ever before.

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Capital Materials’ Ericka Baxter says the definition of “sustainability” is meeting the needs of today without compromising the needs of tomorrow. Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

How sustainability fits into business (Part 2)

April 27, 2023 By

During a second discussion at the Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference, construction materials producers and equipment manufacturers detail their unique approaches to sustainability in the industry.

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President Joe Biden on Thursday vetoed a resolution that would have overturned a recently revised 'Waters of the U.S." rule. Photo: NNehring/E+/Getty Images

President Biden vetoes resolution to overturn WOTUS ruling

April 7, 2023 By and

Says President Joe Biden of his veto: “The resolution would leave Americans without a clear definition of ‘Waters of the United States (WOTUS).’”

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PGA National Resort will play host to the 2024 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference next February. Photo: PGA National Resort

P&Q selects venue, dates for 2024 Roundtable

March 28, 2023 By

The Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference will return to South Florida next year. Find out where and when the magazine will host the festivities.

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Says CRH Americas’ Dwayne Boyd: “The IIJA will provide certainty to state DOTs and everyone involved in delivering infrastructure projects.” Photo: NSSGA

CRH regional president talks IIJA implementation

March 28, 2023 By

CRH Americas’ Dwayne Boyd served as a witness during a House subcommittee hearing exploring the latest with the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA).

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