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The latest on MSHA’s impact inspection activity

July 13, 2023By

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, 2023By

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, 2023By

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, 2023By 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, 2023By

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, 2023By

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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Luck Companies’ Mark Williams, a former chair of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s Environmental Committee, represented the aggregate industry on Capitol Hill during a recent House committee hearing. Photo: Luck Companies

NSSGA member speaks out on WOTUS rule

March 8, 2023By

Luck Companies environmental manager Mark Williams touched on the impact of the new waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule during a recent House committee hearing.

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EPA under the Trump administration argued that the Navigable Waters Protection rule ended decades of uncertainty over where federal jurisdiction begins and ends. Photo: P&Q Staff

New WOTUS definition emerges to end 2022

January 1, 2023By

A new ‘waters of the U.S.’ (WOTUS) rule expands Clean Water Act jurisdiction over roadside ditches, and industry stakeholders say it could slow the delivery of transportation projects.

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Legislative, regulatory developments to expect in 2023

December 11, 2022By

Michael Johnson of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association explains what’s on the agenda come January when the next Congress gets underway.

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