Tag: Trump administration

MSHA’s transitions through the Trump Administration

January 8, 2018By and

A number of issues occupied the attention of the mining industry in 2017. Most of these issues arose as a result of the new administration in Washington.

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What to expect from MSHA policy, leadership changes

November 3, 2017By and

While the first seven months of the Trump administration have been anything but boring, there’s still a lot to find out about MSHA’s course going forward.

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OSHA’s new silica standard and the aggregate industry

October 16, 2017By

What are the ramifications for aggregate operations now that OSHA is enforcing a new silica standard for construction?

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New head at MSHA – for now

August 22, 2017By

Learn more about the new acting head of the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA), who will lead the agency until an assistant secretary is confirmed.

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Will the ‘Trump bump’ endure for the aggregate industry?

The first quarter of 2017 has been a remarkable one for the construction materials industry.

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Senate drafts bill to spur infrastructure growth

May 18, 2017By

The legislation would leverage private-sector dollars through a new investment bank to upgrade the nation’s infrastructure.

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White House soaking in comments regarding regulations

April 18, 2017By

According to a report, the Trump administration is inclined to accept a number of public comments regarding the regulation of U.S. businesses.

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President’s budget a concern to industry associations

March 20, 2017By

Industry associations have expressed concerned with President Donald Trump’s budget proposal to cut $2.4 billion from the Department […]

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Trump seeks aggregate industry input for regulations

March 10, 2017By

In one of President Trump’s orders, he asked the aggregate industry for which regulations to target, the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association reports.

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