49 Maine companies garner recognition for safety in 2013

49 Maine companies garner recognition for safety in 2013

- Apr 17, 2014

The Maine Aggregate Association (MAA) has recognized 49 of its member companies exceptional safety in the past year. At ...

Home starts rise 2.8% in March

Home starts rise 2.8% in March

- Apr 17, 2014

Home starts rose 2.8 percent in March due to an increase in single-family homes, signaling what many analysts ...

Mining industry expected to lose 53% of skilled workers by 2029

Mining industry expected to lose 53% of skilled workers by 2029

- Apr 16, 2014

The mining industry is expected to lose more than half of its skilled laborers by 2029, according to ...

U.S. DOT: Highway Trust Fund could shortfall in late August

U.S. DOT: Highway Trust Fund could shortfall in late August

- Apr 16, 2014

In its latest update of the Highway Trust Fund Ticker, the U.S. Department of Transportation predicts the Highway ...

Metal/nonmetal mining deaths rise by 27% in 2013

Metal/nonmetal mining deaths rise by 27% in 2013

- Apr 15, 2014

Metal and nonmetal mining saw an increase of approximately 27 percent in deaths in 2013, bringing the fatal ...

Boston’s only quarry could start accepting contaminated construction fill

Boston’s only quarry could start accepting contaminated construction fill

- Apr 15, 2014

A 127-year-old quarry in Boston -- the city’s only quarry -- is seeking permission to take in up ...

AGGREGATES INSIDER

VIDEO: Giant-sized Jenga

VIDEO: Giant-sized Jenga

- Apr 17, 2014

  In a short film in its new “Built For It” series, Cat highlights five equipment operators facing off in a super-sized Jenga game. The catch? Eight tons of wooden blocks ...

MSHA Issues Guidance on POV Corrective Action Programs

MSHA Issues Guidance on POV Corrective Action Programs

- Apr 15, 2014

MSHA’s Pattern of Violations (POV) saga continues. On April 3, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) issued a Program Information Bulletin (PIB) detailing the ...

FEATURED EQUIPMENT

Product of the Week: Komatsu PC170LC-10 excavator

Product of the Week: Komatsu PC170LC-10 excavator

Komatsu America Corp.’s PC170LC-10 excavator, with operating weights ranging from 38,100 to 41,5600 pounds, joins its dash-10 series. The ...

Product of the Week: Deister BFO-11224-EX2 Mine-Duty Screen

Product of the Week: Deister BFO-11224-EX2 Mine-Duty Screen

Deister Machine Co. rolls out its BFO-11224-EX2 Mine-Duty Screen. Offering the next generation in machine size and production output, ...

Rollouts April 2014

AggMan Staff - Apr 1, 2014

Wheel loaders, impact crushers, cone crushers and track drills are among the products featured.

State and Province News April 2014

AggMan Staff - Apr 1, 2014

Keep up to date with this breakdown of industry news in the United States and Canada.

Ill-Advised Rulemaking

AggMan Staff - Apr 1, 2014

While the goal of protecting workers is certainly an admirable one, OSHA’s silica exposure proposal has numerous flaws ...

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