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Brigade Electronics Demonstrates NEW Wireless Camera Monitor System at Hillhead.

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

Brigade Electronics Demonstrates NEW Wireless Camera Monitor System at Hillhead.

Brigade Electronics Demonstrates NEW Wireless Camera Monitor System at Hillhead. Brigade Electronics demonstration truck will be on display at Hillhead this year with all its latest vehicle safety products including their NEW wireless camera monitor system. Wireless camera-monitor systems have been on ...

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Keeping the 'Class' in Classifying Tanks

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

Keeping the 'Class' in Classifying Tanks

Long-term operation and maintenance of your classifying tanks can be achieved by following five simple tips. By Tom Moore and Dave Schellberg   Sand classifying tanks have been used for more than 50 years for refining glacial/alluvial ‘natural’ and ‘manufactured’ sands and sand ...

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Intermat 2012 -- A Look at Intermat

Brooke Wisdom - Mar 21, 2012

Intermat 2012 -- A Look at Intermat

Come to Paris in April for Intermat 2012 to see what the construction industry has up its sleeves for 2012 and beyond. Ahhh, springtime in Paris! Cobblerumble of construction equipment. That’s right; it’s time, once again, for Intermat, one of the ...

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John Deere 750K Dozer

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

John Deere 750K Dozer

The new 750K crawler dozer features a John Deere PowerTech™ 6.8-L IT4 diesel engine that provides 155-165 hp at 1,800 rpm. A hydrostatic transmission gives customers infinite speed control, power management, live power turns, counter rotation while staying in gear, ...

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Section 103(k) Shutdowns

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

Section 103(k) Shutdowns

MSHA’s expansive use of Section 103(k) orders is a derogation of the purpose and intent of an enforcement tool In the last year, the Federal Mine Safety and Health Administration has shut down several mines and imposed significant operating costs on ...

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The Nation's Top 25 Construction Aggregates Producers

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

The Nation's Top 25 Construction Aggregates Producers

In 2010, the market appeared to bottom out with production continuing its downward trend and average unit values down for the first time since 1998. U.S. production of construction aggregates in 2010 was 2.14 billion short tons valued at $17 billion, ...

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AGG1: Something Old, Something New

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

AGG1: Something Old, Something New

A hard-hit construction industry makes it tough to grow a show, but the 3-year-old AGG1 is creating a place for education and the latest innovations.   Now in its third year, the AGG1 trade show may be in a holding pattern in ...

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ALJ weighs in on operator’s side in scale dispute

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 01, 2011

by Adele L. Abrams, Esq., CMSP For the second time in less than a year, an Administrative Law Judge has held that the Mine Safety Administration (MSHA) failed to demonstrate there were hazards of having haul trucks overturn from an unbermed ...

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MSHA announces results of March impact inspections

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 25, 2011

Federal inspectors issued 134 citations, orders and safeguards during special impact inspections conducted at eight coal mines and eight metal/nonmetal mines in March, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced on April 21. The ...

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MSHA reports fatality at Utah sand and gravel facility

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 20, 2011

In the wake of a fatality at a Utah sand and gravel operation, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has issued a number of recommendations as reminders to producers. A 56-year-old equipment operator with 10 years of experience was killed ...

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MSHA publishing 6 public hearing on proposed rule

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 11, 2010

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) will publish a notice on Nov. 15 in the Federal Register announcing six public hearings on the proposed rule addressing Lowering Miners’ Exposure to Respirable Coal Mine Dust, including Continuous Personal Dust Monitors. The ...

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New criteria developed for screening mines

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 29, 2010

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has announced new screening criteria for the pattern of violations enforcement program, which gives the agency additional enforcement tools to use at mines with a history of violating safety standards. This is a ...

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