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ALLIANCE’S TECH TASK FORCE BEGINS MESSAGING FOR APPEARANCE BEFORE INSPECTOR TRAINEES AT MSHA ACADEMY

NSSGA has offered to develop a program for the MSHA-NSSGA Alliance’s Technical Task Force by which aggregates safety and production personnel will present a panel discussion for MSHA Academy inspector trainees at Beckley, West Virginia, in order to present the operator side of what it takes to comply with MSHA standards.  The panel will comprise…

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Posted 7/23/14 at 9:29 PM

2014 DREDGER OF THE YEAR AWARDED TO DSC DREDGE PRESIDENT BOB WETTA

DSC Dredge, LLC, President and CEO Bob Wetta was honored by the Western Dredging Association with the 2014 Dredger Of The Year award at the recent Dredging Summit & Expo in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. DSC Dredge has been a member of WEDA for more than 20 years and has enjoyed a strong employee commitment to…

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Posted 7/23/14 at 9:06 PM

U.S. SILICA TO ACQUIRE REGIONAL FRAC SAND PRODUCER CADRE SERVICES INC.

U.S. Silica Holdings, Frederick, Maryland, announced July 18 that it has signed a stock purchase agreement to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Cadre Services Inc., a leading regional sand mining Company based in Voca, Texas.   Closing is expected by the end of the month. Cadre operates a single frac sand mine and plant,…

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Posted 7/23/14 at 8:41 PM

SAFETY ALERT ON IMPORTANCE OF THINKING ON THE JOB PUBLISHED BY THE MSHA-NSSGA ALLIANCE

The MSHA-NSSGA Alliance for education and training has published a one-page Safety Alert on the importance of workers and managers thinking and staying alert on the job to avoid incidents, injuries and fatalities. These at-a-glance Safety Alerts make for excellent topics for safety meetings, toolbox talks and other opportunities to brain-storm for improving operations and…

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Posted 7/22/14 at 8:37 PM

Think and Stay Alert On the Job

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Posted 7/22/14 at 5:00 PM

Jon Stewart Pokes Fun At The Trust Fund and Cracks at the Gas Tax

Even Jon Stewart, anchor of the satirical news program, The Daily Show, understands the need to address America’s crumbling surface transportation infrastructure.  Take a look at “Shabby Road.” The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Daily Show on Facebook

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Posted 7/17/14 at 9:09 PM

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