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The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) 2023 Young Leaders Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, provided Major a platform to engage Dibble Equipment. Matt Dibble, who represents the second generation of his family-owned company, was in attendance alongside Edwards.


... the silica rule is facing two separate legal challenges from mining industry associations. They’re asking federal judges to analyze the rule for its legality. “Worker safety and health is a core value of our association, but unfortunately, this rule has missed the mark,” National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association CEO & President Michael Johnson said in a written statement.

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The US Mine Safety and Health Administration rule requires mines to cut respirable silica levels by 50%. The nation’s 1,100 coal mines have until April 2025 to comply, while the 11,000 underground and surface non-coal mines have until April 2026. In a written statement Tuesday, National Stone, Sand, and Gravel Association President Michael Johnson summarized the employers’ objections.