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EPA and Conductivity - Round 2

Article by Josie Gaskey, PACA's Director of Environmental, Safety and Health

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The Environmental Protection Agency has issued a draft report for conductivity. Comments are due February 21, 2017.

MSHA Announces Final Rule for Examination of Work Places

Article by Josie Gaskey, PACA's Director of Environmental, Safety and Health

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Late on January 17, 2017, MSHA announced it will issue its final rule for Examination of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines. The new rule will be published in the Federal Register on Jan. 23, 2017, and will go into effect on May 23, 2017.

TRB Webinar: Roller-Compacted Concrete Pavements

Article provided by Jim Casilio, P.E., PACA's Director of Technical Services

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The Transportation Research Board (TRB) will conduct a webinar on Monday, January 23, 2017, from 2:00PM to 3:30PM ET on roller-compacted concrete (RCC) pavements, which has not been widely used by U.S. highway agencies, but may provide benefits like cost-effectiveness and ease of construction. This webinar will focus on information in Technical Brief FHWA-HIF-16-003.* The presenters will discuss RCC materials, mixtures, designs, and uses.
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