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MSHA Civil Monetary Penalty Amounts to Change Effective 8/1/16

The Department of Labor (DOL) has issued an Interim Final Rule (IFR) that will adjust the penalty amounts for Mine Act violations. The IFR was issued pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act


METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY – On June 3, 2016, a 24-year old haul truck operator, with 9 months of experience, and a 56-year old hydraulic excavator operator, with 6 years of experience, were killed at a

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MSHA Update

Enhanced enforcement implementation triggered from “Rules to Live By” and exam rule violations set to begin July 1st MSHA’s Assistant Secretary Joseph A. Main, recently announced that beginning July 1, 2016, MSHA will implement enhanced

Publications Available at the MAA Office

Tailgate Training Manual Air Permitting Guide Environmental Permits and Regulation Guide Zoning and Land-use Guide Understanding Part 201 of the Environmental Code Michigan Testing Methods MDOT Materials Sampling Guide MSHA Safety Guidelines Commencement/Closing Form MAA

April 24th, 2016|Safety general|

Slogan Contest


The Michigan Aggregates Association Safety Committee has chosen a winner for the 2016 MAA Safety Slogan Contest! Derek Quinn of Carr Brothers & Sons, submitted the winning slogan. He will receive $100 for his entry. The


Sharon Kindt of Carmeuse Lime & Stone was the winner of the 2015 Safety Slogan contest. Her slogan is: Be a Safety Leader - Own it! His winning slogan was used on hard hat stickers

January 24th, 2015|Safety Slogan Contest|


2015 Award Winners

Aggregrate Industries Dundee Quarry Chelsea Sand & Gravel Battle Creek Sand & Gravel Kwest Sand & Gravel Wayland Sand & Gravel Sweet Otsego Shop Edwardsburg Sand & Gravel NB #1 Aggregate Resources Inc. Aggregate

May 3rd, 2016|Safety Awards|

2015 Award Program

The MAA Safety Award Program is way to recognize members that encourage and promote a safe work environment. Each year the Michigan Aggregates Association recognizes operators who have zero recordable accidents. Each plant must also operate

January 15th, 2015|Safety Awards|