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Great Lakes District Council Annual Meeting

The fall 1-day MSHA workshop of the Michigan Chapter of the Holmes Safety Association will be held in Gaylord on Thursday, October 4, 2018. Please click here to learn more about the event.

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Wildlife Habitat Council Regional Forum

The Wildlife Habitat Council recently opened up registration for a regional forum they are holding in Detroit on August 16, 2018.   For more than a decade the council has brought together corporations, partners, and agencies to develop and leverage collaborations for conservation. During this forum, the Wildlife Habitat Council will showcase the positive impact of…

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MDOT Update – Various Items

As you recall in 2015 the Michigan Legislature approved an additional $1.2 billion for highway/bridge projects that will be fully phased in by 2021.  However, even with this additional funding, MDOT is projecting that they still will have an annual funding short fall of $1.4 billion per year.  This shortfall is for the MDOT system…

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Standardized Permits from County Road Agencies

By Denise Donohue, Director County Road Association of Michigan There is a lot of change in the air when it comes to transportation permits that are required to move oversize and overwidth vehicles on Michigan’s local road system.  And some of them may impact vehicles used by the road and aggregate industries, which are also…

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MDOT weight restriction being lifted effective May 3, 2018

MDOT has issued a spring weight restriction bulletin lifting restrictions for the following area effective 6:00 am Thursday, May 3, 2018. “…from the southern Michigan border north to and including US-2 from Iron Mountain to St. Ignace.  Frost restrictions are still in effect for the remainder of the state and will be imposed and enforced…

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Lt. Gov. Brian Calley Unveils FixTheSooLocks Website

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 LANSING, Mich. – Lt.  Gov.  Brian Calley today announced the launch of a new website encouraging Michiganders and people across the country to thank President Trump for calling on the need to fix and upgrade the Soo Locks and find out more about this vital national infrastructure. While visiting Michigan last…

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Support the MAA PAC

It’s common knowledge that there is more money being spent in politics today than ever before. With so much “big money” in today’s political theater, how can individuals still have a voice in the political process? One of the best ways to make sure your voice is heard is to contribute to a political action…

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MAA Works to Modify 10-Day Relocation Notice

Over the past few months, MAA has worked diligently to inform both the MDEQ and various legislators about the current problems associated with the requirements set forth in PA 451 of 1994 section 324.5505 (5) that requires that a company that has obtained a permit to install through the DEQ to notify the department at…

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Governor’s Summit on Extractive Industry – Video of Sessions Now Posted

As you may recall, back on February 13, 2018, MAA along with other industry partner’s help host the 2018 Governor’s Summit on Extractive Industries. For those that were not able to attend and learn first-hand about the various aspects of the extractive industries, the following links are provided so that you can view the noted…

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