Category Archives: Legislative News

ADM Promotes Manufacturing Industry to Congressman During ‘I Make America’ Event

Asphalt Drum Mixers, Inc. talked with its U.S. House representative about issues important to the manufacturing industry during an “I Make America” event. Rep. Jim Banks toured ADM’s Huntertown, Indiana facility May 2, answering questions from workers and sitting down for a one-on-one conversation with company president Mike Devine.

Pavement Coatings Technology Council Launches “Be Informed. Seal Success.” Education Campaign

Pavement Coatings Technology Council (PCTC), an organization which provides opportunities for dialogue, education, advancement and improvement of all aspects of the pavement coating industry, has launched its new “Be Informed. Seal Success.” educational campaign. 

OSHA Issues Proposed Rule to Extend Compliance Deadline for Crane Operator Certification Requirements

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to extend the employer’s responsibility to ensure crane operator competency and enforcement for crane operator certification to Nov. 10, 2018.

Launch of Enforcement of the Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction Standard, 29 CFR § 1926.1153

The Respirable Crystalline Silica construction standard, 29 CFR § 1926.1153, becomes enforceable on September 23, 2017. The standard establishes a new 8-hour time-weighted average (TWA) Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL) of 50 µg/m3, an action level (AL) of 25 µg/m3, and a host of ancillary requirements.