by Jon M. Casey For drilling and blasting professionals looking for newer, safer and more efficient ways to do their work, industry experts offered new, technological advancements at the 2018 Mine Blasting Safety and Application Seminar, Jan. 17-18 at the National Mine Health and Safety Academy in Beckley, WV. During two of these presentations, Joe […]
HOUSTON, TEXAS — CEMEX USA began the New Year by demonstrating its ongoing commitment to workplace safety and employee health with Safety Week 2018, an annual company-wide initiative designed to promote CEMEX’s goal of achieving Zero4Life at its hundreds of facilities across the United States.
by Jon M. Casey More than 175 members of the drilling and blasting industry spent January 17 and 18 at the National Mine Health and Safety Academy near Beckley, WV at the 2018 Mine Blasting Safety and Application Seminar. With more than one dozen industry experts offering seminars on a number of issues affecting drilling, […]
by Mark Strebel, Dust Division Manager, Martin Engineering It’s no secret that limestone is the dustiest substance in the cement production process, largely because it’s the primary ingredient. Dust, also known as ‘particulate matter,’ is tightly regulated at the state and federal level, both in and out of the workplace.
Three CEMEX USA cement plants are setting the pace with high safety standards, each reaching more than 1,000 days without a lost-time injury (LTI). Balcones Cement Plant in New Braunfels, Texas, Demopolis Cement Plant in Demopolis, Ala., and Knoxville Cement Plant in Knoxville, Tenn., all achieved the milestone in late 2017.