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Economy Forces Ash Grove To Idle Nine Of 10 Plants

The Associated Press reported that Ash Grove Cement, the nation’s largest independently owned cement manufacturer, indicated plans late last month to suspend production at nine of its 10 U.S. plants, some starting the process as soon as mid-November, earlier than the company’s usual seasonal shutdowns

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Osha Prods States To Enforce Record-Keeping Accuracy With Spot Inspections

With the belief that accurate workplace injury and illness reporting is critical to an effective enforcement program, OSHA is initiating a national emphasis program (NEP) on recordkeeping to assess the correctness of such employer-recorded data

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Unions Smell Rat In Climate Change Legislation

In surprisingly pro-business style, organized labor has noted federal policy observers’ concerns regarding the economic impact of restricting carbon dioxide emissions

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