A new OSHA document, "Preventing Skin Problems from Working with Portland Cement," aims to educate employers and employees about effective ways to prevent skin-related injuries in the cement and concrete industries
Revised guidance on skin protection against exposure to portland cement follows OSHA's recently announced National Emphasis Program (NEP) to target worksites where employees are at risk for developing silicosis
Nlrb Unloads Longshoremen's Claim To Cemex Barge Work
NLRB ruled late last month that Operating Engineers Local 3-represented Cemex Construction Materials L.P. employees are entitled to operate a bucket loader on an aggregate barge serving a San Francisco ready mixed plant, thus rejecting an International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 10 jurisdictional claim
Lengthy Negotiations Net St. Marys Parent Prairie Material Sales
After at least six months of discussions, Votorantim Cement North America (VCNA) announced last week closing on an asset deal involving of one of the industry's largest independent ready mixed operators, Bridgeview, Ill.-based Prairie Material Sales Inc
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