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OSHA tightens timelines for reporting severe injuries, fatalities

Source: Occupational Safety and Health Administration

A revised rule, effective January 2015, details new deadlines for employers to notify OSHA when an employee is killed on the job or suffers a work-related hospitalization, amputation or loss of an eye, and updates the list of employers partially exempt from agency record-keeping requirements.

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Thermomass affords Meadow Burke sandwich wall technology platform

Sources: Meadow Burke LLC, Tampa, Fla.; CP staff

Major concrete accessories and hardware player Meadow Burke has acquired Boone, Iowa-based Thermomass, which offers patent-protected insulation systems for precast, tilt-up and cast-in-place walls. The deal extends a portfolio Meadow Burke expanded earlier this summer by acquiring Bowco Industries, a utility and underground-precast accessory specialist.

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CIM Committee rounds up World of Concrete auction donations

Sources: Concrete Industry Management National Steering Committee; CP staff

Aiming to eclipse a record $810,000 grossed earlier this year, organizers of the 10th annual auction benefitting Concrete Industry Management undergraduate and graduate degree programs are soliciting equipment, material, travel and sports entertainment package donations for silent, online and live bidding. Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers will conduct the event at the Las Vegas Convention Center on February 4—the second day of 2015 World of Concrete.

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