October 4, 2012 View Web Version | Text Only Version
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Industrial Sand
New Statewide Association Formed with Focus on Responsible Sand Mining in Wisconsin
Safety
Shovel Safely Poster
EPA
Design for Environment Safer Chemical Ingredients List
MSHA
Machine Guarding PPT
DOL Inspector General Report on MSHA’s Internal Accountability Program Released
Just for Laughs!
IMA-NA Events
WEBINAR: Responding to MSHA/OSHA Document Requests
Georgia Mining Association 2nd Annual Management Conference In Conjunction with IMA-NA
Registration Now Open for the 2013 IMA-NA Technology Workshop
Other Events
QPC Mine Ventilation Summit
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•  WEBINAR: The GRI Framework Overview, August 29, 2:00 p.m. EST.  Click here to register.
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•  2013 IMA-NA Industrial Minerals Technology Workshop, Fort Lauderdale Marriott Coral Springs Hotel, Golf Club & Convention Center, March 4-6, 2013.  Registration will open soon.

Industrial Sand
 
New Statewide Association Formed with Focus on Responsible Sand Mining in Wisconsin
Four sand mining organizations with processing and mining operations in Wisconsin announced they have formed the Wisconsin Industrial Sand Association (WISA) – a statewide organization committed to fostering healthy, safe and environmentally responsible sand mining in Wisconsin.  Read more
Safety
 
Shovel Safely Poster
Sponsored by the Law Office of Adele L. Abrams, PC
IMA-NA has determined that many of our people are injured while shoveling.  Read more
EPA
 
Design for Environment Safer Chemical Ingredients List
EPA’s Design for the Environment (DfE) Program has announced the posting of the DfE Safer Chemical Ingredients List. Read more
MSHA
 
Machine Guarding PPT
MSHA has released its new machine guarding compliance assistance PowerPoint (PPT).  The PPT is a sequel to a compliance guide for guarding conveyor belts MSHA published in 2010.  Read more
DOL Inspector General Report on MSHA’s Internal Accountability Program Released
At the request of House Education and Labor Chairman John Kline (R-MN), the Department of Labor’s Inspector General produced a comprehensive report on the progress that MSHA had made on implementing the recommendations of the 2007 Inspector General report as well as the recommendations proposed by MSHA’s accountability office.  Read more
Just for Laughs!
 
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IMA-NA Events
 
WEBINAR: Responding to MSHA/OSHA Document Requests
We are pleased to have IMA-NA associate member Adele Abrams, Law Office of Adele Abrams, PC, present a webinar on "Responding to MSHA/OSHA Document Requests." Read more
Georgia Mining Association 2nd Annual Management Conference In Conjunction with IMA-NA
The Georgia Mining Association (GMA) and IMA-NA are co-sponsoring a Management Conference, January 22-24, 2013, in Savannah, Georgia.  Read more
Registration Now Open for the 2013 IMA-NA Technology Workshop
We are excited to announce the registration has opened for the 2013 IMA-NA Technology Workshop. Read more
Other Events
 
QPC Mine Ventilation Summit
Discount for IMA-NA Members
ICPC is hosting a Mine Ventilation conference, and they have offered a discount to IMA-NA members (5% off for the all access pass to the conference and 10% off for the conference only pass).  Read more
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