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Rudolph Libbe Inc., of the Rudolph Libbe Group, has made solid progress on the construction of the multi-million dollar, 82,500-sq. ft. combined headquarters, manufacturing facility and warehouse building for U.S. COEXCELL in Maumee, Ohio. The work started last May and will be completed in early 2020.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today issued a final rule to increase protections for construction workers in confined spaces. Manholes, crawl spaces, tanks and other confined spaces are not intended for continuous occupancy. They are also difficult to exit in an emergency.

The Montabert V1800 and V2500 Evolution hydraulic breakers feature an automatic two-speed variation system — adjusting their impact energy and striking rate to deliver high energy per blow on hard ground and high frequency on soft ground — providing construction and demolition contractors, as well as aggregates producers, with increased productivity when processing homogeneous materials.

Genie has entered into a licensing agreement with Lavendon Group plc. for its "electronic secondary guarding solution" also known as the SkySiren. This system is designed to alert ground personnel when an operator makes contact with the platform control panel.

The Southwest Florida Water Management District is currently overseeing a project in the Central Florida Everglades involving the construction of a 15,000-acre flow equalization basin. It is designed to capture and store peak storm water flows during the wet season or heavy rainfall events.

On Dec. 11, the Ohio General Assembly passed Senate Bill 137, which is designed to protect the safety of construction and maintenance workers operating on Ohio roadways. The new version of Ohio’s “Move Over Law” requires motorists to slow down and, as conditions permit, shift to an adjacent lane when approaching construction, maintenance and public utilities commission vehicles that are parked on the roadside with flashing, oscillating or rotating lights.

Along 26 mi. of beach in Sandy Hook, N.J., brave men and women are working to keep the area safe for thousands of visitors. Sandy Hook beach is just one part of the Gateway National Recreation Center. This beach represents the busiest part of the park, and approximately two million visitors pay a visit every year.

Matching a powerful magnetic separator alongside a highly-sensitive metal detector is the best defense against unwanted tramp metal, which can be dangerous and damage expensive equipment. The “Double Team” Eriez metal detector/magnetic separator combination provides protection of crushers and downstream equipment, according to the manufacturer.

NEW YORK (AP) - Removable floodwalls would be erected in lower Manhattan, and levees, gates and other defenses would be built elsewhere around the city under a nearly $20 billion plan proposed Tuesday by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to protect New York from storms and the effects of global warming.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a final rule that applies the requirements of the August 2010 cranes and derricks in construction standard to demolition work and underground construction on April 23. Application of this rule will protect workers from hazards associated with hoisting equipment used during construction activities.

Rare Earth (RE) drum separators from Eriez feature Erium 3000, a high-quality rare earth permanent magnetic power source. Eriez RE drum separators purify large quantities of bulk materials such as foods, plastics, abrasives, metal powders, ceramic material, paper, glass cullet, soda ash, kaolin clay, chemicals, gypsum and quartz powder.