NLRB recognizes Corliss dump driver unit, separate from mixer cohorts

Sources: National Labor Relations Board, Region 19, Seattle; CP staff

NLRB Regional Director Ronald Hooks has ordered Sumner, Wash.-based ready mixed and aggregate producer Corliss Resources to proceed with an election to determine if Teamsters Local 174 will represent dump truck drivers in collective bargaining.

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Steel industry garners major DOE grant to test reduced-CO2 ironmaking

Sources: American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), Washington, D.C.; CP staff

An $8.9 million, three-year AISI project will target a process geared to lowering by up to 50 percent the carbon dioxide emissions of current production methods for iron, a key component of steel.

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