NPCA Precast Concrete Industry Benchmarking Survey deadline nears

Source: National Precast Concrete Association, Carmel, Ind.

Member producers participating in the 2014 NPCA Benchmarking Survey—the industry’s most comprehensive study of financial data, sales mix, salaries and benefits—will receive copies of the finished, 100-plus compilation later this year, along with a Company Performance Report to compare against peer operator metrics.

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NCMA, NRMCA mobilize response to extended OSHA silica rule comment period

Sources: Occupational Safety and Health Administration; National Concrete Masonry Association, Herndon, Va.; National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.

OSHA is accepting comments on its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica through February 11—two weeks beyond a prior deadline for stakeholders in concrete, construction and other industry sectors to weigh in on a universal permissible exposure limit (PEL) for silica dust or powder.

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