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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) announced a preliminary agreement on a six-year highway bill with "three years of guaranteed funding? for the Highway Trust Fund, the latest development in a fast-moving debate over the federal government?s share of spending on road, bridge and mass-transit programs. Click here to view the article.
The bipartisan leadership of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee introduced a six-year bill to fund the upkeep and expansion of the nation?s roads, highways and bridges. While the bill is an increase over its predecessor, MAP-21, the necessary funding sources require the Senate Finance Committee to act. Click here to view the "Drive Act" plan.
The Kentucky Highway Industries (KHI) Scholarship Committee, co-chaired by Bob Beam, The Allen Company, and Pat Judd, Gaddie-Shamrock, LLC, recently announced their 2015 Scholarship Award Recipients. The total allocation of $60,500 will be distributed to the students during the 2015-2016 school year. Since 1998, $616,000 has been awarded to deserving students to help them achieve their educational goals. Congratulations and good luck to the following students. Click here to view the press release.
It is that time of year to register for the Kentucky Crushed Stone Summer Meeting to be held at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. The meeting begins on Thursday, July 23rd and concludes on Sunday, July 26th. We encourage your attendance and look forward to your participation as we address those issues that are so important to the crushed stone, sand and gravel producers in Kentucky. We also plan to have a great time! All producer and associate members and their employees and families are invited to attend. It's a family affair - please bring your children. Click here to register for the event.
Limestone helps give Kentucky bourbon a distinct taste, a taste that is growing worldwide including Great Briton. With data revealing sales of American whiskey are up 14% in the UK, it's clear that Britons are getting a strong last for bourbon, and it's predicted to be the fastest growing spirit worldwide in the next five years. Click here to watch the MSN video.
From the first day of new miner training until the day they retire, mine workers will experience changes due to the normal aging process. It is an unfortunate fact of life that many age-related changes result in diminished physical, sensory, or cognitive edge, and insight as they age, making them a vitally important resource for their company. Effective leveraging of this precious resource requires both an appreciation of the changes that occur with age and an understanding of methods that can be used to reduce the injury risk that may result. The purpose of this training is to provide the information necessary to accomplish these objectives. Click here to view the document.
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