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MSHA and mine officials tour the
Lehigh Hanson Leeds Cement Plant in Leeds, Alabama,
on May 7, 2013


MSHA and mine officials tour the Lehigh Hanson Leeds Cement Plant in Leeds, Alabama

Leeds plant manager Rick Parker, Tom Chizmadia, Alabama District 45 State Representative Dickey Drake, Main, Davis, Pierce and Harman at the Leeds plant.


MSHA and mine officials tour the Lehigh Hanson Leeds Cement Plant in Leeds, Alabama

MSHA and mine officials tour the Lehigh Hanson Leeds Cement Plant in Leeds, Alabama, on May 7, 2013. From L to R: MSHA's Assistant District Manager for Enforcement, Southeast District Sam Pierce; Deputy Assistant Secretary for Operations Patricia Silvey; Leeds Plant miners' representative Raymond Barkley; Assistant Secretary Joe Main; Leeds employee Neil Hodgson; Leeds human resources and safety manager Charlie Klotz; MSHA Southeast District Manager Mike Davis; Heidelberg Cement safety manager Charles Sellards.


MSHA and mine officials tour the Lehigh Hanson Leeds Cement Plant in Leeds, Alabama

Davis, Barkley, Klotz, Main, and Randy Mucha talking on the Leeds plant tour on May 7.


MSHA and mine officials tour the Lehigh Hanson Leeds Cement Plant in Leeds, Alabama

Union President Mark Lavvorn (USW), Judge Cook , Main, Barkley, and Silvey in front of the Leeds plant.


MSHA and mine officials tour the Lehigh Hanson Leeds Cement Plant in Leeds, Alabama

Sellards, Main, and Portland Cement Association President Tom Harman in front of the Leeds plant.


MSHA and mine officials tour the Lehigh Hanson Leeds Cement Plant in Leeds, Alabama

Willie King , Barkley, Silvey, and Davis observe operations at the Leeds plant.


MSHA and mine officials tour the Lehigh Hanson Leeds Cement Plant in Leeds, Alabama

MSHA officials and the Leeds plant employees stand for a photograph during the plant tour in May.



Midwest Aggregates Association Visit and Tour June 18-19, 2013



Midwest Aggregates Association visit  and tour June 18-19, 2013

Assistant Secretary Joe Main shares information on preliminary fatality and accident/injury statistics, noting that 2012 is on track to be the lowest year ever, with members of Midwest aggregates associations gathered in Indianapolis on June 18, 2013.


Midwest Aggregates Association visit  and tour June 18-19, 2013

Aggregates associations members from Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin listen to presentations by the state associations and by MSHA at a meeting on June 18, 2013.


Midwest Aggregates Association visit  and tour June 18-19, 2013

Secretary Main and Metal/Nonmetal Administrator Neal Merrifield met with mine management and employees of Hansen Aggregates Midwest, Harding Street Quarry surface mine on June 19, 2013.


Midwest Aggregates Association visit  and tour June 18-19, 2013

Main and Merrifield speak with employees of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc., Belmont Sand & Gravel during a mine tour in Indiana on June 19, 2013.


Midwest Aggregates Association visit  and tour June 18-19, 2013

Merrifield speaks with employees of Belmont Sand & Gravel on June 19, 2013.


Midwest Aggregates Association visit  and tour June 18-19, 2013

Main and Merrifield met with mine management and employees from Martin Marietta Materials Inc., Kentucky Avenue Mine and toured the mine on June 19, 2013.