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PACA Conveyor – Week of April 15, 2021
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2. Environmental News
3. Meeting & Event News
4. Membership News
5. Safety & Health News
6. Job Postings

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PACA News
PACA News
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Thank you to Our 2021 Corporate Sponsors!
PACA wishes to thank our 2021 Corporate Sponsors for their generous support and commitment this year!

  • ASGCO Complete Conveyor Solutions
  • Babst Calland
  • Burch Materials & Supplies
  • Cleveland Brothers Equipment Co., Inc.
  • Commonwealth Equipment Corporation
  • Continental Placer, Inc.
  • Conviber, Inc.
  • Kemper Equipment, Inc.
  • Master Builders Solutions
  • Maurer & Scott Sales, Inc.
  • Mellott Company
  • Murrysville Machinery Co. LLC
Josie
Environmental News
As reported by Josie Gaskey, PACA's Director of Environmental, Safety & Health.
Environmental News
Update on the SRBC Proposed Rulemaking
We previously indicated that the Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) has proposed rulemaking that would amend their regulations to update the requirements and standards for review of projects, amend the rules dealing with groundwater withdrawals, and revise the regulatory triggers related to grandfathered sources.

This is the link to a public outreach virtual meeting SRBC held recently, as clarification to what they are proposing. For your convenience, here are links to proposed rulemaking and 3 new policies.

Should you have any questions or comments, contact Josie Gaskey.
Kallie
Meeting & Event News
As reported by Kallie Kline, PACA's Director of Member Services.
Meeting & Event News
Upcoming PACA Meetings / Events
IN-PERSON EVENTS

April 16 - Building with Insulated Concrete Forms Event, Lebanon, PA - REGISTER

April 28 - ACI Concrete Strength Testing Technician Certification Exam, Mechanicsburg, PA - REGISTER

April 29 - ACI Post-Installed Concrete Anchor Inspector Certification Exam - REGISTER

VIRTUAL EVENTS

April 22 - Digital Crisis Planning and Response with K&L Gates, LLP - REGISTER

April 27 - PACA Members Forum Webinar featuring PA Rep. Mike Carroll, House Transportation Committee Minority Chair / DEP Aggregate Advisory Board Member - REGISTER

April 29 - Managing Workplace Safety & Health in 2021 - REGISTER
Meeting & Event News
Next PACA Members Forum To Feature PA Rep Mike Carroll
If you have not been tuning in to the PACA Member Forums, you are missing out on a great deal. Not only do our featured speakers provided information of a critical nature to yourself and your business, but the updates from PACA staff are invaluable. Get it all in a one-stop shop by registering and logging in to participate.

The next PACA members forum is scheduled for Tuesday, April 27th at 11:00 AM. The featured speaker will be The Honorable Pennsylvania Representative Mike Carroll. Representative Carroll (D) serves parts of Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties, is the House Transportation Committee Minority Chair and participates on the DEP Aggregate Advisory Board.

Join us!
Meeting & Event News
Managing Workplace Safety and Health in 2021 - A Webinar by Fisher Phillips
When - April 29 at 11:00 AM

2021 is shaping up as a year of unprecedented uncertainty for employers in the area of workplace safety and health. From the persistence of COVID-19 to the vaccine rollout to a change in regulatory agenda presented by the new Presidential administration, employers are faced with everchanging requirements and expectations and need to adapt quickly. This presentation will cover timely topics in managing workplace safety and health, including what to expect from MSHA and OSHA, the latest on the impact of vaccines in the workplace and a discussion of the rise of safety-related whistleblower complaints. It will offer a discussion of best practices in these changing times and invite questions from participants.

This webinar is being presented by PACA members Arthur Wolfson & Patrick Dennison of Fisher Phillips and is being provided to PACA members only. We hope you will join us to learn more about protecting yourself, your business and your personnel.
Kallie
Membership News
As reported by Kallie Kline, PACA's Director of Member Services.
Membership News
Updated Status of Members for 2021
PACA wishes to thank all of our returning members for 2021 and welcomes our new members for the year.

A complete list of our members to date is available below.

New members for 2021 are as follows:

Associate Member Business Partners

  • BHL Companies LLC
  • CarbonCure Technologies
  • Conn-Weld Industries, LLC
  • Quadel LLC
  • Respec
Members Opting Not to Rejoin This Year:

Producer Members

  • Development of Sharpsville Furnace LTD
  • M&B Redi Mix dba Dubrook
  • Meadville Redi-Mix
Associate Members

  • Astec Industries (formerly Telsmith)
  • C.S. Garber & Sons
  • Emerald Equipment
  • Fenner Dunlop Americas
  • Golder Associates
  • Groneveld Lubrication Solutions
  • McCarthy Tire Service
  • Penn Environmental & Remediation
  • Xylem Dewatering Solutions, Inc.
Once again, we thank all of our new and continuing members for your support in 2021. With a retention rate of over 90% across the board - aggregates, concrete, cement and association members - we are pleased with our 2021 membership renewal campaign!

As always, we remind all to support PACA members first! When you have the need for first class equipment or services, please contact a PACA Associate Member to assist you. Our associate members are our partners and help us advance our industry and our association.

PACA Producer Members provide exceptional products to build a powerful infrastructure in the Commonwealth. When you are looking to construct quality highways, roads, building, bridges and so much more - seek out a PACA Producer Member.

We all succeed by utilizing our community of people and companies.
Membership News
PACA Online Membership Directory - 2021 Edition - Update Your Company Profile Before We Go Live
After successfully completing our 2021 membership renewal campaign, it is time to focus on highlighting those members who have stayed with us this year.

Company official representatives will be receiving an email asking them to update their company profile, locations, personnel and products early next week. By updating this information, your listing in the 2021 Membership Directory on PACA's website will reflect accurate information for web searches, product searches and more.

If you have any questions regarding accessing your company's profile, please contact Kallie Kline.
Josie
Safety & Health News
As reported by Josie Gaskey, PACA's Director of Environmental, Safety & Health.
Safety & Health News
Opioid Hazard Awareness for the Mining & Construction Industries
A recent study has shown the top two industry categories to receive more prescriptions, stronger prescriptions and longer prescriptions are mining (including oil/gas) and construction. Analyses of the death certificates of those who have died of opioid overdose show that workers in physically-demanding jobs have been disproportionately impacted.

We encourage you to check out the information found here, in particular, the fully narrated MSHA Opioid Training Module found on the training materials site noted above. Funded by the Alpha Foundation for the Improvement of Mine Safety and Health, this free information and training materials were recently highlighted in Rock Products magazine. And while these materials were designed to meet MSHA Part 46 Refresher training, we hope this information will be useful to all our members companies.

Should you have any questions, contact Josie Gaskey.
Job Postings
Job Postings
Post Your Employment Ads on PACA's Website
If you have a job posting you would like to add to our website, please contact Kallie Kline. This is a free service for all PACA member companies.
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