Given the way these agencies work, their estimation that the rule will cost $74 million per year to implement is almost certainly low. American business dont need those added costs. Nevertheless, the major problem with the rule is its last-minute expansion to cover not only those working with beryllium alloys, but also abrasive blasting in the construction and shipyard industries. The materials used for abrasive blasting, like coal and copper slagwaste products from coal power plants or smelting and refining processeswould otherwise end up in landfills. Instead, it is recycled and put to use.

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As many as 2,000 students and veterans have already benefitted from the program and the LGH event in May promises to be one of the largest yet. Host company LGH, which rents a wide range of hoisting, rigging and jacking equipment throughout the USA, was an early supporter of the program. We decided from the beginning to back this initiative with both human and financial support, said Patrick Clark, National Rental Support Manager at LGH, We have never looked back, and continue to get more passionate and stronger in our convictions. This is an initiative that was started with foresight from

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