Posts Tagged ‘sawmill’

OSHA cites sawmills for multiple violations

by Wally Northway Published: February 21,2011

Tags: forestry, sawmill, timber, workplace safety

SILVER CREEK — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the Joe N. Miles & Sons Inc. sawmill in Silver Creek with 19 safety violations. Proposed penalties total $67,800.

 OSHA began its inspection in Oct. 2010 as part of a national emphasis program on combustible dust in the workplace. The […] [...]

Sawmill to close, then reopen

by Associated Press Published: April 22,2010

Tags: lumber, sawmill, timber

ACKERMAN — Packaging Corporation of America will close its Choctaw County Sawmill this year, but it won’t lie dormant for long. The company mentioned the closing during its first quarter earnings conference call. Alan Bates, director of the Choctaw County Mississippi Economic Development Foundation, says officials confirmed they were closing the Ackerman plant. However, it […] [...]

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