Engineering intern dies after being struck by semi in North Dakota

Benjamin Enterman, an engineering intern for Stantec Inc., planned that Friday would be his last day of work and then he’d be back to South Dakota to pick up a Jeep Wrangler he had worked and saved for since May. Instead, the 20-year-old South Dakota School of Mines student was killed Tuesday while measuring erosion […]

MIOSHA cites grain company for worker death

A Vicksburg, Michigan grain elevator company has been cited by Michigan OSHA in connection with the July 14 death of an employee, state officials said. MLive

South Dakota farmer develops grain storage aids

Jerome Mack is a busy man. While his wife maintains the family’s Old Bank Lodge that caters to pheasant hunters, he raises wheat, soybeans and corn near Leola, South Dakota and operates a 2,200-sow farrow-to-finish hog operation, with most of the hog finishing in northwest Iowa. But Mack also has a third focus, Mack Robotics […]

Cleaning product shuts down Delaware chicken plant

A chicken plant in Harbeson, Delaware has been reopened after production was stopped Oct. 29 when an incorrect cleaning product was used on some of the facility’s equipment. Cape Gazette (Lewes, Del.)

Family seeks answers after worker’s death

Tracy Creason sat in disbelief on the family’s sofa Wednesday with her arms draped around her daughters. A week earlier, the family’s future seemed brighter than ever. As a present for her 42nd birthday, Tracy’s husband, Roger, put in an offer on their dream house. “Just like that, it was all gone,” Tracy said. Roger […]

Houston Airport System to create training center for construction workers

To make sure construction workers are safe and well trained, the Houston Airport System is transforming a 40,000-square-foot warehouse into a training center. This facility could open next February to provide mandatory training for Houston Airport System employees and contractor employees before they work on an airport construction site. The classroom will have classroom, laboratory […]