Safety Reminder From MSHA

MINE FATALITY – On July 21, 2021, a miner received fatal injuries while adding a boom extension to a crane.  The miner was working under the boom to remove the boom pins when he was struck by the boom.

Best Practices:

Never perform […]

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Tom Ewings Regulatory Review

US DOE – Energy Storage RFI

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released its Energy Storage Grand Challenge (ESGC) Draft Roadmap and a Request for Information (RFI) on the Draft.  This program was first announced last January by U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan […]

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Tom Ewing’s Environmental Update

Regulators have cranes in their sights

In the past two months agency officials announced a couple of interesting decisions about cranes.  Interesting because cranes are apparently closely monitored by trade officials because of economic security issues.  Most likely, the two issues […]

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