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High Court to decide how logging roads are regulated

...permit for stormwater that runs through ditches, pipes and channels."Industrialized logging operations with all the heavy machinery that takes place on lands at issue here is, we think, pretty clearly industrial in nature," he said. "That's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-02/high-court-decide-how-logging-roads-are
State
Lemon Creek gravel mining upsets residents

...Or else it will flood." Secon operates in the winter and early spring. The ground must be frozen to get the heavy machinery safely to the extraction site. The upshot with this is the company must break through the layer of frost and ice...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-12-03/lemon-creek-gravel-mining-upsets-reside
Local
As mining booms in Southeast, so does mine training program

...not shy away from the need for safety and the hazards associated with working in the environment of a mine and using heavy machinery, powerful chemicals and other potentially deadly tools as part of the job.Occasionally gruesome safety videos and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-18/mining-booms-southeast-so-does-mine-tra
State | Local
Saltchuk buys Carlile, adds to Alaska freight portfolio

...Carlile and our other operations - we have people often exposed to harsh environments and working around and relying on heavy machinery. Getting everyone home safe to their families is our number one priority," Engle said.McDonald said the specifics...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-05/saltchuk-buys-carlile-adds-alaska-freig
State
Kodiak cleanup continues in ship grounding

...Attention will next turn to the fate of the Monterey, which had been on a mission to deliver construction supplies and heavy machinery to Bethel.Maj. Annmarie Daneker, spokeswoman for the U.S. Army Reserve, which operates the landing craft...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-06-13/kodiak-cleanup-continues-ship-grounding
State
Mine honored for accident-free year

...ADMIRALTY ISLAND - Miners at the Greens Creek Mine work 11-hour shifts in a dark, noisy environment. They operate heavy machinery under loose rock that is regularly made looser by blasting. And yet miners at Greens Creek managed to work a total...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051804/loc_mine.shtml
News
Blaze on barge subdued Monday

...Tonsgard, an equipment operator, flew to the scene and boarded the barge, Johnson said. The men on the barge used heavy machinery to draw water from Lynn Canal and spread it over the vessel, to move junk cars around so water could penetrate layers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062204/sta_.shtml
News
Police & Fire

...was reported totaled in an accident with a piece of heavy machinery at 7:54 a.m. Tuesday on Glacier Highway and Randall...Tee Harbor. No damage was reported to the piece of heavy machinery, driven by a 42-year-old man. No injuries were...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090606/loc_20060906018.shtml
News
Villages may get reprieve on costly fuel

...regs/fuels/diesel/diesel.htm The new federal requirements apply only to vehicles, boats, locomotives and heavy machinery, but villages such as Hoonah face larger implications because of their reliance on only one or two kinds of fuel...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101705/loc_20051017002.shtml
News
Eaglecrest's BIG RED MACHINE

...to climb up hills that other groomers haven't been able to climb and descend under control in places where other heavy machinery would be at the mercy of gravity, he explained. The cable will run between the winch on the snow cat to the top...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102305/out_20051023014.shtml
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