The American Foundry Society (AFS) and five other trade associations sent a letter to the Secretary of Labor strongly urging the re-opening of the rulemaking record on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) final rule on Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica.
The new overtime rule more than doubled the Fair Labor Standards Act's (FLSA) annual wage threshold for who can qualify for overtime, from $23,660 to $47,476. It was blocked from taking effect last December by a Texas district court order.
Bustos serves on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, as well as the Agriculture Committee.
09.14.17: VanKirk Memorialized with Sculpture
VanKirk died in August 2016 and was the CEO of Progressive Foundry.
09.01.17: Fairfield Castings Gets New Ownership
The facility laid off almost all of its 221 employees in late June when the previous owner entered foreclosure. Some assets were purchased in July by Faircast, and production restarted in July.
08.15.17: Kimura Foundry to Open Indiana Facility
The project would add up to 20 jobs by 2020.
September 21 – 23, 2017 : AFS Texas Regional 2017
For more information about this event, go to the chapter website here:Â http://www.afstexas.org/event/2017-texas-re
September 21, 2017 : Canadian Foundry Association 42nd Annual Conference
September 26 – 29, 2017 : 17th ABIFA Foundry Congress
October 4, 2017 : How to Compete More Effectively Vs. Imports
This webinar shares ways to show customers the benefits of reshoring.
October 5, 2017 : Aluminum 101 #03A-18
This course coversÂ the characteristics and properties of aluminum, alloying elements and their general applications and considerations for working with aluminum cast parts. Participants will learn
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The AFS Healthy and Safety Committee (10-Q) created the newest edition of the guides to provide metalcasters with updated information necessary to determine, evaluate and control potential hazards. The committee members are all experts in health and safety, holding certifications in multiple areas.
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