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Lincoln Marks 1 Year Without Reportable Injury

Lincoln Contracting & Equipment announced that its Somerset and Boswell, Pennsylvania, welding and fabrication shops recently celebrated one year of safety with no recordable incidents. Currently, there are 15 men who work in the Somerset plant and 21 in the Boswell location. This represents a combined total of more than 108,000 incident-free man hours.

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Rema Tip Top Acquires Cobra/Depreux

Rema Tip Top AG has acquired a significant interest in Cobra Group/Depreux, a specialist in the manufacture of conveyor belts and accessories. The acquisition brings new perspectives for cross-industry growth in the field of conveying equipment for both companies. The financial details were not disclosed. A French company, Cobra is one of the larger belting suppliers for the the mining business. In addition to the company’s headquarters in Luxeuilde Bains, Cobra has production facilities in France, Poland and China.

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Solenis Named One of America’s Safest Companies

Solenis, a leading producer of specialty chemicals, has been named one of America’s safest companies by EHS Today, a publication covering safety leadership, risk management, industrial hygiene, sustainability and corporate social responsibility. Solenis was recognized for its excellence in creating a world-class safety culture.

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LaFayette Purchases an Interest in ECSI

The Lafayette Cumberland Group (LCG) purchased Ecology & Environment Inc.’s (E&E) majority interest in ECSI, LLC (ECSI) in Lexington, Kentucky. E&E is a publicly traded consulting firm (NASDAQ: EEI) headquartered in Buffalo, New York and LCG is a closely held private company also based in Lexington.

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Teck Announces LNG Haul Truck Pilot Project

Teck Resources is piloting the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a fuel source in six haul trucks at its Fording River coking coal operation in southeast British Columbia — marking the first use of LNG as a haul truck fuel at a Canadian mine site.

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