DOL puts new black lung rules up for comment
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs has published for public comment a direct final rule and a companion proposed rule adopting updated standards for administering and interpreting digital radiographs for the Federal Black Lung Program.
The new rules will enable physicians who perform diagnostic testing of miner-claimants to use more modern medical technology to conduct a complete pulmonary evaluation.
Fayette shop offering third wave coffee
Coffee lovers in Fayetteville are humming a new tune.
With the recent opening of Musical Grounds European Coffeehouse, “third wave coffee” has hit southern West Virginia. The cafe joins places like Moxxee in Charleston and TipTop in Thomas, where coffee is appreciated like a fine wine.
Equipment store getting up and running
After 17 years of working for Beckley Feed and Hardware, Adam Bailes has decided to start his own business. Consequently, Adam’s Power Equipment, located at 450 Ragland Road, is now open and ready for business.
The power equipment store provides Husqvarna and Toro sales and service, as well as repair for all types of mowers, weedeaters and other small engines.
Carter Machinery acquires Cat Mining products
Carter Machinery Company, Inc. and Caterpillar Global Mining LLC (Cat Global Mining) finalized a transaction June 3 through which Carter acquired from Cat Global Mining its expanded Cat Mining products distribution and support business for Carter’s service territory, a company press release said Tuesday.
Bluefield Regional Medical Center
The chief executive officer of Bluefield Regional Medical Center announced Tuesday that the hospital is investing $5.1 million to help create two critical care units.
Boats, bows, guns & goods
Howard Hill knows something about boats.
He has owned and operated H&S Sporting Goods at 708 Saunders Ave. for more than 35 years
Governor honors businesses shipping to new countries
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin joined the West Virginia Export Council and the West Virginia Development Office Thursday to honor a state record-setting 52 West Virginia businesses with the Governor’s Commendation for International Market Entry awards.
John Eye of John Eye/Big Sandy Superstores to retire
With the retirement of John Eye, Grand Home Furnishings has announced it will acquire the John Eye/Big Sandy furniture stores in West Virginia.
The transaction is set to close in August and Grand Home Furnishings will acquire the Beckley, Lewisburg, Princeton and Summersville stores.
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