Distance Matters -
CA Geological Survey - 2012 Aggregate Sustainability Report
CA Geological Survey - Mineral Classification Maps & Reports
Caltrans - fact sheet (Nov. 2011) 
Los Angeles Area - supply/demand map
State Mineral Sustainability Policy - AB 566 (Galgiani)


Below is information about recycling aggregates, concrete, and asphalt:

Dept. of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycles).
      Aggregate -     
      C&D -  
      Recyclers - 
USGS Minerals Yearbook, Crushed Stone (recycling data in Table 15)
Reclaimed Concrete Aggregates
Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP)  
     FHWA guidelines
     FHWA - State of Practice Report
National Center for Asphalt Technology

Transportation & Infrastructure

CA State Transportation Agency 
CA High Speed Rail Authority -
Caltrans Recovery -
Prop. 1B Transportation Bond -
Bay Delta Conservation Plan -
Transportation California –
CA Alliance for Jobs –
Training - National Highway Institute -
Will Kempton on California's Infrastructure Crisis  

Specifications & Codes

Caltrans Specifications -
Caltrans METS –
Caltrans Rigid Pavements/Structural Concrete
Caltrans Rock Products Committee
Caltrans Cementitious Materials List
Caltrans Innocuous Aggregate List
Caltrans Concrete Task Group -
Blog - Quality Information for Aggregate & Asphalt
CA Green Building Code (CalGreen)
CA Residential Code -
CA Hospital Code -
CA School Code -
Greenbook Public Works Specifications -
Int'l Center for Aggregates Research –
ANSI Standard 61 - July 31 Tech Committee Presentations
   Water Quality Association  
   National Sanitation Foundation
   CA Department of Public Health 


CA Geological Survey - Mineral Production
CA Geological Survey - Mineral Classification Reports & Maps
CA Geological Survey - Mineral Classification
State Mining & Geology Board - Classification & Designation Reports 
Office of Mine Reclamation - Aggregate 3098 List  
US Geological Survey -
    Crushed Stone and Sand & Gravel reports 
    Mineral production reports


Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) –
MSHA Western District Metal/Non-Metal Office -
California Tom Carrell Memorial Tunnel and Mine Safety Act of 1972
CalOSHA Mine Safety Orders (Title 8, Div. 1, Chpt. 4, Subchpt. 17)
CalOSH Standards Board –
CalOSH Appeals Board -
Safety Center, Inc. -
2014 Mine Safety & Health Conference -  Reno, NV

Talks from 2013 Spring Thaw Safety Seminars
Presentations were given on the subjects below.
Copies are available from the CalCIMA office (
  • Impoundments  - Jim Fitch, MSHA
  • Structural Integrity - John Pereza, MSHA
  • Machine Guarding - Jim Fitch, MSHA
  • Fall Protection  - John Leahy, CalOSHA
  • Control of Hazardous Energy  - Doug Patterson, CalOSHA
  • Non-DOT Drug Testing & Smith v. Fresno Irrigation District -
  •   by Terry Tyson, Lehigh Hanson
  • Global Harmonization System - Adelle Abrams, The Safety Lawyer
  • Communication Relating Styles  -  Robert Lucchesi, Teichert Materials
  • Brake Safety  - Dan Tate & Tom Brady, Caterpillar
  • Electrical Safety - Jeffrey Kestley, PG&E

CalCIMA & MSHA Western District meeting notes
April 2013
June 2013
Sept 2012 - CalCIMA notes
Sept 2012 - MSHA notes
June 2012
March 2012
Dec 2011
Sept 2011
June 2011
Nov 2010
Aug 2010
April 2010

Trucks & Transportation

Truck safety alert
Load securement laws
Back-up alarms law
Broker law
Truck Tarping Study
On-road diesel rule
Idling rule
ARB smoke test rules
Hours of service
CHP Commercial Industry Education Program
CHP BIT instructions
CBP BIT check list
FMCSA's Compliance, Safety, & Accountabililty (CSA) program

Educational, Professional, & Historical

CA Mineral Education Foundation 
CA Women in Mining (CaWIM)
UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library, Oral Mining History
Chico State Concrete Industry Management (CIM) 
Minerals Education Coalition –
National Energy Foundation –
Society for Mining, Metalurgy, & Exploration (SME) -
   SME So. California section 
   SME No. California section  

State Government

CA Natural Resources Agency –
Department of Conservation –
CA Geological Survey –
Office of Mine Reclamation –
Dept. of Industrial Relations –

Federal Government

U.S. Geological Survey
Bureau of Land Management

State Associations

CA NV Cement Association –
ACI – Northern CA Chapter – 
ACI – Southern CA Chapter –
ACI – San Diego Chapter –
Sierra Nevada Concrete Association –
SW Concrete Paving Association -
CA PreCast Concrete Association –
Precast Prestressed Concrete Association of CA –
CA Asphalt Pavement Association –

National Associations

National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association – 
National Ready Mixed Concrete Association -
Industrial Minerals Association, No. America –
National Industrial Sand Association –
International Diatomite Producers Association
National Mining Association –
National Asphalt Pavement Association – 

Advertising & Sponsorships

To advertise or sponsor with CalCIMA, click below:
    The Conveyor - bi-annual magazine
    Membership Directory & Buyers Guide 
    CalCIMA conference or event  
    CalCIMA web site 

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