Freight, Trucking Forecast to Grow - Aug 10, 2017 

As the U.S. population grows and the economy increases with it, trucking will remain the dominant freight mode, but all forms of freight movement are rising.; NWPCA Offers Fall Plant Tours: This year the tour stops off in the Houston area to visit four locations. Early bird registration ends August 31, 2017.; OSHA Halts Combustible Dust Rulemaking: The other OSHA rulemaking priorities to get the axe by the Trump administration are construction noise, vehicles driven in reverse at factories and construction sites, and chemical exposure standards.; EPAL Continues Growth: The organization has developed a reputation for quality and strict controls of its standards and has become the world’s biggest open exchange pool.