2015

BHS Women’s Care

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BHS Women’s Care

Butler Health System (BHS) officially opened a new $20 million, 48,000-square-foot, three-story medical office building in December. BHS’s president attributes the facilities growth partly to a revolutionary piece of equipment. The three-dimensional tomosynthesis machine that takes more precise images for mammography patients. Hospital officials are waiting on federal approval to begin training on the $600,000 machine, and they expect to make it available to patients before the end of the year. The equipment, which is the only tomosynthesis machine in Butler County, has meant big jumps in cancer diagnoses elsewhere in the country. That may sound like a bad thing…

Allegheny Mineral 4-Peats Safety Award

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KITTANNING, PA., July 6 – Allegheny Mineral is pleased to announce that it’s Graff/Worthington quarry has earned top honors for surface mine safety within Group VI Surface Metal/Non-Metal Mines for 2014. The award identifies the Graff/Worthington Quarry as the safest medium operator surface mine among industry peers in the region. This is the fourth year in a row that an Allegheny Mineral quarry has been awarded this honor. In 2011 and 2012 Allegheny Mineral’s  Harrisville Quarry was awarded top honors, which was followed by the Slippery Rock Quarry in 2013. Allegheny Mineral has won 4 of the last 5 years…

Slippery Rock Municipal Authority

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Slippery Rock Municipal Authority recently completed a $9 million waste water treatment plant. The project was under the supervision of township supervisor Paul Dickey, who is also the general manager of the authority Slippery Rock Municipal Authority. The previous waste water treatment plant was built in 1923 and it underwent expansions and upgrades in 1955, 1964 and 1982, making it 30 years since the last improvement at the plant. An evaluation of the plant showed the system was aging and could become overloaded during periods of heavy rain. The original plan was to renovate the old plant, but it was…