Government/Legal

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  • Michelin tire probe launched

    Oct 20, 2014

    WASHINGTON—The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a preliminary evaluation of Michelin XZA 295/60/R22.5 tires for possible defects.

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  • Vowing to fight; Tire makers take issue with duty

    Oct 20, 2014

    WASHINGTON—China Manufacturers Alliance L.L.C./Double Coin Holdings has vowed to fight a Commerce Department review of antidumping duties on Chinese off-the-road tires that would have CMA/Double Coin paying a 105.59-percent duty rate. “The Commerce Department's justification for...

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  • OSHA seeks opinions on illness prevention

    Oct 20, 2014

    WASHINGTON—The Occupational Safety and Health Administration wants chemical manufacturers, chemical users and other stakeholders to give the agency their opinions on how best to prevent illnesses caused by workplace exposure to hazardous substances, the agency said. OSHA Administrator David...

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  • Chengshan to buy Cooper JV in China

    Oct 20, 2014

    Tire Business FINDLAY, Ohio—China's Chengshan Group Co. Ltd. plans to exercise its option to acquire Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.'s 65-percent ownership stake in their Cooper Chengshan (Shandong) Tire Co. Ltd. joint venture, Cooper Tire said on Oct. 8. Cooper did not disclose the value of...

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