Category Archives: Association News and Events

Modest growth for 2018 transportation construction market, ARTBA forecast finds

WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. transportation infrastructure market is anticipated to rebound slightly next year, following a 2.8 percent drop in 2017, according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s economic forecast released Nov. 30. 

NJPA awards ‘Road Maintenance Equipment with Related Accessories, Services & Supplies’ contract

SALINA, KS — The National Joint Powers Alliance® (NJPA) recently awarded a contract to Bergkamp Inc. for Road Maintenance Equipment with Related Accessories, Services & Supplies. Contract #052417-BGK was effective as of Oct. 3, 2017, and is available to NJPA members throughout the U.S. and Canada.

The Decorative Concrete Council prepares for 20th anniversary

The Decorative Concrete Council (DCC), a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, Mo., will be 20 years old in 2018. Made up of concrete contractors that install decorative concrete, manufacturers and other interested parties, the mission of the DCC is to “Advance Decorative Concrete Contractors through Education and Networking.”

ABC Elects 2018 National Chair, Other Leadership Posts

During its Leadership Week Conference in Orlando Nov. 7, the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Board of Directors elected George Nash to serve as the association’s 2018 national chair. Tony Rader was elected to serve as the association’s 2018 chair-elect. Ray Zamora was elected to serve as the association’s secretary.