Category Archives: Association News and Events

NY Association of County Highway Superintendents commends county officials for support of local transportation funding

ALBANY, NY — The New York State County Highway Superintendents Association (NYSCHSA) applauded the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) for adopting resolutions that call for a continued and increasing state and federal funding commitment to assist counties in maintaining their local infrastructure.

ARTBA develops guide to help highway construction & material firm owners comply with new silica standard

WASHINGTON — Failure to comply with a new Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) rule regarding crystalline silica exposure in construction could result in significant fines and penalties for industry firms. That’s why the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has developed a new compliance assistance document, “What Highway Construction & Material Firm Owners Need […]

ARTBA Online Learning Center Courses Approved in New York, North Carolina & Florida for Engineers’ Professional Development Hours

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) announced today that its Online Learning Center (OLC) courses meet New York, North Carolina and Florida Professional Development Hour (PDH) requirements for engineers seeking relicensing. Other states do not require similar pre-approval.

Decorative Concrete Council (DCC) and the Manufacturer’s Advisory Council (MAC) work together to replace vinyl memorial map

Volunteers from the Decorative Concrete Council (DCC) and the Manufacturer’s Advisory Council (MAC), traveled to Oahu, Hawaii, August 7-11, 2017 to replace a vinyl “sticker” of a map of the Pacific War 1941-1945 with a version in concrete. The DCC and MAC are specialty councils of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis.

ACI117 Becomes Joint Committee with ASCC

ACI 117 – Tolerances has become a joint committee of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) of St. Louis, MO, according to Bruce Suprenant, technical director, ASCC. Suprenant is vice chair of this ACI technical committee, Eric Peterson, Webcor, San Francisco, CA chairs 117.