Category Archives: Industry News

ARTBA Says House Bill “Dropped the Ball”

 Transportation Tax Reform Needed to Avert Looming Highway Trust Fund Insolvency and Help Pay for Trump Infrastructure Plan (WASHINGTON) – A leading transportation infrastructure group criticized the House tax bill passed today for failing to address the looming insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund in 2021 and the “$1,000 per year ‘hidden tax’ borne […]

U.S. Companies Share Best Practices for Line Maintenance with Chinese Electric Utilities

Delegates from the China Southern Power Grid (CSD), Mongolia Power, National Energy Administration (NEA) Electricity Safety Department, and Guangzhou Foreign Commercial Service, recently visited the United States to participate in a two-week training program sponsored by the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA).

OSHA extends operator certification deadline to 2018

Reaffirms plans to remove capacity from requirement OSHA today published a Final Rule delaying its deadline for crane operators to be certified by one year until November 10, 2018. OSHA is also extending its employer duty to ensure that crane operators are competent to operate a crane safely for the same one-year period. The Rule […]