Category Archives: Association News and Events

  • US Composting Council announces 2024 Board of Directors election results

    US Composting Council announces 2024 Board of Directors election results

    Raleigh, NC – The US Composting Council (USCC) announces the outcomes of its annual Board of Directors election for the 2024 term. In the upcoming year, the Board will welcome two new members while retaining three familiar faces.

    CDRA names new Executive Director/CEO

    CDRA names new Executive Director/CEO

    Chicago, IL – During its board meeting on October 3, 2023, the board of directors of the Construction & Demolition Recycling Association (CDRA) named industry veteran Terri Ward as its Executive Director and CEO. Ms. Ward had been acting as a special advisor to the board’s executive committee and assumes her new role immediately.

    International Drilling Equipment stocks up on NPC hydraulic pile croppers

    International Drilling Equipment stocks up on NPC hydraulic pile croppers

    National Pile Croppers’ partner in the eastern United States, International Drilling Equipment, has recently taken delivery of a selection of state-of-the-art hydraulic pile croppers. The shipment includes Quad and CFA croppers along with lifting frames and service support packages. The selection will enable the North Carolina headquartered company to offer its customers the very latest […]

    Compostable product labeling legislative guidelines released

    Compostable product labeling legislative guidelines released

    Document Reflects Current Consensus by Affected Industries  The US Composting Council (USCC) and Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI) today released a set of guiding principles to inform model legislation for labeling compostable products. The principles were developed after months of consensus-building by a task force composed of both organizations’ members, including compostable product-makers, certifiers, municipal leaders, […]

    C & D World 2024: Registration is open!

    C & D World 2024: Registration is open!

    Don’t miss the 2024 C&D World Conference & Exhibition. Registration is now open for C&D World, the annual convention and exhibition of the Construction & Demolition Recycling Association (CDRA). The 2024 event takes place Jan. 31 – Feb. 2 at the Hyatt Coconut Point Resort and Spa in Bonita Springs, Florida. C&D World provides a collaborative […]

    American Concrete Institute’s new Mid-Atlantic Resource Center to open Sept. 5 in Columbia, MD

    American Concrete Institute’s new Mid-Atlantic Resource Center to open Sept. 5 in Columbia, MD

    FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is opening a third Resource Center, located in Columbia, MD, to serve Mid-Atlantic based communities in the concrete industry. This new ACI Resource Center will help meet the increased demand for ACI knowledge through hands–on training, educational offerings, and on–demand access to ACI Certification Programs.   

    IECA Northeast Regional Conference addresses erosion and sediment control for large construction projects

    IECA Northeast Regional Conference addresses erosion and sediment control for large construction projects

    The 2023 Northeast Regional Event on Nov 6-7, 2023 provides valuable insights through peer-to-peer learning. This conference is your gateway to acquiring the latest knowledge and best practices in stormwater and erosion control, all with a northeast-specific portfolio.

    ATA’s Technology & Maintenance Council working with SERJON to offer cybersecurity online training tailored for fleet personnel

    ATA’s Technology & Maintenance Council working with SERJON to offer cybersecurity online training tailored for fleet personnel

    Certification Program Designed for Small-to-Medium Operations Needing to Protect Heavy-Duty Vehicles Today, American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council and SERJON LLC announced a new collaborative effort to bring commercial vehicle cybersecurity training to TMC, ATA and other ATA Council members. The collaboration provides their members access to the certification training at a discounted price. SERJON […]

    CDRA announces C&D World Program

    CDRA announces C&D World Program

    LAS VEGAS –The meeting place of the construction material recycling industry will be March 14-15 at the Construction & Demolition Recycling Association annual meeting at the Paris Las Vegas as part of the huge CONEXPO-CON/AGG show. C&D World 2023 features educational sessions focused on must-know trends, topics, and networking. Our presenter on “What is Going […]

    Florida forms US Composting Council Chapter

    Florida forms US Composting Council Chapter

    OCALA, FL — USCC members from the State of Florida have affiliated with the US Composting Council as an official chapter to promote the compost manufacturing industry. The Florida Composting Council (FLCC) has been organized by a group of USCC members working in the consulting, non-profit, public education and legal fields. These members are working […]

    2023 IECA Annual Conference & Expo

    2023 IECA Annual Conference & Expo

    The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) and the Advanced Textile Association (ATA) will co-locate the Geosynthetics Conference with the IECA Annual Conference & Expo in Kansas City, MI, Feb. 5 – 8. The combined conferences are anticipated to attract over 3,000 attendees and double the exhibition area for both associations.

    Equipment manufacturers feel supply chain crunch, worker shortages

    Equipment manufacturers feel supply chain crunch, worker shortages

    A new survey of more than 150 equipment manufacturing companies released today by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) warns that U.S. equipment manufacturers continue to face supply chain issues and a persistent labor shortage nearly three years after the onset of the pandemic.

    IECA Northeast Regional Event registration and schedule now online

    Register now to attend the 2022 Northeast Regional Event Nov 7 – 8, 2022 in Saratoga Springs, New York to connect with fellow erosion and sediment control and environmental compliance professionals to explore solutions to industry problems. This year’s agenda includes: • Opening Keynote – How Do We Assign Value? • Turf Reinforcement Mats: What are They and Where […]

    Northeast regional event call for abstracts seeking hot industry topics

    Northeast Regional Event Call for Abstracts Seeking Hot Industry Topics!

    Speaking opportunities are available at the 2022 Northeast Regional Event Nov 7 – 8, 2022 in Saratoga Springs, NY to cover topics unique to the region. We are currently seeking abstracts for research findings, case studies, workshops, technical papers and more to help attendees learn about real world industry solutions applicable to the area.

    Keep your business on the cutting edge with Equip Exposition: Trade show hours, Demo Yard & UTV test track expand

    Keep your business on the cutting edge with Equip Exposition: Trade show hours, Demo Yard & UTV test track expand

    Equip Exposition, the international landscape, outdoor living, and equipment exposition, is enhancing attendee experiences for the 2022 trade show, to be held October 18-21 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. Registration is open for landscape professionals, hardscape contractors, outdoor power equipment dealers and retailers, and manufacturers and other industry members at www.equipexposition.com. Early Bird […]

    USCC’s Model Compost Rules Template (MCRT) 2.0 released

    USCC’s Model Compost Rules Template (MCRT) 2.0 released

    RALEIGH, NC – The US Composting Council is pleased to announce today the release of the Model Compost Rules Template 2.0. This well-vetted document is an important resource in building composting infrastructure, providing states with solid guidelines to incorporate as they update and renew their composting permitting rules and regulations. This along with the recent launch of […]

    CDRA announces incoming executive director

    CDRA announces incoming executive director

    CHICAGO, IL – Waste industry veteran Rebecca Caldwell will replace long-time Executive Director William Turley on July 1, 2022, as he relinquishes full-time duties as the head of the Construction & Demolition Recycling Association, which he founded 28 years ago.

    Public & private sectors expand safety services with launch of new Roadway Work Zone Clearing House website

    WASHINGTON, D.C.— The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) Foundation and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) have worked together for the past 10 months to significantly expand services aimed at improving roadway work zone safety in preparation for the additional project sites to come as recently-enacted Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) funding flows to […]

    Controlling erosion in challenging situations

    Controlling erosion in challenging situations

    by Rich McLaughlin, Ph.D. In some areas, preventing erosion is a relative “walk in the park” involving simple soil amendments, seeding and placing a temporary cover until the vegetation is established. For many other areas, this approach is not likely to succeed due to steep slopes, poor soil conditions and climate. A couple of recent […]

    April IECA webinar – Sediment Basin Design Theory and Get Flocced

    April IECA webinar – Sediment Basin Design Theory and Get Flocced

    Join us for this two part series looking at the theory of sediment basin design and the coagulation and flocculation process relating to the treatment of dirty water. This is a mini online version of the popular IECA Australasia Chapter “Get Flocced” workshops.

    Equipment Finance Industry confidence eases in February

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases the February 2022 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) today. The index reports a qualitative assessment of both the prevailing business conditions and expectations for the future as reported by key executives from the $900 billion equipment finance sector. Overall, confidence […]