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FHWA poised to act on century-old barrier to transportation project innovation in response to ARTBA petition

FHWA poised to act on century-old barrier to transportation project innovation in response to ARTBA petition

On Nov. 14, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) said it would amend or repeal a century-old regulation related to the development and deployment of new products on U.S. transportation projects. The agency’s move comes in response to a March 27 filing from the Washington, D.C.-based American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), which noted the […]

UK report predicts increase in imports of US renewable wood fuel

UK report predicts increase in imports of US renewable wood fuel

RICHMOND, VA – The United States Industrial Pellet Association (USIPA) today lauded a report from the U.K. Committee on Climate Change (CCC) that called for increased use for biomass, to provide a low carbon future. The report states, “with imports supplementing domestic [UK] resources, a total of up to 15% [up from 7%] of the […]

American Concrete Institute announces new concrete repair specs

American Concrete Institute announces new concrete repair specs

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – The American Concrete Institute announces the availability of important new specifications for concrete industry professionals: ACI 563-18: Specifications for Repair of Concrete in Buildings. ACI 563-18 Specifications for Repair of Concrete in Buildings is a reference specification that the Architect/Engineer can apply to any construction repair and rehabilitation project involving structural concrete […]

ABC elects 2019 national chair, executive committee

ABC elects 2019 national chair, executive committee

LAS VEGAS, NV ―The Associated Builders and Contractors Board of Directors elected Tony Rader, telecom vice president for National Roofing Partners, to serve as the 2019 national chair during the association’s annual Leadership Institute in Las Vegas. Ray Zamora, president of AnchorBuilt Inc., was elected chair-elect, and Steve Klessig, vice president of architecture and engineering, Keller […]

Mourning the loss of SIR Joseph “Buddy” Gigliotti

Mourning the loss of SIR Joseph “Buddy” Gigliotti

It is with deepest sadness that AGC NYS informs you of the passing of SIR Joseph “Buddy” Gigliotti. Buddy was a long-time member of the AGC NYS family a past President of the AGC NYS and an AGC of America National Director. He has long been one of our industry’s most respected leaders, and was […]