Category Archives: Association News and Events

Nonresidential spending expands again in February, says ABC

Nonresidential spending expands again in February, says ABC

WASHINGTON, DC — According to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data recently released, national nonresidential construction spending rose 1.2 percent in February. Seasonally adjusted nonresidential spending totaled $773.8 billion, a 4.8 percent increase over the same time last year. Private nonresidential spending fell 0.5 percent for the month and is […]

CEMEX USA promotes road safety at Bike MS: Los Angeles with California’s first Safer Roads Together event

CEMEX USA promotes road safety at Bike MS: Los Angeles with California’s first Safer Roads Together event

HOUSTON, TEXAS —CEMEX USA took another step in promoting road safety for cyclists and pedestrians by holding its latest Safer Roads Together event the weekend of March 23 outside the historic Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA, in connection with Bike MS: Los Angeles 2019, a fundraising bike event for multiple sclerosis, hosted by the National […]

47,000 U.S. bridges in poor condition & pace of repair slows to crawl, new analysis of federal data shows

47,000 U.S. bridges in poor condition & pace of repair slows to crawl, new analysis of federal data shows

Report comes as Congress & President continue debating infrastructure 47,052 of America’s 616,087 bridges are “structurally deficient” and in poor condition. The pace of repair slowed to its lowest point in a half-decade; bridges with structural deficiencies dropped by just 1 percent last year. Brooklyn (N.Y.), Arlington Memorial (Washington, D.C.-Va.), Pensacola (Fla.), San Mateo-Hayward (Calif.) and […]

Plans underway across the country to celebrate International Compost Awareness Week May 5 – 11

Plans underway across the country to celebrate International Compost Awareness Week May 5 – 11

Largest and most comprehensive education initiative of the compost industry  RALEIGH, NC — Environmental and recycling businesses, organizations and community groups around the U.S. are making plans to celebrate the annual International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) coming up the week of May 5 – 11. Events planned include workshops, trainings, compost giveaways and other fun […]

Terex supports NCCCO certification for drill rig operators

Terex supports NCCCO certification for drill rig operators

WATERTOWN, SD – Terex Utilities recently announced Dale Putman, product manager, was part of the first group of individuals to become a certified foundation drill rig operator. The designation is one of two new certifications developed by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) in conjunction with the International Association of Foundation […]