Category Archives: Association News and Events

Check out education at World of Asphalt & AGG1 Academy shows

Want to get up to speed on the latest topics affecting aggregates, asphalt, pavement maintenance and traffic safety operations? Attend the industry-leading education sessions at the 2019 World of Asphalt Show & Conference and AGG1 Academy & Expo. The co-located exhibitions take place Feb. 12-14, 2019, at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. One registration […]

NDA’a Wrecking in the Rockies registration now open

Demolition Rockies is the premier event for meeting with vendors, contractors and other members of the demolition community.  The convention will feature four engineering firms along with four large power company representatives who will discuss upcoming projects, plant closures, and ways you can become prequalified for their work. Not only will you gain valuable insider […]

Contractors lose confidence in Q3 but remain upbeat, according to ABC’s latest Construction Confidence Index

WASHINGTON, DC — While construction industry leaders remained confident in the third quarter of 2018, optimism slipped relative to the second quarter, according to the latest Construction Confidence Index released recently by Associated Builders and Contractors. Approximately three in four construction firms expect that sales will continue to rise over the next six months and closer […]

40 more transportation project professionals are now “Safety Certified”

Forty professionals from 17 companies or agencies representing 11 states have earned the “Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals™” (SCTPP) credential over the past six months, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation announced today.  The certification is valid for three years. Launched in late 2016, the SCTPP program aims to significantly reduce—or ideally […]

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator sinks below record highs in Q3 2018

Associated Builders and Contractors reports that its Construction Backlog Indicator contracted to 9.04 months during the third quarter of 2018, down 8.4 percent from the second quarter and 4.3 percent lower than the same time last year. “Construction backlog reached its highest level ever during the second quarter,” said ABC Chief Economist Anirban Basu. “While […]