Category Archives: Association News and Events

“Waters of the U.S.” regulation rewrite will Help reduce transportation project delays, ARTBA Vice Chair Harwood says at EPA-Corps hearing in Kansas City

“Waters of the U.S.” regulation rewrite will Help reduce transportation project delays, ARTBA Vice Chair Harwood says at EPA-Corps hearing in Kansas City

WASHINGTON, DC — Man-made, roadside ditches provide critical surface drainage that protects the traveling public and should be exempt from federal wetland regulations, American Road & Transportation Builder Association (ARTBA) Vice Chairman David Harwood told a Feb. 27 government hearing. That’s a key reason the association is supporting the Trump administration’s proposed overhaul to portions of […]

Portland Cement Association launches new podcast series: Hard Facts

Portland Cement Association launches new podcast series: Hard Facts

WASHINGTON, DC  — The Portland Cement Association (PCA), representing America’s Cement Manufacturers, has launched a new podcast series. Hard Facts is a podcast examining the best way to pay for the nation’s transportation infrastructure and explores money-saving tools available to planners and builders through interviews with members of Congress, the Administration and industry. The premiere episode […]

Ohio Aggregates Association commends Governor Dewine’s infrastructure funding proposal

Ohio Aggregates Association commends Governor Dewine’s infrastructure funding proposal

The over 200-member companies of the Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association (OAIMA) commend Governor Mike DeWine for his support of an increase of the motor fuel user-fee to fund critical roadway, bridge and infrastructure needs in Ohio. OAIMA, Executive Director, Patrick Jacomet, stated, “Governor DeWine has long been a strong leader and advocate for […]

AEM joins USMCA Coalition

AEM joins USMCA Coalition

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) president Dennis Slater issued the following statement today on AEM joining more than 200 organizations to form the USMCA Coalition: “Ratifying the USMCA will guarantee North America’s manufacturing competitiveness and supports our industry’s nearly 1.5 million men and women working across the U.S. and Canada,” said Dennis […]

WOTUS replacement rule comments due April 15

WOTUS replacement rule comments due April 15

NSSGA member companies have until April 15 to submit comments that support a clearer Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule. The comment period for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) proposed WOTUS “replacement” rule is open until April 15. It was released in December 2018 but the federal government […]