Category Archives: Association News and Events

Contractor Certification Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices

Bath, ME- March 13, 2019 from 8am-4pm Due to the high rate of soil erosion that occurs on areas disturbed by construction, the use of effective erosion control practices is critical to protecting the quality of Maine waters. This is why the Maine Legislature passed the State’s Erosion Control Law. To help contractors, and those […]

Stay connected: mobile App launched for World of Asphalt & AGG1 shows

All of the information necessary to help attendees and exhibitors of World of Asphalt 2019 make pre-show plans and stay connected onsite is available on a newly released mobile app. According to World of Asphalt and AGG1 2019, the just-released show app offers: Immediate access to information on new products and show exhibitors to see […]

December construction unemployment rates down in 44 states year over year, Says ABC

WASHINGTON, DC — Estimated December not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rates fell nationally and in 44 states on a year-over-year basis, according to an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today by Associated Builders and Contractors. As the December 2018 national NSA construction unemployment rate fell 0.8 percent from a year ago to […]

Top WSP USA & Duit Construction Executives tapped to lead ARTBA’s highway & transit reauthorization task force

WASHINGTON, DC — American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Chairman Bob Alger, president and CEO of The Lane Construction Corporation, Jan. 28 announced the creation of a member-led “FAST Act Reauthorization Task Force.”  The group is charged with developing the association’s legislative blueprint for the next reauthorization of the nation’s federal highway and public transit programs, […]

AED Alert: AED Urges Congress to pursue the equipment industry’s pro-growth legislative agenda

On January 25, AED delivered a letter to Congress outlining the construction equipment industry’s legislative priorities for the 116th congressional session, which includes infrastructure investment, addressing the skills gap, tax permanency and pursuing pro-growth trade and energy policies.  “AED members are ready for Congress to work together in a bipartisan manner to enact pro-growth, job-creating […]