Category Archives: Association News and Events

Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s survey of economic activity: Monthly Leasing and Finance Index

October New Business Volume Up 6 Percent Year-over-year, Up 5 Percent Month-to-Month, and Up 4 Percent Year-to-date WASHINGTON, DC, —The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business […]

In memoriam: Anthony Reale, Jr / Reale Construction Company

We are saddened to inform you of the passing of Anthony Reale, Jr. of Reale Construction Company. A long standing member of the AGC NYS. We extend our deepest sympathies to his family and many friends. June 11, 1928 – Nov. 18, 2018 – Anthony P. (Tony) Reale Jr., 90, passed away Sunday, Nov. 18, […]

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

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

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 […]