Category Archives: Op-Ed

When we first broke the bonds of Earth: The story of Apollo 8

When we first broke the bonds of Earth: The story of Apollo 8

Editor’s note: The opinions and views expressed in the association’s commentary do not necessarily reflect those of Lee Newspapers Inc. and RockRoadRecycle. by Dr. Glenn A. Marsch  On Christmas Eve, 1968, three humans in the cramped Apollo 8 command module slingshot around the moon. They were the first human beings ever to be in the […]

Zero tolerance for dropped buckets

Zero tolerance for dropped buckets

Editor’s note: The opinions and views expressed in the association’s commentary do not necessarily reflect those of Lee Newspapers Inc. and RockRoadRecycle. Stig Engström / CEO and founder, Engcon The tiltrotator that was the start of engcon back in 1990 came about because I wanted to solve a technical problem. Looking back a few decades later, […]

Congressional leaders must start with infrastructure in 2019

Congressional leaders must start with infrastructure in 2019

Editor’s note: The opinions and views expressed in the association’s commentary do not necessarily reflect those of Lee Newspapers Inc. and RockRoadRecycle. by Dennis Slater, AEM president (Dec. 13, 2018) During this year’s midterm elections, there were a lot of issues debated and promises made. Post-election polls widely show the top issues that were on […]

What to expect in workplace safety in 2019

What to expect in workplace safety in 2019

Editor’s note: The opinions and views expressed in the association’s commentary do not necessarily reflect those of Lee Newspapers Inc. and RockRoadRecycle. By Avi Meyerstein on January 6, 2019 Safetylawmatters.com POSTED IN MSHA, OSHA As the calendar pages turn over to a new year, many wonder what to expect from workplace safety and its regulators […]

Congressional leaders must start with infrastructure in 2019

Editor’s note: The opinions and views expressed in the association’s commentary do not necessarily reflect those of Lee Newspapers Inc. and RockRoadRecycle. by Dennis Slater, AEM president (Dec. 13, 2018) During this year’s midterm elections, there were a lot of issues debated and promises made. Post-election polls widely show the top issues that were on […]