Category Archives: Association News and Events

Minnesota compost leaders, non-profit advocate among awardees being recognized at USCC’s COMPOST2019

Minnesota compost leaders, non-profit advocate among awardees being recognized at USCC’s COMPOST2019

RESTON, VA — Composting facilities in Texas and Tennessee and a non-profit program in San Diego, CA are among those who will be honored by their peers by the US Composting Council at the upcoming awards celebration on Jan. 30, 2019. Awardees are nominated by peers and honored each year at the US Composting Council’s Annual […]

CCREF releases new report on soluble salts in compost

CCREF releases new report on soluble salts in compost

RESTON, VA  — Compost contains a multitude of essential nutrients for plant growth, such as nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P) and potassium (K), and can also be a source of organic matter. However, recent concerns and criticisms have been directed toward composts with a high concentration of soluble salts. Soluble salts refer to the amount of […]

Repeal of proprietary products rule will promote innovation & provide states more flexibility

Repeal of proprietary products rule will promote  innovation & provide states more flexibility

WASHINGTON, DC – The repeal of a 103-year old federal procurement rule would remove a major regulatory roadblock and “spur investment in and deployment of new technologies that promise to help advance safety, alleviate traffic congestion and improve our nation’s highways,” the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Jan. 14 told the U.S. Department of […]

2019 OHSA initiatives and important dates

2019 OHSA initiatives and important dates

Key OSHA Dates OSHA has released important dates for compliance assistance and outreach. Check out the list below to remain informed in 2019!

Construction input prices continue to fall in December, says ABC

Construction input prices continue to fall in December, says ABC

WASHINGTON, DC — Construction input prices declined 1.7 percent in December on a month-over-month basis yet are 3.5 percent higher than the same time last year, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today. In December, nonresidential construction prices fell 1.6 percent but are up 4.1 […]