ORANGE PARK, FL — Women of Asphalt (WofA) is excited and proud to announce the appointment of Beth Duffus to its Board of Trustees. Beth has paved her career as an experienced Project Manager with over 15 years’ experience at Granite Construction Company (Granite).
22 workers have perished in first half of 2022, a 68 percent increase over all of 2021 WASHINGTON – In 2022’s first six months, 22 workers have fallen victim to the deadly hazards present in trenching and excavation work – surpassing 15 in all of 2021 – and prompting the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety […]
FARMINGTON HILLS, MI— Registration is now open for the Fall ACI Concrete Convention in Dallas, Texas, USA. Engineers, contractors, researchers, manufacturers, and material representatives will convene on October 23-27, 2022, to collaborate on concrete codes, specifications, and practices. Technical and educational sessions will provide attendees with the latest research, case studies, best practices, and the opportunity […]
The ACI Foundation’s Concrete Innovation Council (CIC) will host its next Technology Forum on Aug. 30- Sept. 1, 2022, in St. Paul, MN. This is the first in-person forum in two years and will include four technology showcases, over ten different presentations, and a debate.
ORANGE PARK, Florida — Women of Asphalt (WofA) is excited to announce the appointment of Sheila Barkevich, Northeast Division Performance Manager at CRH Americas Materials, as its new President and Ashley Batson, J.D., Manager of Government Relations, Road Construction, at Ingevity as Treasurer. Both Barkevich and Batson have been involved with the development of WofA […]
(WASHINGTON)— The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation’s Industry Leader Development Program (ILDP) hosted 32 emerging leaders in the transportation design and construction industry in an intensive May 16-17 introduction to federal legislative and regulatory advocacy issues.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Seven children of highway workers who were killed or permanently disabled on the job will receive post-high school financial assistance for the 2022-23 school year from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association Foundation’s (ARTBA-TDF) “Lanford Family Highway Worker Memorial Scholarship” fund.
Webinar Series Part of National Work Zone Awareness Week WASHINGTON, D.C.— The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and its safety allies are hosting a webinar series in English and Spanish next week to highlight the public health dangers and discuss strategies for significantly reducing the number of “struck-by” incidents of workers at transportation […]
MILWAUKEE – World of Asphalt and the co-located AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo are coming to the Music City Center in Nashville, and asphalt paving pros should be making their travel and experience plans now to make the most out of their visit to the Music City.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases the February 2022 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) today. The index reports a qualitative assessment of both the prevailing business conditions and expectations for the future as reported by key executives from the $900 billion equipment finance sector. Overall, confidence […]
FARMINGTON HILLS, MI — The American Concrete Institute has recently approved a new position statement on the topic of civil/architectural/structural engineering curricula. The Institute now has a total of thirteen position statements on various topics supporting policy positions along with state, federal, and international programs, rules, and regulations.
MOLINE, IL — Each year, the American Rental Association (ARA) Foundation awards numerous scholarships in effort to attract talent to the equipment and event rental industry. For the 2022-2023 academic year, $128,500 will be available to students seeking higher education through trade schools, universities, and community colleges. In total, 66 individual scholarships are available with […]
Arpine Baghdasarian hired as WofA’s first Administrative Director ORANGE PARK, FL — The Women of Asphalt (WofA) is delighted to announce the hiring of Arpine Baghdasarian as the Administrative Director beginning January 3, 2022. She will be responsible for helping plan, develop, and implement WofA’s programs, marketing strategies, and communications. Prior to joining WofA, she […]
SAINT LOUIS, MO – The joint boards of the Equipment Dealers Association (EDA), the Midwest-SouthEastern Equipment Dealers Association (MSEDA), the United Equipment Dealers Association (UEDA) and the Western Equipment Dealers Association (WEDA) have voted to move forward with a proposal that would consolidate the four associations. This action is the first step towards consolidating which […]
From AGC of America: On Friday, Dec. 17, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit dissolved the Fifth Circuit’s stay of the OSHA Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). This decision allows OSHA to proceed with implementation and enforcement of the rule issued on November 5, 2021. AGC is a party to […]
WASHINGTON, D.C.— The five professionals on the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) safety team have successfully completed the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) 500 Class, allowing them to teach the agency’s 10-hour and 30-hour classes to transportation construction workers across the country.
MILWAUKEE – The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announced it has named John Somers as its vice president, Construction & Utility Sector, effective immediately. Somers replaces Megan Tanel, who will succeed Dennis Slater as AEM President effective January 1, 2022. Somers will be responsible for the strategic direction of construction and utility programs and services […]
MOLINE, IL— The outlook for equipment rental revenue, comprised of the construction/industrial and general tool segments, remains positive for 2021 and beyond. The updated third quarter forecast released by the American Rental Association (ARA) today at The ARA Show™ 2021 in Las Vegas, shows equipment rental revenue to exceed $47.6 billion in 2021, a 3 […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Transportation construction companies from three states were recognized for their outstanding employee safety programs during the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) Annual Convention, held in Pinehurst, NC. The annual ARTBA “Contractor Safety Awards” were created to promote worker safety and health as core values of the transportation design and construction industry. The […]
WASHINGTON, D.C.— A company founder and CEO, a vice president at WSP USA, a women-led engineering firm and a Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) intern are 2021 honorees of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation’s “Women Leaders in Transportation Design & Construction” awards. The awards were presented in three categories Sept. 27 at […]
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Ward Nye, chairman and CEO of North Carolina-based Martin Marietta, has been elected 2021-2022 chair of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA). The announcement was made during the association’s national convention, held Sept. 26-29 in Pinehurst, NC.
Registration is Open! We can’t wait to bring everyone safely together again to learn and connect at the IECA Annual Conference and Expo in Minneapolis, MN, Feb. 15-18, 2022. With over 100 preconference and education sessions, we’ll provide training on solutions to industry problems, feature leading research at the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory field tour, […]
It’s almost “go” time. Snow season is around the corner, so it’s time to think about training and preparation to ensure operations run as smoothly as possible. The Compass Network Preseason Tailgate will feature four snow professionals presenting key tips to make sure everyone — owners, managers, team members and clients — is prepared. Review […]
The IECA Northeast Chapter cordially invites you to join us Nov. 2-4 at our 2021 Regional Conference 2021. We will be meeting in historic and beautiful Plymouth, Massachusetts. The conference will be held at the incredible Hotel 1620 in the Plymouth Waterfront District. We are excited to once again meet in person to network, enjoy […]
July New Business Volume Up 9 Percent Year-over-year, Down 5 Percent Month-to-month, and Up Nearly 9 Percent Year-to-date WASHINGTON, D.C. —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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business […]