GREENBELT, MD—Raymond “Buzz” Powell joined the Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) staff yesterday as its first Technical Director, following a distinguished career at the National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) at Auburn University.
36 percent of U.S. bridges need repair, including 76,600 that should be replaced. Of bridges needing repair, nearly 42,400 are in Poor Condition. Motorists cross these structures 167 million times daily. States have committed $3.2 billion – 30 Percent of $10.6 billion in available Federal Bridge Formula Funds – for 2,060 Projects National and State Data […]
The war in the Ukraine has a been a calamity for the people of the country. Now however, signs of hope are emerging with the Ukrainian government starting to rebuild the infrastructure of the country. Playing a part is a shipment from National Pile Croppers which contained a Heavy Duty CFA rig which is now […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) issued the following statement from ARTBA President and CEO Dave Bauer in response to the Biden administration revised Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule released Aug. 29 by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is opening a third Resource Center, located in Columbia, MD, to serve Mid-Atlantic based communities in the concrete industry. This new ACI Resource Center will help meet the increased demand for ACI knowledge through hands–on training, educational offerings, and on–demand access to ACI Certification Programs.
The 2023 Northeast Regional Event on Nov 6-7, 2023 provides valuable insights through peer-to-peer learning. This conference is your gateway to acquiring the latest knowledge and best practices in stormwater and erosion control, all with a northeast-specific portfolio.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In comments to the Environmental Protection Agency, the American Trucking Associations outlined three bedrock principles the industry is committed to pursuing to reduce emissions from heavy-duty trucks.
FARMINGTON HILLS, MICHIGAN (June 20, 2023) The American Concrete Institute is pleased to bring the ACI Concrete Convention to Boston, MA. Known as the world’s gathering place for advancing concrete, the convention will take place Oct. 29 – Nov. 2, 2023.
Certification Program Designed for Small-to-Medium Operations Needing to Protect Heavy-Duty Vehicles Today, American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council and SERJON LLC announced a new collaborative effort to bring commercial vehicle cybersecurity training to TMC, ATA and other ATA Council members. The collaboration provides their members access to the certification training at a discounted price. SERJON […]
FARMINGTON HILLS, MI The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has hired Mahmut Ekenel, PhD, PE, FACI, to support, promote, and assist in the development of certification and conformity assessment programs. Ekenel’s primary focus will be assisting NEU:An ACI Center of Excellence for Carbon Neutral Concrete, and NEX: An ACI Center of Excellence for Nonmetallic Building Materials.
ST. LOUIS, MO – The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) announced that Bruce Suprenant, P.E., PhD., FACI, and Bev Garnant, HACI, have been retained to develop and manage the association’s sustainability initiative. Suprenant and Garnant are ASCC’s former technical director and executive director respectively.
WASHINGTON, D.C.— The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation’s (ARTBA-TDF) “Lanford Family Highway Worker Memorial Scholarship” fund is giving post-high school financial assistance for the 2023-24 school year to five children of highway workers who were killed or permanently disabled on the job.
The Polk County, FL, Board of County Commissioners, Roads and Drainage Division, has been honored with the 2022 James B. Sorenson Award for Excellence in Pavement Preservation, presented by FP2 Inc. Polk County is the fourth largest county by land area in the state of Florida. The county’s roadway network, which includes 2,535 centerline miles of […]
WASHINGTON, DC – The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2023 Transportation Development Hall of Fame class. Launched in 2010, the Hall “honors individuals or families from the public and private sectors who have made extraordinary contributions to U.S. transportation development during their careers.”
Application Deadline: April 14 WASHINGTON, D.C.. – The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) is seeking eligible students for its 2023-24 “Lanford Family Highway Worker Memorial Scholarship Program.” Applications are due by Friday, April 14, and can be found online at www.artbatdf.org.
The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s Foundation is accepting nominations for its 2023 Industry Leader Development Program (ILDP), a comprehensive introduction to federal and state advocacy on transportation policy, regulatory, and legal issues.
PRO: An ACI Center of Excellence for Advancing Concrete Industry Productivity has been launched by the American Concrete Institute (ACI). As a catalyst for solving the barriers of constructability to advance concrete construction productivity, PRO will collaborate with designers, materials suppliers, and contractors to identify and resolve issues that negatively impact productivity in concrete construction.
The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) and the Advanced Textile Association (ATA) will co-locate the Geosynthetics Conference with the IECA Annual Conference & Expo in Kansas City, MI, Feb. 5 – 8. The combined conferences are anticipated to attract over 3,000 attendees and double the exhibition area for both associations.
A new survey of more than 150 equipment manufacturing companies released today by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) warns that U.S. equipment manufacturers continue to face supply chain issues and a persistent labor shortage nearly three years after the onset of the pandemic.
The 2023 APWA NYS Chapter Annual Conference will be held March 23 – 24, 2023 in Binghamton, NY. Topics being presented are as follows: A Sustainable Approach to Deliver a $300 Million Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade Automatic Control Valves and their use in Municipal Water Systems Automatic Pavement Distress Detection Best Practices for the Electrification of […]
The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO in partnership with the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA), Mount Vernon, IA held its second annual Safety Summit in Albuquerque, NM, Nov. 10-11.
WASHINGTON – Voters in 18 states Nov. 8 approved 88 percent of 380 state and local ballot initiatives that are expected to generate almost $20 billion in one-time and recurring revenue for transportation improvement projects, according to initial results compiled by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).
FARMINGTON HILLS, MI — In anticipation of the retirement of ACI Executive Vice President Ron Burg, the ACI Search Committee, and executive search firm Russell Reynolds Associates have released the position specifications for the association’s next Executive Vice President. The search firm, Russell Reynolds, has detailed the position and related responsibilities, which include carrying out the […]
FARMINGTON HILLS, MI —While exhibiting and participating in PROCEMCO in Cartagena, Colombia, the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) were able to formalize their cooperative efforts by signing an International Partnership Agreement (IPA). This new agreement formalizes the desire to collaboratively develop and disseminate information on concrete, concrete structures, and […]
Transportation construction companies from four states were recognized Sept. 26 for their outstanding employee safety programs during the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) Annual Convention, held in Nashville, TN.