Category Archives: Association News and Events

47,000 U.S. bridges in poor condition & pace of repair slows to crawl, new analysis of federal data shows

47,000 U.S. bridges in poor condition & pace of repair slows to crawl, new analysis of federal data shows

Report comes as Congress & President continue debating infrastructure 47,052 of America’s 616,087 bridges are “structurally deficient” and in poor condition. The pace of repair slowed to its lowest point in a half-decade; bridges with structural deficiencies dropped by just 1 percent last year. Brooklyn (N.Y.), Arlington Memorial (Washington, D.C.-Va.), Pensacola (Fla.), San Mateo-Hayward (Calif.) and […]

Plans underway across the country to celebrate International Compost Awareness Week May 5 – 11

Plans underway across the country to celebrate International Compost Awareness Week May 5 – 11

Largest and most comprehensive education initiative of the compost industry  RALEIGH, NC — Environmental and recycling businesses, organizations and community groups around the U.S. are making plans to celebrate the annual International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) coming up the week of May 5 – 11. Events planned include workshops, trainings, compost giveaways and other fun […]

Terex supports NCCCO certification for drill rig operators

Terex supports NCCCO certification for drill rig operators

WATERTOWN, SD – Terex Utilities recently announced Dale Putman, product manager, was part of the first group of individuals to become a certified foundation drill rig operator. The designation is one of two new certifications developed by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) in conjunction with the International Association of Foundation […]

ABC’s careers in construction awards honor future leaders of the industry

ABC’s careers in construction awards honor future leaders of the industry

LONG BEACH, CA — Associated Builders and Contractors announced the winners of its annual competitions for craft apprentices and construction management students and named the top craft professional, craft instructor and young professional of the year during the Careers in Construction Awards at ABC Convention 2019 in Long Beach, CA. The 32nd annual National Craft Championships […]

Improve your SEC disclosure knowledge

Improve your SEC disclosure knowledge

On April 9-10, Kwame Awuah-Offei, associate professor and program director of mining & explosives engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, will instruct a two-day course on new SEC mining property disclosure rules. “Attendees will experience a combination of interactive lectures and real-life case studies and gain a better understanding of how concepts, such as […]