Category Archives: Association News and Events

CDRA announces Hall of Fame inductees, Member of the year and Recycler of the year

CDRA announces Hall of Fame inductees,  Member of the year and Recycler of the year

Michael Gross is director of sustainability at Zanker, where he has worked for almost 30 years and is well known throughout the West Coast waste and recycling industry. Gross was a long time member of the CDRA’s board and was responsible for shaping the association’s policy and helping develop such programs as the Certification of Recycling Rates […]

ACI Foundation announces 2019 award recipients


ACI Foundation announces 2019 award recipients


 The ACI Foundation is pleased to announce its 2019 awardees. David Darwin receives the Robert E. Philleo Award in recognition of his lifelong and continuing efforts in the field of concrete material research and bridge construction practices and its implementation in practice in the United States and around the world.  Long T. Phan receives the […]

AEM kicks off year-long 125th anniversary celebration

AEM kicks off year-long 125th anniversary celebration

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) officially kicked off its year-long 125th anniversary celebration. “For 125 years, AEM has served as a steward of our industry and provided an industry-wide consortium that transcends individual member company size, products or individual business concerns,” said John Lagemann, SVP Ag & Turf Sales & Marketing for John Deere […]

Certified excavator training: the new law and what you need to be compliant

Certified excavator training: the new law and what you need to be compliant

You need to be compliant by Saturday, May 4, 2019 Who is required by law to be trained? Please note, while this law was poorly written the intent is for safe excavation of underground facilities.  AGC NYS recommends getting the required training for the appropriate employees ASAP, and providing any additional training to supervisory staff […]

NSSGA commends Senate for confirming Andrew Wheeler as EPA administrator

NSSGA commends Senate for confirming Andrew Wheeler as EPA administrator

NSSGA President and CEO Michael W. Johnson today issued the following statement on the confirmation of Andrew Wheeler as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). “We commend the Senate for confirming Andrew Wheeler as EPA Administrator. Andrew Wheeler will provide the leadership necessary to administer the programs that provide for clean air and water […]