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In Memoriam: Bruce M. Buyers County Line Stone

In Memoriam: Bruce M. Buyers County Line Stone

We are saddened to inform you of the passing of long standing AGC NYS Member Bruce Buyers of County Line Stone who passed away peacefully in his home on Nov. 28, 2018. He was a strong advocate for our industry and friend to many, he will be missed. We extend our deepest sympathies to his […]

Equipment manufacturers want Republicans and Democrats to work together

Equipment manufacturers want Republicans and Democrats to work together

Editor’s note: The opinions and comments expressed in the association’s commentary do not necessarily reflect those of Lee Newspapers Inc. and RockRoadRecycle. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) President Dennis Slater issued the following statement on what the 2018 midterm elections mean for the equipment manufacturing industry.

ARTBA Foundation rolls out new study guide to prep for Safety Certification Exam

ARTBA Foundation rolls out new study guide  to prep for Safety Certification Exam

WASHINGTON, DC — A newly expanded study guide featuring 80 practice questions with answer key and explanation is designed to provide a big boost to industry professionals preparing for the Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals™ (SCTPP) exam.

October construction unemployment rates down in 45 states year over year, says ABC

October construction unemployment rates down in 45 states year over year, says ABC

WASHINGTON, DC — Estimated October construction unemployment rates fell nationally and in 45 states on a year-over-year basis, according to an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today by Associated Builders and Contractors.

Safety Summit 2019 keynote speaker

Day two keynote speaker, Joe Tantarelli will present Wed., April 10, 2019 at 8:20 AM. A true story that sounds like a horror movie. In this gut‑wrenching Keynote, Joe Tantarelli recalls the events of June 5, 1983 – the day he was nearly buried alive as he was installing pipe in a trench that suddenly […]