Category Archives: Legislative News

AEM calls for bipartisanship to fix and modernize U.S. infrastructure

AEM calls for bipartisanship to fix and modernize U.S. infrastructure

WASHINGTON, DC — Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) president Dennis Slater issued the following statement on today’s meeting between President Trump and Democratic leadership on infrastructure: “By passing a comprehensive infrastructure bill in 2019, Republicans and Democrats have an opportunity to create jobs and keep our nation strong,” said Slater, president of the Association of Equipment […]

Remaking the Senate: Hyper-Democracy rears its head

Editor’s note: The opinions and views expressed in the association’s commentary do not necessarily reflect those of Lee Newspapers Inc. and RockRoadRecycle. Source: Faithandfreedom.com. by John A Sparks   Periodically, those who do not think that the U.S. Constitution is “democratic” enough set out to repudiate the document’s genius. The Electoral College is often the […]

New York State DEC: Extension to compliance deadline for construction & demolition debris handling and recovery facilities

The transition period for CDDHRFs (C&D Debris Processing Facilities) to come into compliance with new Subpart 361-5 regulations would have ended on May 3, 2019, but a January 25, 2019 Enforcement Discretion Letter has extended this deadline until May 3, 2020. Upcoming events April 27, 2019: Repair Café – Yorktown April 27, 2019: Repair Café […]

How to comply with Ontario’s new tire recycling requirements

How to comply with Ontario’s new tire recycling requirements

A recently implemented law in Canada’s province of Ontario tasks companies with following through on significant obligations associated with the disposal of used tires throughout the product lifecycle. All AEM member companies who sell, distribute or manufacture tires or products using tires in Ontario are responsible for meeting mandatory and enforceable targets for collecting and […]

OSHA crane operator certification: Five things you need to know

OSHA crane operator certification: Five things you need to know

Source: NCCCO.org Eight years after the rule was originally published, and fully 15 years after the Cranes and Derricks Advisory Committee (C-DAC) finished its revision of the crane rule, OSHA’s requirement for construction crane operators to be certified has come into effect. We look at five key elements of the final rule: 1. Crane Operator […]