Category Archives: Association News and Events

C&D World 2019 a big hit in the Big Apple

C&D World 2019 a big hit in the Big Apple

The leaders of the C&D recycling industry gathered in Brooklyn, NY – March 10-12 to hear an economic forecast for their industry, how to get and retain workers, and several materials specific sessions as part of C&D World 2019. A highlight of the show was a discussion on diversification of a recycling business, presented by […]

ABC’s Construction backlog indicator declines sharply in January 2019

ABC’s Construction backlog indicator declines sharply in January 2019

WASHINGTON, DC —Associated Builders and Contractors reported today that its Construction Backlog Indicator contracted to 8.1 months during January 2019, down 0.8 months or 9.3 percent compared to the fourth quarter 2018 reading of 8.9 months. “This represents the latest in a number of indicators suggesting that U.S. economic momentum has begun to wane,” said Anirban […]

MSHA Spring Thaw schedule

Looking for in-person events focused on safety? Check out the schedule of MSHA Spring Thaw meetings. These cooperative workshops are held around the nation and safety professionals from aggregates companies, associations and MSHA share information and experiences to continue to reduce injuries in the industry. Click the link to check out MSHA’s Spring Thaw Schedule

NSSGA announces safety training opportunities

NSSGA’s next webinar on March 20 will feature Brianna Eiter, Ph.D., and Timothy Orr, from NIOSH, who will demonstrate EXAMiner, a workplace examination tool that finds and fixes potential work hazards. Also, find out where the closest MSHA Spring Thaw event is near you. Aggregates operations perform workplace examinations to find and fix potential hazards […]

The world’s largest heavy metal show in 2020

The world’s largest heavy metal show in 2020

Mark your calendar to attend CONEXPO-CON/AGG CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 is one year out, but it’s not too early to make plans for North America’s largest construction trade show for the asphalt, aggregates, concrete, earthmoving, lifting, mining, utilities and related industries. “The show is shaping up to be one of the best ever; attendees and exhibitors will […]