Category Archives: Association News and Events

ACI 318-19 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete now available

ACI 318-19 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete now available

New edition of popular American Concrete Institute resource now in full color  FARMINGTON HILLS, MI  — The American Concrete Institute announces that ACI 318-19 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete is now available in print and digital formats. Now with full-color illustrations to improve clarity, ACI 318-19 includes major technical changes in higher reinforcing steel […]

Sustainable asphalt ‘Practical Guide’ series looks at procurement

Sustainable asphalt ‘Practical Guide’ series looks at procurement

The third installment in the Sustainable Asphalt Pavements: A Practical Guide series, “Procuring and Evaluating Sustainability,” is now available. The 14-page book outlines how public projects are starting to incorporate and reward sustainable construction practices. The book will be formally released Friday, Aug. 9, during its accompanying webinar. For more information and to register for […]

AEM, SkillsUSA team up to tackle manufacturing skills gap

AEM, SkillsUSA team up to tackle manufacturing skills gap

When it comes to workforce development, community matters. Your next generation of workers are right outside your door, down your street, or sitting in a classroom. So how do you go about introducing yourself? It’s important for every company in the equipment manufacturing industry to seize any and all opportunities to help fill their workforce […]

Schapker Tapped as ARTBA Vice President of Legislative Affairs

Schapker Tapped as ARTBA Vice President of Legislative Affairs

WASHINGTON, DC — The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) announced the hiring of Lauren Schapker as vice president of legislative affairs, a newly created position. She brings to the association nearly 15 years of experience on infrastructure policy issues. As one of ARTBA’s primary advocates on Capitol Hill, Schapker will work with legislators and […]

Vice President Mike Pence tours The Manitowoc Company, Inc. Pennsylvania factory, urges Congress to ratify USMCA

Vice President Mike Pence tours The Manitowoc Company, Inc. Pennsylvania factory, urges Congress to ratify USMCA

United States Vice President Mike Pence addressed more than 1,000 Manitowoc employees at an event hosted by the company at its manufacturing facility in Shady Grove, Pennsylvania. The Vice President called on Congress to ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and highlighted how the new trade deal will add $68 billion to the U.S. economy […]