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LEEA celebrates 75th anniversary with forward vision

LEEA celebrates 75th anniversary with forward vision

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) is celebrating its 75 years since its first meeting, held on 3 June 1944, when nine people representing eight chain testing houses met at the Great Eastern Hotel, near Liverpool Street Station in London. It was at this meeting that the idea to form an association to take on […]

Juliano Named ARTBA General Counsel

Juliano Named ARTBA General Counsel

WASHINGTON, DC — Richard A. Juliano has been named general counsel of the Washington, D.C.-based American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), effective May 1. Juliano, who joined ARTBA in 2002 as director of special projects, has served in several roles over the past 17 years, most recently as senior vice president for policy. Since 2004, […]

Mike Johnson talks infrastructure on radio tour

Mike Johnson talks infrastructure on radio tour

Mike Johnson, NSSGA president and CEO, recently appeared on radio stations in Celina, Ohio, Northwest Washington, and the Quad Cities Region of Iowa and Illinois to discuss President Trump’s infrastructure meeting with Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader Schumer. Hear what Johnson had to say about the meeting here and about the cost of poor infrastructure here.

ACI Foundation funds research projects

ACI Foundation funds research projects

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI — The ACI Foundation’s Concrete Research Council (CRC) selected six research projects to receive grants this year. The ACI Foundation is committed to progress in the industry by contributing financially to necessary and worthy research. The following research projects will receive funding from the ACI Foundation: Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculator (EC3) […]

Construction job growth strong in April, says ABC

Construction job growth strong in April, says ABC

WASHINGTON, DC — The construction industry added 33,000 net new jobs in April, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released today. Compared to the same time last year, industry employment is up by 256,000 jobs, an increase of 3.5 percent. Nonresidential employment added 32,400 […]