Category Archives: Association News and Events

The AED Foundation welcomes Cory Hayes as vice president of operations

Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) recently hired Cory Hayes as vice president of operations for The AED Foundation. The AED Board of Directors has recommended an effort to aggressively increase focus on the workforce skills gap challenge facing the industry. The continued development of The AED Foundation’s accredited diesel technician footprint remains a top priority to […]

Statement from ARTBA Acting President & CEO William D. Toohey, Jr., about California Voter Rejection of Prop. 6

WASHINGTON, DC — The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Acting President & CEO William D. Toohey, Jr., released the following statement regarding California voter rejection of Proposition 6 on Nov. 7, 2018. “By soundly rejecting Proposition 6 and re-electing 95 percent of the state legislators who voted in 2017 to increase the state […]

ARTBA announces 2018-19 officers at national convention in New York

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) announced the election of its 2018-2019 officers during an Oct. 1 annual business meeting at the association’s national convention in New York City.

Jeanneret Named ARTBA Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

WASHINGTON, DC – Matthew J. Jeanneret has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Washington, D.C.-based American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), effective Nov. 1.  

September construction unemployment rates down in 30 states year over year, Says ABC

WASHINGTON, DC — Estimated September construction unemployment rates fell nationally and in 30 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. The September 2018 not seasonally adjusted national construction unemployment rate fell 0.6 percent from a year ago to 4.1 […]