Tags: American Road & Transportation Builders Association

Government shutdown affects transportation projects

Oct 08, 2013

Government shutdown affects transportation projects

The federal government shutdown that began a week ago has already begun to affect transportation construction projects, according to a report from our sister site, Better Roads. The shutdown resulted in 18,481 furloughed positions in the U.S. Department of Transportation, as well ...

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Oldcastle President, COO Doug Black named ARTBA 2013-2014 chair

Sep 13, 2013

Oldcastle President, COO Doug Black named ARTBA 2013-2014 chair

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) announced at its national convention September 8-10 that it has named Doug Black, president and chief operating officer of Oldcastle, the association’s chairman, according to a report from our sister site, Better ...

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Voters approve 68 percent of transportation funding measures on ballots nationwide

Nov 07, 2012

On November 6, voters demonstrated, once again, the importance of transportation by approving 68 percent of the measures to increase or extend funding for highways, bridges, and transit, an American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) review finds.The association tracked ...

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Treading Water

May 01, 2012

Treading Water

Another short-term extension of the highway bill prevented a shutdown, but the lack of long-term funding continues to undermine the construction industry. By Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor Just two days before the latest extension of the current highway bill ...

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The Outlook for 2012 Remains Flat

Feb 16, 2012

The Outlook for 2012 Remains Flat

By George H. Reddin   The 2012 outlook for construction materials shipments, highway and bridge construction, and residential construction remain flat with no significant growth expected until 2014. This is obviously disappointing for all in the industry; however, it appears to be ...

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‘Rally for the Roads’ calls for well-funded, multi-year highway reauthorization bill

Jun 15, 2011

‘Rally for the Roads’ calls for well-funded, multi-year highway reauthorization bill

Hundreds of hard-hat workers from across America and representing all parts of the road construction industry and related materials suppliers rallied on the National Mall on May 25 in support of a multi-year surface transportation bill. The "Rally for the Roads" ...

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AggBeat

Oct 01, 2010

For daily news updates and Web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat Online” section of our Web site at www.aggman.com Is Obama’s $50 billion infrastructure proposal just a shot of adrenaline? The proposal would address “long-overdue” infrastructure investments, but new transportation bill still ...

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AggBeat (Digital Exclusives)

Oct 01, 2010

MSHA reminds miners they can request inspections for hazardous conditions By Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released two new program information bulletins pertaining to the rights of miners who make hazardous condition ...

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NAPA’s Mid-Year Meeting lineup: Reauthorization and climate change

Jun 02, 2010

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) announced that the lineup of sessions for its Midyear Meeting will include the latest information about Congress’s progress on the climate change and surface transportation reauthorization bills. The meeting is scheduled for July 26-28, ...

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