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Obama pushes $21 billion infrastructure improvement bill

Apr 03, 2013

Obama pushes $21 billion infrastructure improvement bill

President Barack Obama has asked Congress to pass a $21 billion package to improve the United States’ infrastructure, our sister publication Better Roads reported. The proposed publicly- and privately-funded plan, which will be included in Obama’s budget April 10, includes $10 ...

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Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to set ground rules

Jan 17, 2013

On Jan. 23,at 10 a.m.,  the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will hold its organizational meeting, Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) announced. The meeting will be held in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building. "I look forward to getting to work to improve ...

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Will we get two more years for emissions compliance?

Sep 01, 2012

Will we get two more years for emissions compliance?

For daily news updates and web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat Online” section of our website at www.aggman.com   The EPA proposes to delay air-quality rules on portland cement for two years, which just might give the industry more time to recover ...

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Parsons appoints VP, MENA+ talent management

Apr 28, 2012

Parsons appoints VP, MENA+ talent management

Daniel L. “Dan” Garbutt has assumed the position of vice president, MENA+ Talent Management at Parson. In his new role, Garbutt will be responsible for leading Parsons’ human capital initiatives and programs in the MENA+ region, which includes the ...

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New division may save Ohio DOT nearly $200 million annually

Mar 20, 2012

By reducing agency costs, commercializing non-interstate rest areas, and seeking sponsorship and naming rights for certain infrastructure projects, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) says it could save nearly $200 million annually and billions more could be generated or saved ...

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‘I Make America’ campaign turns 1; celebrates with virtual march on D.C. for infrastructure investment

Oct 06, 2011

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and the I Make America campaign celebrated the campaign’s first anniversary, and to mark the occasion, industry supporters held a virtual march on Washington, D.C. AEM called on its supporters to send letters, sign a ...

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Hundreds converge in O.C. to help get Americans back to work

Aug 31, 2011

More than 250 people came together on Aug. 31 in a first-of-its kind summit to discuss factors that create jobs and offer solutions to expediting transportation projects for America’s future, according to the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA). The Jobs ...

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John Deere sponsors High School Academy of Science and Engineering in AEM Construction Challenge

May 05, 2011

John Deere sponsors High School Academy of Science and Engineering in AEM Construction Challenge

To help educate students considering careers in the construction industry, John Deere Construction & Forestry sponsored a team from the Bartlett, Ill., High School Academy of Science and Engineering in this year’s Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Construction Challenge. The ...

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Editorial

Apr 01, 2011

Another Road to Reauthorization By Therese Dunphy Garth Brooks, Lady Gaga, and Britney Spears all performed while the construction industry flocked to Las Vegas for ConExpo-Con/Agg 2011, but the most entertaining show may have been Steve Forbes’ keynote address during the National ...

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Associated Equipment Distributors Washington Fly-In

Mar 27, 2011

Nearly every day, lawmakers in Washington are making decisions that will have a big effect on your bottom line. They want, and need, to hear from you; firsthand, about how their actions are impacting your business and your people — ...

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Mica confirmed as chair of T&I Committee

Dec 08, 2010

U.S. Rep. John L. Mica (R-Fla.) was confirmed by vote of the House Republican Conference on Dec. 8 to serve as Chairman of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure in the 112th Congress. Mica will be Florida’s first full Transportation Committee ...

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2010 ARTBA P3 in Transportation Conference announces full program

Jun 09, 2010

  For 21 years, the American Road and Transportation Builders Association has held the premier conference on P3s. This year’s conference (full program below) will feature two educational tracks over two days that will explore the role that P3s play in ...

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