Tags: infrastructure

‘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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ARTBA to Obama: National rail plan needs dedicated funding, competitive bidding

Jun 09, 2010

A strategic rail plan being prepared by the U.S. Department of Transportation should propose dedicated financing mechanisms outside of the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) to support high speed passenger rail, encourage open competition for work on all types of rail ...

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Neil Lucey named senior VP at Parsons Brinckerhoff

Jun 02, 2010

Neil Lucey has been named a senior vice president in the New York office of Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB), a global infrastructure strategic consulting, engineering and program/construction management organization. In his new position, Lucey will serve as Area Manager for PB’s New ...

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‘Start Us Up USA’ rally to support highway reauthorization slated for May 7 in Des Moines

May 06, 2010

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) will be holding a regional "Start Us Up USA" rally in Des Moines, Iowa, to build support for highway reauthorization and related measures to help the equipment industry recover from the economic downturn. The event ...

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ARTBA Foundation taking nominations for ‘Globe Awards’

Mar 29, 2010

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) is now accepting nominations for the 2010 “Globe Awards.”  This annual competition honors U.S. transportation construction industry excellence in environmental protection and mitigation. Established in 1998, the “Globe Awards” program ...

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