Tags: transportation construction industry

Where did all the toilets go?

Jul 01, 2012

Where did all the toilets go?

Public works department develops spec using recycled aggregate, which allows for construction waste — including toilets.    Recycling has reached a new level for the transportation construction industry. The Public Works Department of the city of Bellingham, Wash., pushed the limits of ...

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ARTBA announces key staff promotions

Jan 19, 2012

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has announced the promotion of some of the association’s key staff, including the following: Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives: Rich Juliano Juliano manages the activities of ARTBA’s Contractors ...

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Contractors from PA, N.C., Texas and CA receive national safety awards from ARTBA

Oct 17, 2011

Transportation construction industry firms from California, Pennsylvania, Texas and North Carolina were recognized Oct. 3 for their outstanding worker safety programs during the 2011 American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) National Convention held in Monterey, Calif.  Winning firms were ...

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ARTBA commends Mica for transportation plan leadership, cautions against decrease in revenue stream

Jul 13, 2011

Following House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee Chair John Mica's (R-Fla.) proposal on the six-year reauthorization of the committee's Surface Transportation Program, American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) President and CEO Pete Ruane issued the following statement: “We commend House ...

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Feds: More stimulus, please, if economy stays weak

Oct 04, 2010

There is no question that the transportation construction industry has benefited from the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA), a.ka. "the stimulus," but whether the stimulus was a good idea in the first place has been hotly debated. However, Federal Reserve ...

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Reauthorization a ‘bright spot’ but recovery hinges on highway bill, contractor tells Congress

Jul 28, 2010

The highway investments in the stimulus law have been a bright spot for the transportation construction industry that has been hit hard hit by recession-induced cutbacks in state programs and decline in private sector work, continued uncertainty about passage ...

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