Apr
    19
    Bridge to Sustainable Infrastructure Act
    On April 16, 2014 the following statement from Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) President Dennis Slater regarding the introduction of the Bridge to Sustainable Infrastructure Act  in Congress: AEM congratulates Congressmen Jim Renacci, Bill Pascrell, Reid Ribble and Dan Lipinski for putting forth a substantive and politically courageous proposal to fix the Highway...

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    Apr
    19
    DEWALT Introduces New Mechanic Tool Set and Stackable Case System SONY DSC
    Product Report Mechanic Tool Set I don’t know about you but I really hate it when I pick up my tool set, open it and find that I have it “This Side Up,” down and all the sockets, extensions, ratchets come spilling out rolling across the floor or in the dirt. Well,...

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    Apr
    17
    TRIP Reports on Texas’ Most Critical Highway Projects to Support Economic Growth and Quality of Life TRIP
    TRIP’s New Report Identifies Top 100 Highway Improvements Needed To Support Economic Growth And Quality Of Life In Texas, Including Projects To Address Deteriorated And Congested Roadways, Deficient Bridges, And Needed Safety Improvements Transportation improvements are needed to address deficient, crowded or congested roads, highways and bridges in Texas that threaten...

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    Feb
    22
    Oil — The Elixir of Modern Living RMG1a
    By Greg Sitek Oil is one of nature’s more generous gifts. It is the lubricant of life as we know and live it. It is infused into virtually every aspect of our lifestyle. Here is a partial list: Clothing Ink, Heart Valves, Crayons, Parachutes, Telephones, Enamel, Transparent tape, Antiseptics, Vacuum bottles, Deodorant,...

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    Jan
    23
    Sharing an E-Mail 9-11
    I’ve been around a long time. No, not that long… I’m not pushing the century mark, not yet and have not been designated a curmudgeon by everyone who knows me. During my tenure on earth I witnessed many political changes domestically and internationally. I remember World War II, Korea, Vietnam,...

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    Dec
    31
    January ACP Editorial: Year after Year Milli brings in 2015
    Milli brings in 2015 We closed the door on 2014 with a trip back in time to an editorial that I had written in 1989 because it echoed so many of the same things we are facing today. When I found that article I also found a couple of others. We’re...

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    Feb
    10
    Double-Digit Growth at World of Concrete 2015 Unknown-1
    Celebrating 41 years of industry excellence, World of Concrete 2015  exceeded expectations across the board. The signature event for the concrete industry drew 55,779  registered professionals, up from just over 48,000 in 2014, and featured more than 1,459 companies exhibiting across more than 675,000 net square feet of space, an...

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    Feb
    08
    TOPCON Layout Navigator Is Coming To You 4d2711e3-ee60-4df1-85fc-d3ed05573b16
      Layout Navigator is coming to you! Wednesday, February 18th, or Thursday, February 19th, Los Angeles, CA This is an opportunity to see for yourself how easy it is to do your own 3D layout. Whether you start from paper plans or advanced Revit® models, the Layout Navigator can handle your workflow. For more...

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    Nov
    05
    AEM President Slater on 2014 Elections images
    Dennis Slater, AEM President Dennis Slater, president of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), made the following statement following statement following the results of the 2014 midterm elections: Yesterday evening, voters across America made it clear that they think Washington is broken, and they expect our elected leaders to come together to fix...

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