Sep
    16
    NAPA Relocates National Headquarters
    New, Modern Office Space Incorporates Enhanced Teleconferencing and Information Technologies to Improve Operations The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) has moved to new offices in Greenbelt, Maryland effective September 13, 2019. NAPA’s new home is a modern, dynamic space that will allow the association to better serve its national membership. With expanded meeting...

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    Sep
    15
    Repeal of 2015 Wetlands Proposal Will Help Restore Transportation Project Certainty, ARTBA Says
    The Trump administration’s repeal of a 2015 proposed rule will help restore clarity to federal wetlands regulations and reduce delays to important transportation projects, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) says. “The regulatory ping-pong on roadside ditches has created vast uncertainty for years with little environmental benefit,” says ARTBA...

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    Sep
    11
     We Stand, We Salute, We Will Never Forget
    We Stand, We Salute, We Will Never Forget Bookmark It Hide Sites $$('div.d27').each( function(e) { e.visualEffect('slide_up',{duration:0.5}) }); ...

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    Sep
    07
    As Summer fades
    By Greg Sitek It’s hard to believe that Summer 2019 is fading into history. We are one step closer to a new transportation bill as theSenate’s America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act (ATIA) Committee on July 30 unanimously approved the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act (ATIA), legislation introduced July 29 by EPW Committee Chairman John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Ranking...

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    Aug
    19
    A Little Road Work
    A Little Road Work By Greg Sitek Greg Sitek What’s going to happen on September 30, 2020? The FAST Act — Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act — is scheduled to expire? Will it? If it does will it make a difference? The American Road and Transportation Builders Association is working overtime to develop information and...

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    May
    20
    Tom Ewing’s Environmental Update
    *  Now here’s something you don’t hear too much about anymore: Ozone, you know – O3, the weird molecule that includes 3 oxygen atoms and was the primary focus of air pollution policy for, oh, I don’t know, 45 years?  (Not to be confused with Ozone Park, in Queens, where “Ozone”...

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    Aug
    28
    DeWALT Introduces New 20V Max Cordless Heat Gun
    DCE530B20V MAX* CORDLESS HEAT GUN The DCE530P1 20V MAX* cordless heat gun can take you places your corded heat gun can’t. The cordless heat gun’s compact design allows for use in tight spaces and diverse applications. From heat shrinking wire tubing to paint and decal removal, this cordless heat gun...

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    Jul
    24
    DEWALT Offers Two new Cordless Tools
      DEWALT®  20V MAX* Cordless Fencing Staple The 20V MAX* Cordless Fencing Stapler (DCFS950) that is optimized for installing various types of agricultural fencing such as woven wire, high tensile, barbed wire, deer fencing, field fencing, and more. Part of the 20V MAX* System from DEWALT featuring over 200 products, the stapler...

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    Jul
    17
    Michelin Introduces Next Generation of its Skid Steer Tweel
    Making its North American debut at Ag in Motion in Saskatchewan, the MICHELIN®X®TWEEL®SSL™ 2 AT and HST 12N16.5 ─ the airless tire solution for skid steers─ will launch the new version of its award-winning airless radial tire in both an all-terrain (AT) and a hard-surface version (HST). Available Aug. 1in...

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    Aug
    30
    ARTBA Safety Certification Program Reaches Milestone
    Home to the Industry’s Only Internationally-Accredited Safety Program puttingsafetyfirst.org Bradley Middleton, a safety manager at Drill Tech Drilling and Shoring Inc., of Antioch, Calif., is the 400th industry professional to earn the Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals™ (SCTPP) credential, marking a major milestone in the program. “I am excited to be able...

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    Aug
    02
    Cemen Tech Expands North American Dealer Network
    Cemen TechExpands North American Dealer Network Major new dealer partnerships in the U.S. open up new territories to high-quality volumetric concrete equipment and expertise.   Cemen Tech, the global leader in volumetric concrete mixing, has announced agreements with two major construction equipment dealerships in the U.S. to sell and service the company’s...

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    Aug
    02
    ARTBA Sends Grassroots Call-To-Acton Memorandum to Members
    A bipartisan group of 21 U.S. Senators this week voted unanimously to reauthorize the federal highway and bridge program A YEAR EARLY and with the largest increase in core highway investment IN 15 YEARS. The Environment & Public Works (EPW) Committee July 30 approved “America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act” (ATIA), S. 2302, which would set...

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