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Highway Funding: On the Edge of Disaster?

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 06, 2014

Highway Funding:  On the Edge of Disaster?

By Tina Grady Barbaccia, Editor-at-Large, tinabarbaccia@gmail.com   At the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) Mid-Year Meeting in Nashville last month, Walter “Butch” Waidelich Jr., associate administrator for infrastructure at the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), told attendees the Generating Renewal, Opportunity and Work ...

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Highway Trust Fund $365.5 billion in debt by 2036 - AED report

John Latta - Feb 22, 2013

Highway Trust Fund $365.5 billion in debt by 2036 - AED report

Highway Trust Fund (HTF) shortfall will be in the coming decades. The report, conducted for the Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) by William and Mary University's Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy, forecasts that over the next 23 years the Highway Trust ...

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The case for 'energy freedom' and how the U.S. can achieve it

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 03, 2012

The case for 'energy freedom' and how the U.S. can achieve it

We have found a solution for energy independence in the United States, but it faces pushback from environmentalists. Oil and natural gas for decades have provided 65 percent of energy consumption in the United States “and it’s forecast to stay that ...

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AED, construction associations to Obama: 'Approve the Keystone XL pipeline project'

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 12, 2012

Sixteen national construction associations and unions joined Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) on Jan. 12 in calling on the Obama administration to swiftly approve the Keystone XL pipeline project, according to AED. Under legislation enacted in ...

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Sentry Insurance Safety Webinar offers driving tips for the winter months

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 07, 2011

Sentry Insurance will offer a safety webinar covering winter driving conditions on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011 at 2 p.m. CDT. As driving conditions change with the season, it is very important to keep your authorized drivers aware of ...

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North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority funds clean construction equipment in urban areas

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 28, 2011

The North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) Board of Trustees unanimously approved $800,000 on last Monday to retrofit off-road construction equipment such as bulldozers, graders and pavers with pollution control devices that will reduce diesel emissions, according to the Associated ...

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Off-road equipment industry publishes Tier 4 FAQ report

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle - Nov 04, 2010

Five leading off-road equipment industry associations published a “frequently asked questions” report about Tier 4 technology. These standards apply to new diesel engines used in off-road equipment beginning in 2011. Groups such as the Associated Equipment Distributors, Association of Equipment Manufacturers, ...

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AED, AEM launches House, Senate investment campaign

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 16, 2010

The Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) are launching an effort to get U.S. House and Senate candidates from across the country to commit to making surface transportation and water infrastructure investment a top priority ...

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AED: Recession is construction equipment industry depression

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 19, 2010

Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) 2010 National Chairman Dennis Vander Molen, president and general manager of Vermeer MidSouth, testified before two U.S. House of Representatives committees on key parts of the equipment industry recovery agenda. Vermeer MidSouth is an authorized distributor of ...

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