More Articles for Association of Equipment Manufacturers

AGG1: Something Old, Something New

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

AGG1: Something Old, Something New

A hard-hit construction industry makes it tough to grow a show, but the 3-year-old AGG1 is creating a place for education and the latest innovations.   Now in its third year, the AGG1 trade show may be in a holding pattern in ...

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RoadWorks

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

RoadWorks

Probing Two Groups and Deadly Crashes The Texas Transportation Institute’s Center for Transportation Safety (CTS) is investigating the reasons why two distinct population groups — Hispanics and U.S. military personnel — are experiencing above-average deadly crash rates. They are separate research ...

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New, Used, Rental

Better Roads Staff - Feb 27, 2012

New, Used, Rental

Decisions, decisions By Marcia Gruver Doyle and Mike Anderson As most contractors enter their fourth year of uncertain work, equipment choices become more critical. Some key factors to consider as you determine your 2012 equipment strategies:   Why buy new? Aging, slowing fleets best remedied ...

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Come Together, Right Now, Over Bill

John Latta - Feb 03, 2012

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers is taking what I think will become a pretty popular position on the House’s HR7 reauthorization bill, the American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act (AEIJA), just passed by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. It's ...

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Highway Contractor

Better Roads Staff - Jan 12, 2012

Highway Contractor

Another Testing 12 Months The recovery continues. Slowly. Slowly. It’s frustrating (again) to have to say it, but it appears that this new year will offer us more of the same. Last year virtually repeating itself, as did the year before that and ...

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Celebrating 80 Years of Better Roads

Better Roads Staff - Nov 10, 2011

Celebrating 80 Years of Better Roads

Better Roads The October 2011 issue, Better Roads marked the 80th anniversary of the magazine. The publication was founded in 1931 by Alden F. Perrin, who served a publisher and editorial director until his death in 1965. From the mostly gravel roads ...

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2011 Construction Challenge open for entry

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 13, 2010

The 2011 Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Construction Challenge presented by Volvo Construction Equipment is now open for entry. The challenge is for high school students from across the United States and Canada to allow them the opportunity to learn about careers in ...

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

Tina Grady Barbaccia - 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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Navistar withdraws lawsuit against CARB

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 23, 2010

Navistar International Corp. withdrew on April 22 a lawsuit it previously filed against the California Air Resources Board (CARB) following an agreement with CARB that addresses the issues that prompted the court action.   Navistar had sought a ruling in a San ...

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AEM export-import bank pilot program paying dividends, manufacturer participant says

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 23, 2010

A pilot program developed by the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) and launched with the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) a few months ago is already paying huge dividends for at least one manufacturer. The program is designed ...

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Commercial class pavers: Smaller and lighter but more sophisticated than ever

Brooke Wisdom - Mar 01, 2010

Commercial class pavers: Smaller and lighter but more sophisticated than ever

Commercial class pavers Smaller and lighter than their big brothers in the highway business, pavers less than 25,000 pounds are more sophisticated than ever. By Tom Jackson   Asphalt paving contractors who specialize in parking lots, paths and driveways don’t measure success by the ...

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