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Dirty Job's Mike Rowe launches AEM campaign

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 29, 2010

Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and Mike Rowe, creator and host of Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs,” joined forces today in Washington, D.C. for the launch of I Make America, a national grassroots campaign to promote U.S. manufacturing jobs through infrastructure ...

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TRIP: Show N.H. the money for failing bridges, roads

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 21, 2010

One-third of New Hampshire’ major roads are deteriorated, 32 percent of the state’s bridges are structurally deficient or functionally obsolete, and more than half of the state’s roads are congested during peak travel times, but the state lacks adequate funding ...

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Lura offers screed system as free trial to DOTs

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 10, 2010

Lura offers screed system as free trial to DOTs

Lura Enterprises, manufacturer of The Lightning Strike Concrete Screed System is offering DOT bridge and road maintenance crews the opportunity to try out its screed system for two weeks. For the cost of shipping – about $500 – participants will receive ...

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ARTBA: Senate climate bill 'shorts' transportation sector

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 13, 2010

A majority of the revenue generated from a new transportation user fee included in a climate bill proposed in the U.S. Senate would be diverted to non-transportation purposes —- a departure from 54 years of federal policy, according to the ...

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Granite Construction joint venture team competing for projects in Guam

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 13, 2010

Granite Construction Incorporated announced today that the joint-venture team composed of Granite, Hensel Phelps and Traylor Brothers is among seven teams of contractors awarded a $4 billion multiple award construction contract (MACC) by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), Pacific. ...

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Doosan Portable Power adds Central Texas Equipment Co. to dealer network

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 30, 2010

Doosan Portable Power has appointed Central Texas Equipment Company of Round Rock, Texas, as an authorized dealer of its Ingersoll Rand-branded line of portable air compressors, light compaction equipment and lighting systems for the Austin and San Antonio areas of ...

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Florida concrete producer announces potential layoff

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 16, 2010

Jacksonville-based Gate Concrete Products Co., a producer of prestressed concrete products for use in bridges and building structures, today announced a potential layoff of between 20-115 workers in May, according to an Aggregate Research (ARI) report. Gate Construction Materials Group President ...

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Asphalt Pavement Alliance announces new campaign, industry unity at World of Asphalt

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 23, 2010

The Asphalt Pavement Alliance announced at the World of Asphalt (WOA) Show and Conference, held Feb. 15-19 in Cincinnati, Ohio,  the launch of its new campaign in support of asphalt pavements. “This is a great partnership between the State Asphalt Pavement ...

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Federal Report Evaluates Condition & Performance of Nation's Transportation System

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 08, 2010

Spending by all levels of government on the nation's highways and transit lines has increased substantially in recent years but steep increases in construction costs have eroded the purchasing power of this investment, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation, ...

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A Fast Fix for an Ohio Bridge Using an Integrated Fiber Reinforced Polymer bridge system

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 01, 2010

A Fast Fix for an Ohio Bridge Using an Integrated Fiber Reinforced Polymer bridge system

How Eight Mile Road Bridge in Hamilton County, Ohio, used a bridge system prefabricated with integral beams and deck incorporating the entire superstructure for a rapid installation. Article contributed by Composite Advantage Eight Mile Road Bridge, a short span concrete structure built in ...

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Step away from the computer and pick up the phone TODAY

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 10, 2009

Just pick up the phone. You know you can do it. Step away from the computer and do things what has become "the old-fashioned way." Use your voice and make it heard today as part of the Transportation Construction Coalition's (TCC) phone ...

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TRIP report: One-fourth of Wyoming's roads substandard, state has high traffic fatality rate

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 03, 2009

Nearly one quarter of Wyoming’s major roads are in poor condition, with pavement deterioration projected to worsen significantly in the coming years under current funding levels, according to a new report released today by TRIP, a Washington, D.C.-based national transportation ...

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