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Could alternate energy sources help solve our funding problem?

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 06, 2013

Could alternate energy sources help solve our funding problem?

It’s time to get creative. With less than a year until our latest surface transportation bill, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21), expires on Sept. 30, 2014, the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) once again faces insolvency. It’s ...

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AEM elects 2013 officers

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 12, 2012

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has elected its slate of 2013 officers. The new officers are as follows: Chair is Stuart Levenick, Group President of Caterpillar Inc., Peoria, Ill. Vice Chair is Richard Patek, president of Telsmith & group vice president Aggregate ...

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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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AEM names inaugural Pillar of the Industry award winners

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 11, 2011

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and its I Make America (IMA) campaign have honored four companies with AEM's first annual Pillar of the Industry award. Angus-Palm, Caterpillar Inc., International Construction Equipment and Stone Construction Equipment were recognized "for their outstanding ...

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Association of Equipment Manufacturers elects 2012 officers

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 10, 2011

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announces its newly-elected 2012 officers: •Chair is Russell Fowler, president & CEO of Krone NA Inc., Memphis, Tennessee. •Vice Chair is Stuart Levenick, group president of Caterpillar Inc., Peoria, Illinois. •Treasurer is Brian Kober, vice president of ...

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‘I Make America’ campaign turns 1; celebrates with virtual march on D.C. for infrastructure investment

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 06, 2011

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and the I Make America campaign celebrated the campaign’s first anniversary, and to mark the occasion, industry supporters held a virtual march on Washington, D.C. AEM called on its supporters to send letters, sign a ...

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RoadWorks

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 07, 2011

RoadWorks

By John Latta, Tina Grady Barbaccia and Mike Anderson No Gas Tax Hike No Problem? The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has proposed a revenue-neutral solution to rebuild and modernize America’s Interstates. A multi-year highway bill can be fully funded without raising the gas ...

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Federal Signal’s FS Solutions now has 3 online training courses

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 31, 2011

Federal Signal Environmental Solutions Group has announced that FS Solutions now offers three online training courses as part of the company’s comprehensive training programs to help its customers increase job safety, operational efficiency and regulatory compliance in a variety of ...

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I Make America launches “Picture a Better America” photo contest

Katie Wood - May 31, 2011

National participants to show Congress the urgent need to invest in America's crumbling infrastructure The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and the I Make America campaign launched the Picture a Better America photo contest to demonstrate the urgent need to invest ...

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I Make America monentum high at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2011

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 06, 2011

At CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2011, momentum for I Make America permeated the show floor where 3,000 attendees joined the campaign to tell Congress that investment in transportation and other critical infrastructure puts more Americans back to work. I Make America created excitement across ...

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