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Granite Construction named as one ‘World’s Most Ethical Companies’

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 21, 2012

Granite Construction Inc. has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the 2012 World's Most Ethical Companies. Granite says it made the list by setting the industry standard for its commitment to bettering the communities in which it works, ...

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New Holland sponsors PLANET’s 2012 Student Career Days and loader backhoe competition

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 21, 2012

New Holland sponsors PLANET’s 2012 Student Career Days and loader backhoe competition

 New Holland Construction is a major sponsor of the Professional Landcare Network’s (PLANET’s) 36th Annual Student Career Days, an annual conference and career fair that draws more than 900 students enrolled in horticulture, landscape, and lawn care programs at ...

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NTEA Work Truck Show 2012 sets new records

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 21, 2012

NTEA, the Work Truck Show 2012, held March 6-8 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, was the biggest work truck event in history. It broke all standing event records, with a verified 10,408 attendees checking out work trucks and ...

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Granite JV with Yaquina River Contractors receives Notice of Default

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 21, 2012

Granite Construction Inc.'s joint venture with Yaquina River Contractors (YRC) received a Notice of Default from the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) relating to the U.S. ...

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Senate passes two-year transportation bill

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

In an overwhelming show of support, the U.S. Senate voted to pass a two-year transportation bill valued at $109 billion. The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) Act, passed in a generally bipartisan 74-22 vote, reauthorizes federal highway ...

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Senate passes two-year transportation bill

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 19, 2012

Senate passes two-year transportation bill

In an overwhelming show of support, the U.S. Senate on March 14 voted to pass a two-year transportation bill valued at $109 billion. The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) Act, passed in a generally bipartisan 74-22 vote, ...

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Study: Red light cameras should be in state safety toolboxes

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 16, 2011

New research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has found that red light cameras save lives and reduce traffic crashes, reports the Governors Highway Safety Association. According to IIHS, had red light cameras been in place ...

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Transportation Investment: What Would Reagan Do?

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 06, 2011

A commentary from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA): Today on the floor of the House of Representatives members read aloud the text of the U.S. Constitution in its entirety. They also received a message sent to their ...

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Is the Senate’s approval of a highway bill extension a step in the right direction or two steps back?

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 26, 2010

The Senate passed an extension of the highway bill through the end of December, which seems like it would be a move in the right direction. But that one advancement forward may very well be one move in the right direction ...

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Regional surface transportation meetings planned for December: Nashville, Newark, Chicago, L.A.

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 22, 2009

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) will host four one-day regional meetings in December in Nashville, Newark, Chicago and Los Angeles. The sessions will feature federal legislative and regulatory reports and discussions on key regional transportation projects. Members of the U.S. House of Representatives ...

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