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GUEST BLOG: What the re-election of President Obama, Republican House majority, Democratic Senate majority means for the construction industry

Contributed - Nov 12, 2012

GUEST BLOG: What the re-election of President Obama, Republican House majority, Democratic Senate majority means for the construction industry

During the 2012 presidential campaign, President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney gave relative lip service to the subject of rebuilding America’s faltering infrastructure. Rather than positioning infrastructure as an integral part of the nation’s fabric, both treated construction funding ...

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What ARTBA's president thinks about the election results

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 07, 2012

What ARTBA's president thinks about the election results

American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) President and Chief Executive Officer Pete Ruane issued the following statement about the election results: “We congratulate President Obama on his hard fought victory. “The centerpiece of both campaigns was about growing the economy, creating ...

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American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Public-Private Partnerships in Transportation Conference

Staff Report - Oct 01, 2012

The Public-Private Partnerships in Transportation Conference is slated for Oct. 10-12 at the Renaissance Downtown Washington, D.C. Phil Wilson, executive director of the Texas Department of Transportation will address attendees at the ARTBA Public-Private Partnerships in Transportation Conference, regarding the future ...

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'MAP'ing out the future of highway funding

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 30, 2012

'MAP'ing out the future of highway funding

Now that the much-anticipated new highway bill has been passed, Congress and the transportation construction and equipment industries should be resting easier with guaranteed funding through the end of September 2014. The $105 billion, 27-month legislation, Moving Ahead for Progress in ...

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The construction industry is 'Built to Last' with Big, Hairy, Audacious Goals

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 20, 2012

The construction industry is 'Built to Last' with Big, Hairy, Audacious Goals

How awesome is this? I just learned that well-known book author Jim Collins is one of the keynote speakers at the 2013 National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) Annual Meeting set for Feb. 9-13, 2013. Collins is known for the books "From ...

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Conexpo-Con/AGG 2014

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 21, 2012

Event: Start Date: 03/04/14End Date: 03/08/14Phone: (800) 867-6060 Web: www.conexpoconagg.com

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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ACS Valves: Contributes operating efficiency advantages

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 21, 2012

ACS Valves: Contributes operating efficiency advantages

ACS Valves says its new MD series of rotary feeder valves provides material metering that contributes tangible operating efficiency advantages, as well as long-term production and maintenance savings. The feeders are constructed with an eight-vane rotary valve that ensures proper ...

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