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BOMAG, Komatsu
News January 18, 2019
BOMAG & Komatsu America distribution pact paves the way to new roadbuilding and construction market opportunities Jan. 3, 2019—BOMAG Americas Inc. and Komatsu America Corp. are pleased to announce that Komatsu’s six company-owned dealerships (Edward Ehrbar, Komatsu Equipment Company, Komatsu...
BOMAG paving training
News January 04, 2019
BOMAG announces new paving training program to help operators and companies get the most from their equipment Dec. 17, 2018—BOMAG understands the need for continual training on paving and compaction equipment and now offers two new courses that focus on equipment operator training at their South...
Industry and business news
News December 21, 2018
    Kubota names new president & CEO for Kubota Tractor Corp. and Kubota North America  Dec. 11, 2018—Kubota Tractor Corp. announced the appointment of Mr. Haruyuki (Harry) Yoshida as the new President and CEO of Kubota Tractor Corp. (KTC) and Kubota North America, based in Grapevine, Texas,...
Industry and business news
News December 14, 2018
    ACPA names recipients of 2018 Excellence in Concrete Pavements awards Dec. 5, 2018—The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) has named recipients of its 29th Annual Excellence in Concrete Pavements awards, which recognize quality concrete pavements constructed in the U.S. and Canada....
Industry and business news
News December 07, 2018
    John Deere dealer provides backhoes to aid hurricane recovery Nov. 20, 2018—Following the devastation of Hurricane Michael, Beard Equipment and John Deere donated the use of a John Deere backhoe to four local counties and municipalities in the Florida Panhandle. The cities of Lynn Haven,...
Industry and business news
News November 21, 2018
    BKT announces construction of new production site in U.S. Nov. 8, 2018—Balkrishna Industries Limited (BKT), one of the leading off-highway tire manufacturers headquartered in India, recently announced a $100 million construction project for a new production site to serve not only the U.S....
Industry and business news
News November 16, 2018
    Allen Engineering promotes Don Gordon to vice president of operations Oct. 30, 2018—Allen Engineering Corp. recently announced that Don Gordon has been promoted to vice president of operations. Gordon has 20+ years of experience in operations, engineering, quality and supply chain management,...
Industry and business news
News November 09, 2018
    Coretex and Marcotte Systems strike technology partnership October 30, 2018—Coretex, a leader in compliance and fleet management solutions, today announced a technology partnership with Marcotte Systems, a premier developer of process control and automation systems for the construction industry...
election results
News November 08, 2018
The American Road & Transportation Builders Association's (ARTBA) government relations, economics and Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (TIAC) teams have produced two special reports to help better understand the impacts of the Nov. 6 election results on the transportation construction...
Industry and business news
News November 02, 2018
    Komatsu America teams up with the Chicago Blackhawks for the 2018-2019 season Oct. 23, 2018—Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, recently announced plans to partner with the Chicago Blackhawks for the 2018-2019 season. The Komatsu logo will appear prominently...
2018 Recycling awards
News October 26, 2018
You have only a few days left to nominate your recycling project to be considered for Roads & Bridges' 2018 Recycling Awards. The deadline to submit nominations is Nov. 2. Nominations are accepted in the following categories: cold planing, full-depth recycling, hot in-place recycling and cold...
Industry and business news
News October 26, 2018
    Illinois Tollway deputy chief of program implementation named Government Civil Engineer of the Year Oct. 11, 2018—Illinois Tollway Deputy Chief of Program Implementation Clarita Lao was selected for the 2018 Government Civil Engineer of the Year Award by the Illinois Section of the American...
Business and industry news
News October 17, 2018
    Southern Company selects Skyward for drone program expansions Oct. 3, 2018—Southern Company, a leading producer of clean and affordable energy, announced that it will be expanding its drone program through a partnership with Skyward, a Verizon company advancing drone fleet management solutions...
Business news
News October 12, 2018
    Illinois Tollway awards more than $26 million in contracts for construction and professional engineering services Sept. 27, 2018—The Illinois Tollway Board of Directors today approved two construction contracts and three professional engineering service contracts totaling $26.3 million at its...
Michael Sweeney, HNTB
Article July 02, 2018
With continued partisan gridlock in the U.S. Congress, it has been difficult for meaningful federal transportation initiatives to roll forward–and progress is likely to remain stalled until 2019 or later. President Trump admitted as much in a late-March speech when he predicted, “You’ll probably...
environmental work on surface transportation projects
News September 02, 2016
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) will continue their agreement for another five years in continuing the Center for Environment Excellence.   The program was authorized by the Moving Ahead for Progress in...
The National Asphalt Pavement Association logo
News August 01, 2016
The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) recently announced the winners of its 2015 Asphalt Operations Safety Innovation Award, as well as the winners and finalists of its Operational Excellence Awards. Both series of special recognition were made at a special ceremony during the...
News November 18, 2014
According to a recent report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, in which federal highway funding allotments were analyzed, states utilized only, on average, 6% of the contract authority received from the federal government on new roads and bridges. The lion’s share of funding was pumped...
News July 17, 2013
The next generation of transportation professionals has a challenging future ahead of them dealing with a wide range of issues from public policy to financing the roadways. This makes sharing information among colleagues important, and a young transportation professionals group in Houston is...
News February 11, 2013
New AASHTO Executive Director Bud Wright sat down with transportation industry reporters last week for an informal question and answer session.   Wright told reporters that among his priorities were continuing the work to implement MAP-21 (the two-year reauthorization bill passed by Congress last...
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