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Web Resource Highlights Economic Impact of Transportation Investment

With a new multi-year highway/transit authorization bill languishing in Congress, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has rolled out a new interactive website full of information about the job creation impacts of federal transportation investment on the national and state economies.

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WorldWide Electric Teams with Hyundai Heavy Industries

WorldWide Electric announced that they have reached a long-term agreement with Hyundai Heavy Industries to be the exclusive master distributor and representative for Hyundai’s low-voltage electric motor line for North America.

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‘I Make America’ Gains 3,000 Supporters at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2011

At ConExpo-Con/Agg 2011, momentum for “I Make America,” national advocacy campaign to dramatically increase jobs for construction-equipment manufacturers selling to the U.S. market, 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.

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Granite Construction Wins Environmental Award

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) honored Granite Construction Co.’s Indio, Calif., hot mix asphalt and aggregate plant as one of its six Gold Award Environmental Excellence winners. Additional winners included operations in Powhatan, Va.; Dupont, Wash.; Willard, Mo.; Huntsville, Ala.; and Tuscumbia, Ala.

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NSSGA Says Ryan Budget Proposal Underfunds Highways

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) said it views the recent release of House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s (R-Wisc.) FY 2012 budget plan with mixed emotions.

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