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NAPA launches asphalt plant “Diamond” best practices recognition program

NAPA launches asphalt plant “Diamond” best...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 10, 2015

The National Asphalt Pavement Association has created the Diamond Terminal Commendation program to help asphalt terminal operations to “demonstrate their commitment to ...

First and 10 at the 50: Where things stand with Navistar

First and 10 at the 50: Where things stand with...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Feb 10, 2015

If you follow me on Twitter, you know I spent a day this week at Navistar’s Financial Meeting, where the company explained to ...

Precision Pipeline worked around the recession and desert turtles to become one of Utah’s top contractors

Precision Pipeline worked around the recession and...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 10, 2015

Landon Floyd grew up in construction. His father ran a small excavation and pipeline company in Southern California but moved ...

Construction adds 39,000 jobs in January

Construction adds 39,000 jobs in January

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 09, 2015

U.S. construction firms added 39,000 workers during January though the industry's unemployment rate rose for a third consecutive month. The industry now ...

Apple’s new $2 billion Arizona data HQ to create 500 construction jobs

Apple’s new $2 billion Arizona data HQ to create...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 05, 2015

Valued at around $700 billion and fresh off one of the company's most successful quarters in its history, Apple isn't ...

ACPA launches WikiPave resource site, adds 2 web courses to training site

ACPA launches WikiPave resource site, adds 2 web...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 04, 2015

The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) has created a Wiki for information about the concrete pavement association—WikiPave. The association announced the launch ...

PCA’s Sullivan: Cement consumption on straight growth trajectory through 2017; optimism palpable at World of Concrete

PCA’s Sullivan: Cement consumption on straight...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 04, 2015

Cement consumption grew by 8 percent in 2014 and is on track to grow another 8 percent in both 2016 ...

Donaldson Company names COO Tod Carpenter president and CEO

Donaldson Company names COO Tod Carpenter president and...

Posted by Amy Materson on Feb 04, 2015

Filtration manufacturer Donaldson Company has announced that, effective April 1, 2015, Chief Operating Officer Tod Carpenter will be the company’s ...

Obama proposes 6-year, $478 billion highway bill; industry groups voice support

Obama proposes 6-year, $478 billion highway bill;...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Feb 02, 2015

As part of his new, $3.99 trillion budget released Monday, President Barack Obama has proposed $478 billion to fund the country’s ...

Tolls impede the American spirit of the open road

Tolls impede the American spirit of the open road

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 02, 2015

Jack Kerouac would weep, were he alive today. The author famous for making road trips a rite of passage would be ...

Sens. Paul and Boxer reach across the aisle, propose corporate tax holiday to boost infrastructure funding

Sens. Paul and Boxer reach across the aisle, propose...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Feb 01, 2015

Senators Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) have proposed a corporate tax holiday to fund U.S. infrastructure projects. The proposal ...

Astec’s Ben Brock: “Best shot we’ve had in 10 years” to get out of highway funding dead end

Astec’s Ben Brock: “Best shot we’ve...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 30, 2015

All the talk about the upcoming highway bill reauthorization—now in an extension until May—had a familiar ring to Ben Brock, ...

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