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Schuster: Obama will sign transportation bill by Fall

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 15, 2012

Congress member Bill Shuster (R-Pa.), chair of the House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, & Hazardous Materials, predicts President Barack ...

House passes 90-day transportation extension, motion...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 25, 2012

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a 90-day extension of the surface transportation program (from June 30 to Sept. 30) ...

‘Rally for Roads’ set for March 20 on D.C.’s...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 02, 2012

The second annual “Rally for Roads” is scheduled for March 20 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., 11 days ...

‘Consolidate duplicative federal programs’:...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 29, 2011

The Highways and Transit Subcommittee began a two-day hearing on March 29 on a pending surface transportation reauthorization and is ...

AEM: Highway bill extension ‘falls short of...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 08, 2011

Congress passed a short-term extension to SAFETEA-LU, the expired surface transportation bill, on March 4, but Association of Equipment Manufacturers ...

House approves 7-month extension of SAFETEA-LU

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 03, 2011

The House of Representatives voted 421-4 on March 2 to extend until Sept. 30 federal highway and transit programs that ...

Astec quarterly profit better than expected

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 19, 2010

Road construction equipment maker Astec Industries Inc. posted better-than-expected quarterly profit, but said weakness in its domestic sales ...

Cat exec: Creating jobs top priority with new highway...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 15, 2010

Fostering long-term economic growth and creating American jobs should be the top priorities in the passage of a new, multi-year ...

NAPA holds Congress accountable for reauthorization...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 02, 2010

With the construction industry continuing to shed jobs, the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) has mounted a campaign to mobilize ...

Lovely roads

Lovely roads

Posted by Brooke Wisdom on Jul 01, 2010

  By Marcia Gruver Doyle Driving in Ireland prompts you to bring out the video camera, because no one’s going to believe ...

ARTBA: Mobilize to make highway, transit bill a...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 24, 2010

Dr. Pete Ruane, president and CEO of the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), called the transportation industry to action today in ...

House OKs three-month extension of SAFETEA-LU

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 24, 2009

And it looks like the extensions have begun...but at least we won't be running on empty Sept. 30. The House ...

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