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Caterpillar to defend tax strategy before U.S. Senate today, will likely receive support from John McCain

Caterpillar to defend tax strategy before U.S. Senate...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 31, 2014

Caterpillar has confirmed an earlier report by saying it is scheduled to testify in a U.S. Senate hearing on whether ...

25% of U.S. bridges declared deficient in 2012

25% of U.S. bridges declared deficient in 2012

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 18, 2013

According to a report from our sister site Better Roads, 25 percent, or 151,845 of all U.S. bridges were classified ...

Senate Committee approves nomination of Anthony Foxx for Secretary of Transportation

Senate Committee approves nomination of Anthony Foxx...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 12, 2013

As expected, Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx's confirmation as the next U.S. Secretary of Transportation is going smoothly. On Monday, the Senate ...

Immigration bill gains Senate committee’s approval, retains limit on construction visas but increases H-1B visas for highly skilled workers

Immigration bill gains Senate committee’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 23, 2013

With a 13-5 vote Tuesday night, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved an immigration bill that would give 11.5 million immigrants ...

Construction jobs limited to 15k visas per year under new guest worker agreement

Construction jobs limited to 15k visas per year under...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2013

The path toward a final deal on immigration reform has likely been cleared now that the country's business and labor ...

Senate unlikely to adopt ID card for legal worker verification due to high costs

Senate unlikely to adopt ID card for legal worker...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 13, 2013

Senators working on an immigration bill are not likely to adopt a high-tech ID card for workers because of costs, ...

Destroyed beach house in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy on November 4, 2012 in Far Rockaway, NY Credit: Leonard Zhukovsky / Shutterstock.com

Senate passes $50.5 billion Sandy recovery bill

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 28, 2013

The Senate voted 62-36 Monday afternoon to pass a bill that will grant $50.5 billion in federal aid to those ...

Congress passes fiscal cliff deal

Congress passes fiscal cliff deal

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 02, 2013

With negotiations extended to the absolute deadline, Congress passed a deal on New Year's Day that will that will prevent ...

American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA)

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 21, 2012

Event: 49th Annual Meeting Start Date: 11/26/12 End Date: 11/30/12 Phone: (847) 966-2272 Web: www.pavement.com

Conexpo-Con/AGG 2014

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 21, 2012

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

Granite Construction named as one ‘World’s Most...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on 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 ...

NTEA Work Truck Show 2012 sets new records

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 21, 2012

NTEA, the Work Truck Show 2012, held March 6-8 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, was the biggest work ...

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