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Industry Invades Washington; Pushes for Transportation Funding

TCC 150The 2015 Transportation Construction Coalition Fly-In was held April 14-15, in Washington, D.C. More than 500 people descended upon the Capitol to urge members of Congress to pass an adequately funded transportation bill. The current temporary extension runs out at the end of May.

 

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John Deere Rolls Out New Iron at Arizona Event

PTP BOART 150John Deere welcomed the trade press, including Rock Products Associate Editor Josephine Smith, to its Sacaton, Ariz., proving grounds on April 14 for a one-day event that highlighted its expanded production-class equipment.

 

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Michigan Road, Bridge Conditions Face Huge Decline

Michigan’s transportation system faces mounting challenges in the form of deteriorated roads and bridges, a lack of adequate safety features, highway bottlenecks and an inability to fund projects needed to support economic development opportunities in the state. Increased investment in transportation improvements at the local, state and federal levels could improve road and bridge conditions, boost safety, increase roadway efficiency and support long-term economic growth in Michigan, according to a new report released today by TRIP, a Washington, DC based national transportation organization.

 

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McLanahan Holds Frac Sand Processing Event

JD 150Frac sand producers are constantly challenged to do more with their resources. As regulations become stricter, they need to be fully aware of what solutions will ensure they are more productive, more efficient, and more profitable. To support frac sand producers and help further educate them on frac sand processing, McLanahan Corp., hosted its first Frac Sand Processing School in Eau Claire, Wis. on March 30.

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