Association News Articles
AEMP Names Bechtel, Manatee County Fleet Masters
The Association of Equipment Management Professionals named two exemplary construction-equipment operations the 2013 Fleet Masters at its annual meeting.
March 29, 2013 – For Construction Pros
NSSGA appoints Edwards as president, CEO
Gus Edwards, NSSGA's executive vice president since 2008, has been elected by the board of directors to succeed Joy Pinniger as the association's president and CEO upon her retirement Nov. 2.
October 31, 2012 – Pit & Quarry
Kindinger Resigns as President & CEO of NAEDA
At the September meeting of the Board of Directors of the North American Equipment Dealers Assn. (NAEDA), Paul Kindinger announced that he would be leaving the organization.
October 9, 2012 – Farm Equipment Magazine
NSSGA hires vice president of membership
Pamala Bouchard joined NSSGA this week as vice president of membership. Bouchard's job is to develop and implement the association's annual membership recruitment and retention programs, conduct activities to promote member participation and new member orientation, and provide timely service to member and non-member requests.
June 20, 2012 – Pit and Quarry
No. American Equipment Dealers Assn Announces Its 2012 Leadership
Joe Nash, of Greenville, Miss., has been elected chairman of the board of directors of the North American Equipment Dealers Association (NAEDA).
Nash is chief operating officer of Delta Implement (www.deltaimplementco.com) and Ayres-Delta Implement (www.ayresdeltaimplement.com). The dealerships sell Case IH, New Holland and Kubota equipment from six locations in Mississippi.
March 29, 2012 – Agri Marketing
Passing of 1978 ARTBA Chairman Dick Stander
It is with great sadness that I share with you the February 4 passing of an industry titan-1978 ARTBA Chairman Dick Stander, Sr., the retired chairman of Mansfield Asphalt Paving Company in Ohio.
February 9, 2011 – ARTBA
AED Opens Washington, D.C., Office
AED has opened new Washington, D.C., headquarters at 601 Pennsylvania Ave. - located halfway between the Capitol and the White House. AED President and CEO Toby Mack will spend approximately half his time in Washington to personally lead the association's legislative advocacy on behalf of the construction equipment distribution industry.
February 7, 2011 – ConstructionEquipmentGuide.com
Kirk Landers Elected to the Construction Writer's Hall of Fame
James "Kirk" Landers, former editor-in-chief of Construction Equipment, partner in James Informational Media and mentor to a number of prominent editors in the construction industry has been elected into the Construction Writers Association's (CWA) Hall of Fame.
October 20, 2010 – AED
Bobcat pioneer Keller dies at 87
Louis Keller, who with his brother, Cyril, built the original compact, three-wheeled machine that led to the first Bobcat-branded skid-steer loader, has died at age 87. The Keller brothers are members of the AEM Hall of Fame.
July 14, 2010 – InfoForum
Mary Peters, LaHoodÆs predecessor, confirmed for public-private partnership conference
Equipment World (May 13, 2010) - Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters has just been confirmed as a general session speaker at the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBAÆs) 22nd Annual Public-Private Partnerships in Transportation Conference, scheduled for July 22-23 in Washington, D.C.
May 13, 2010
CECE calls for compliance crack-down
Construction Europe (April 21, 2010) - The Committee for European Construction Equipment (CECE) has highlighted the continuing problem of non-compliant construction equipment being sold in the EU. The trade association has used Bauma to launch a series of simple guides to help enforcement authorities and buyers identify rogue machines.
April 22, 2010
NRMCA elects new officers
Equipment World (March 28, 2010) - The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association elected a new slate of officers at its annual convention in Austin, Texas, earlier this month.
March 29, 2010
American Rental Association, True Value Company forge new alliance
ForConstructionPros.com (March 9, 2010) - The American Rental Association, the leading trade group for the equipment rental industry, has forged a new alliance with True Value Company to expand rental services and member benefits to all of the hardware cooperative's retailers who offer rental services through their local stores or stand-alone rental businesses.
March 10, 2010
Global Rental Alliance meets during ARA
Lift and Access (March 5, 2010) - The Global Rental Alliance, Moline, Ill., held its eighth annual meeting last month in Orlando, Fla., during The Rental Show 2010. Discussion focused on the current economic environment and future projections for rental businesses represented by each of the organizations.
March 8, 2010
Italian manufacturers form breakaway association
Construction Europe (March 3, 2010) - Six of Italy's largest construction equipment manufacturers have formed a new trade association, breaking away from Comamoter, the established Italian association, and a member of the Committee for European Construction Equipment (CECE).
March 4, 2010
NAM launches new brand, website
NAM (February 22, 2010) - The National Association of Manufacturers today announced the launch of its new brand and website that better reflect modern manufacturing in America. Both the brand and the website focus on manufacturing's vital leadership in innovation, job opportunity, technological progress and economic security.
February 25, 2010
Asphalt group launches new promotion campaign
Roads & Bridges (February 23, 2010) - The Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) recently announced a historic degree of industry unity and simultaneously launched its new campaign in support of asphalt pavements. The announcements were made at a press conference on Feb. 17 during the World of Asphalt 2010 Show and Conference.
February 25, 2010
National FFA Foundation selects new corporate development leader
AgriMarketing (January 18, 2010) - The National FFA Foundation has named Todd Greenwood the new team leader, corporate contributions, effective Monday, Jan. 25, 2010. Greenwood takes the place of J.R. Peterson, who has taken a management position with Syngenta after serving three years in the role.
January 18, 2010
FEMA announces 2009-10 officers
AgriMarketing (November 23, 2009) - The following will be serving as the Association's Officers for 2009-2010.
November 23, 2009
FEMA elects Orthman Mfg's McCoy as president
AgriMarketing (November 20, 2009) - During the 59th annual Fall Convention, Nov. 4-7, 2009, in Atlanta, GA, the Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association elected John McCoy, Orthman Mfg. Inc., as President.
November 20, 2009