The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), together with the dozens of industry partners, sent a letter to congressional leadership, urging passage of a one-year extension of the current surface transportation law, the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, before it expires on Sept.

JLG Industries Inc. , an Oshkosh Corporation company and global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms and telehandlers, is supporting the Association of Equipment Manufacturers I Make America "Equipped To Vote" campaign, a national effort to engage, educate, and mobilize the 2.8 million men and women of the equipment manufacturing industry leading up to the election this fall.

Planet Underground, a key provider of information about underground utility safety, and The Utility Expo are joining forces to bring their "Roundtable Live!" event to the Kentucky Exposition Center every other year as "The Jobsite, presented by Planet Underground." The Utility Expo (formerly ICUEE) is one of Trade Show Executive's "Fastest 50" growing trade shows.

Aggregates are often overlooked when we talk about the construction industry today. They are not appealing. They are not glamorous. They are just rocks after all. That said, aggregates are — quite literally — the building blocks of our society.

Based in Irwin, Pa., – approximately 22 mi. southeast of Pittsburgh, Brex Enterprises provides pipeline maintenance and services; earthwork and development; trucking and hauling; and right-of-way services. A family business with a history of generations of construction experience, it operates mainly in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and New York.

On Aug. 12, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) launched Equipped to Vote, a national get-out-the-vote campaign to urge the 2.8 million men and women of the industry to register to vote and support pro-manufacturing candidates during the 2020 election.

Progress can often be a slow process, and it's almost never achieved without patience, focus and a keen understanding of the goals and objectives that lie ahead. Dominic and John Grote aren't exactly sure of what the future holds, but they do know how they plan to proceed in spite of some of the challenges they have faced — and continue to face — in 2020.

While many have adapted to working remotely, one thing that may have not crossed our minds is the importance of utility infrastructure. None of the video calls that we've all grown to love so much would be possible without high-speed connectivity to our homes.

SAE has published a second standard for vacuum excavators and sewer cleaning equipment with the publication of J3107 to complement the already published J3106 Standard. The members of AEM's AEM's Underground Equipment Manufacturers Committee (UEMC) understood the need for standards for the growing vacuum excavation equipment industry.

It's hard to create a sense of urgency when we are immersed in an environment of change. The past five months have been unrelenting, forcing us to continually adjust to ever-evolving circumstances around us. The workforce landscape also has been dynamic, transitioning from a period of record-low unemployment to one of record-setting highs in mere weeks.

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), a leading trade organization for off-road equipment manufacturers and suppliers, has been named a Top Workplace in southeast Wisconsin for the fifth time by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. "This award is truly a testament to our dedicated, top-notch staff and its continued efforts to support our members, our industry and the customers they serve," said AEM President Dennis Slater.