The National Stone & Gravel Association is a trade association representing the interests of sand, gravel and crushed stone producers internationally. Its Web site offers information on government issues affecting the industry, calendar of events and seminars.
The ASTE "promotes the quality planning, design, construction, maintenance and operation of safe and efficient highways." Its Web site provides a basic range of content including the Scanner Newsletter, which features articles of interest on highway construction and trends affecting the industry.
The AUCA's Web site explores the development and use of underground facilities worldwide. Visitors will find an extensive membership directory, national and international industry news, an events calendar and a section titled Project of the Month, which showcases innovative underground projects. Past projects are archived for later viewing.
Contractors will find the AGC's Web site's Core content areas include: Constructor Magazine information on legislative activities, education and training, safety issues and labor and human resources. Members have access to a wider range of materials such as Davis Beacon Bulletins, Environmental Bulletins and special publications like Human Resources & Labor News, Construction Business Computing and Market Division News & Bulletins.
ARTBA's website includes updates on federal legislation and regulations, news on their advocacy efforts on behalf of the transportation building industry, and the online Buyer's Guide and Transportation Construction Safety Products Guide.
This site provides online access to AASHTO's Weekly Transportation Report, and to the weekly AASHTO Regulatory Monitor. It describes AASHTO's numerous programs and services, and meetings and events, and includes a bookstore for transportation publications.
The Institute of Transportation Engineers is an international organization of transportation professionals that dedicates itself to providing its members and the public with information on "safe and efficient surface transportation through planning, designing, implementing, operating and maintaining surface transportation systems worldwide." Its Web site offers an array of materials from educational resources and publications to technical documents and transportation analysis papers.
This site gives you information about the Department's labor law administrative activities. Click on the "Information and Services for Employers" link to get information about unemployment insurance, worker's comp, recruiting assistance, taxes, health and safety, and business development. It includes a link to the Wisconsin Business Resource Network and to Department publications.
The focus of the BTS, an operating administration of the Department of Transportation, is to show statistics related to the nation's transportation systems and their effects on the public. Within the site are statistics on all types of transportation methods, including air, ground, water and space and so on.
Located within USDOT, BTS gathers and analyzes transportation statistics. Its website provides searchable databases, state and local transportation information, and transportation studies and reports such as the American Travel Survey and National Transportation Statistics.
For information about employment discrimination and how to prevent it, visit the EEOC web site. It includes links to the EEOC Technical Assistance Program, small business information page, and facts about enforcement and litigation.
The DOL website has abundant information about legislation and regulations, statistics, and programs and services. The Elaws service (Employment Laws Assistance for Workers and Small Businesses) is a series of individual Advisors designed to help you understand your rights and responsibilities as an employee or employer. Click on the "DOL Agencies" button to get to links for OSHA and MSHA.
DOT's website provides extensive information about national transportation policy, and the activities of the Department's administrations, such as the Federal Highway Administration. It includes information about legislation and regulations, safety issues, new technologies, and a Life-Long Learning Center dedicated to ongoing adult transportation education.
This site provides information about federal environmental protection activities. Sections include regulations and federal register notices, publications, projects and programs, office locations and contacts, and databases such as the Environmental Data Registry and Envirofacts.
Wisconsin Asphalt Pavement Association (WAPA) is a Wisconsin Non Profit association representing the interests of the Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) industry in Wisconsin. WAPA has 20 hot mix asphalt producer members and more than 80 associate members.
This U.S.-based association represents international petroleum asphalt producers, manufacturers and affiliated businesses. Mission is "to promote the use, benefits and quality performance of petroleum asphalt, through engineering, research, and educational activities, and through the resolution of issues affecting the industry." Membership has its privileges here, but the site does provide some free content including hot topics, worldwide meeting calendars and environmental impact reports.