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A $7 billion project labor agreement (PLA) was signed September 14 between the United Association and TransCanada Corporation to begin construction on the Keystone Gulf Coast Expansion Pipeline (Keystone XL). In a time when the contruction industry is facing record unemployment, this project is expected to create thousands of jobs for the members of labor organizations.

The Small Business Jobs and Credit Act passed by the U.S. Senate Sept. 16 will extend the 50 percent bonus depreciation deduction for 2010. Additionally, it includes approximately $12 billion in tax relief for small businesses and a $30 billion lending fund that will be administered by the Treasury Department.

Plastic pipe offerings from McElroy, Georg Fischer Piping Systems, Ritmo America, Footage Tools,
Q-TEK and IPEX Inc.

Wireline tracking technology from INROCK, Underground Tools Inc., Sharewell and Horizontal Technology.

The JRB Side Dump Bucket by Paladin Construction Group is manufactured to provide wheel loader operators with more flexibility than a standard bucket can offer in construction and utility applications.

The new Siemens Siwa LeakControl location and monitoring system, not only continuously checks for leaks in water pipes, but also pinpoints them automatically.

With its fast and simple installation in 15 minutes or less, the Easy Riser manhole systems made of 100 percent recycled tires, prevents storm water infiltration, absorbs vehicle impact to protect the structure, leads to a smooth road surface and is competitively priced to steel lid risers.

Gorman-Rupp announces the new 3-inch diesel engine driven pump.

AlturnaMats’ new line of 100 percent polyethylene outrigger pads are available in 1-inch thick sizes ranging from 15 inch by 15 inch to 48 inch by 48 inch.