ARTBA welcomed seven new members to the following divisions last month, including:

Contractors: Blackstone Construction, a vertically integrated heavy highway general contractor based in Arkansas.

Materials & Services: 1) Massachusetts-based Emseal Joint Systems,  a manufacturer and distributor of expansion joints and pre-compressed sealants; 2)  Law firm Mayer Brown, founded in 1863 with its first of seven U.S. offices located in Chicago and a transportation practice with clients worldwide; and 3) New York-based Government Contractors Benefit Trust, which helps “open shop” contractors subject to the Davis-Bacon Act or State Prevailing wage laws move fringes out of payroll and into bona fide benefits plans.

Equipment Manufacturers: NAI Cranes, a Massachusetts-based manufacturer of industrial cranes.

Public-Private Partnerships: Aon Infrastructure Solutions, a Chicago-based risk advisory service firm for alternate project delivery.

Research & Education: Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service, which operates an emergency response and preparedness campus providing workforce training for first responders.