Armtec CFO resigns

August 1st, 2007

John Slattery, senior vice president-finance and chief financial officer at Guelph, Ont.-based Armtec, has resigned to pursue a new opportunity, according to a press release from the company. Carrie Boutcher, vice president-finance, was appointed interim CFO. Armtec is a manufacturer and marketer of drainage products and engineered solutions for infrastructure applications, and is also a […]

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Background and most recent GRI standards

August 1st, 2007

By Bob Koerner In the 1980s, while supervising graduate research students in their geosynthetics theses topics, the issue of writing generic and standardized procedures arose in this (quite new at the time) geosynthetics field. Rob Swan generated our first formalized test methods with what became GRI-GG1: “Geogrid Rib Tensile Strength” (now ASTM D6637) and GRI-GG2: […]

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Highways for LIFE: Changing the way today’s infrastructure is built

August 1st, 2007

Mission The purpose of Highways for LIFE is to advance Long-lasting highways using Innovative technologies and practices to accomplish Fast construction of Efficient and safe pavements and bridges, with the overall goal of improving the driving experience for America. HfL goals It’s a new way of doing business. Just as the construction of the U.S. […]

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