KU researchers keep railroads rockin’

January 5th, 2012

Geogrid could extend ballast life span By Tim Carpenter Musician Johnny Cash gave voice to travel lust by pointing an acoustic guitar at the country’s spider web of railroad tracks. “Oh, the clickety clack of the railroad track is callin’,” he sang. “One more ride, one more ride.” Researchers at The University of Kansas are […]

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Vevoda named COO at Tensar

January 4th, 2012

Tensar Corp. announced in a Jan. 4 press release that Robert Vevoda has been promoted to chief operating officer (COO). In this position, Vevoda will be responsible for global manufacturing operations in addition to heading up commercial operations as president of Atlanta-based Tensar International Corp., the release stated. “With Bob’s experience and successes during his […]

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James Chan predicts Chinese “buying binge”

January 3rd, 2012

Consultant was previously featured in Geosynthetics* With robust economic growth, the Chinese business sector is poised for a 2012 “buying binge” that could benefit small U.S. companies, says consultant James Chan, president of Asia Marketing & Management, a Philadelphia-based consulting firm. Chan was born in Canton (now Guangzhou) and educated in Hong Kong and the […]

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