AASHTO issues new concrete bridge guidebook

June 28th, 2024

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) recently released a new publication: “Resources for Concrete Bridge Design and Construction, 1st Edition.” Developed through a collaboration between AASHTO and the National Concrete Bridge Council, this publication compiles a list of essential resources for concrete bridge practitioners in their design and construction endeavors. AASHTO […]

Read More

Solmax biogas cover eliminates 23,000 tonnes of annual CO2 emissions

June 27th, 2024

JBS Australia has completed the construction of a bioenergy system at its Scone beef processing plant in New South Wales, Australia, eliminating the equivalent of 23,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions per year. The bioenergy system was activated in May, capturing wastewater emissions to utilize on-site biogases for energy generation and reducing CO2 emissions. The […]

Read More

Webinar – Using Composite Particle Technology: Practical Applications and Relevant Project Examples – July 17

June 27th, 2024

The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) presents the webinar – Using Composite Particle Technology: Practical Applications and Relevant Project Examples – July 17, 2024 at 11 a.m. MT. The presenter is Allen Bullock of Aquablok and you can register here. Numerous challenges are associated with establishment, maintenance, restoration and repair of wetland and stream systems. […]

Read More

Etihad Stadium project underway

June 26th, 2024

Cara Construction, a customer of Precon Products, recently embarked on a substantial and exciting project at the Etihad Stadium, home to Manchester City Football Club in Manchester, UK. The project was focused on extending the stadium to allow for extra capacity.  Precon’s northern area sales manager Shane Hobson met with Cara Construction’s buyer for this […]

Read More

FHWA announces $108 million in transportation investments

June 25th, 2024

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has announced over $108 million in grant awards for 85 projects that will improve transportation and reduce roadway fatalities and serious injuries on federal and tribal lands. The grants, from FHWA’s Nationally Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects and Tribal Transportation Program Safety Fund programs, are the latest in […]

Read More

What’s next for roadway stabilization and reinforcement technology

June 24th, 2024

For years, multiple products were required to provide the combined functions of reinforcement, separation, filtration, drainage, and confinement in roadway applications. Typically, this was achieved by using a geogrid and a nonwoven geotextile as a composite or deployed together. In the early 2000s, MIRAFI RSi-Series was launched and became the first product to provide all […]

Read More

U.S. Department of Transportation names newest FAA Management Advisory Council members

June 21st, 2024

The U.S. Department of Transportation has appointed six new members and reappointed four members to the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Management Advisory Council (MAC). The 13-member MAC advises the FAA's senior management on policy, spending, long-range planning and regulatory matters.  The MAC's newest members continue to represent a cross-section of public and private sector transportation […]

Read More

Industrial Fabrics constructing $8 million erosion control production facility

June 20th, 2024

Industrial Fabrics, Inc., a leading Louisiana-based geotechnical products manufacturer and distributor, is investing $8 million to establish a new production facility in Pointe Coupee Parish, La. The company’s second Louisiana facility will utilize locally sourced raw materials to create products that reduce the erosion of soil and sediment into drainage systems. Construction on the new […]

Read More

How geomembranes are used in disinfection processes and how to select the right one-Part 2

June 19th, 2024

By Felon Wilson How are geomembranes used in disinfection processes? Broadly stated, a geomembrane is considered in use during the disinfection process and whenever the geomembrane is in contact with residuals of the disinfection process. Here are the principal geomembrane applications in potable water (PW) and wastewater (WW) disinfection. XR-3 PW-lined finished water storage tank […]

Read More

Inland Tarp & Liner names general manager

June 18th, 2024

After 11 years with Inland Tarp & Liner, most recently serving as the sales and procurement manager, Matthew Purcell has been promoted to general manager. Matthew Purcell Since joining Inland Tarp & Liner in May 2013, Purcell has played a pivotal role in the growth of key departments, including human resources, sales, and procurement. Known […]

Read More