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Paving farm roads with rapid hardening concrete composite mat

July 12, 2024

…greater economic, geographic, and political significance. While governments often have plans and programs in place, rural and farm roads may receive less attention when it comes to maintenance and upgrades…

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Navigating landfill leachate requirements with geosynthetics

July 1, 2024

…efficient leachate collection and disposal mechanisms. Figure 3 Clarksburg Landfill saw significant material and labor cost reductions through the use of an AGRU Integrated Drainage System (IDS). Geomembranes with low…

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GMA 2024 second-quarter highlights

July 1, 2024

…requirements. GMA continues to advocate for geosynthetics’ inclusion in infrastructure projects, emphasizing their durability, cost-effectiveness, environmental benefits and the domestic manufacturing footprint. FHWA notice of proposed rule making GMA actively…

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ECTC members ‘cover’ geosynthetic applications with TRMs

July 1, 2024

…(vegetation vs. rock) Safety (vegetation is softer than rock) Maintenance (easier and less expensive with vegetation) Easier accessibility with TRM-reinforced vegetated swales Temperature of runoff; pollution of waterbodies with heated…

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Creep is not a factor for geocell load support

May 28, 2024

…subgrade deformation, a stiffer geocell will realize larger tensile stresses, both in its wall and especially at the seam, which will result in seam rupture and system failure. The material…

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EPA finalizes stronger chemical risk evaluation process to protect workers and communities

April 30, 2024

…The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a rule that strengthens its process for conducting risk evaluations on chemicals under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). These…

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Geocell technology in erosion control

April 20, 2024

…especially effective in areas where slopes are prone to erosion due to environmental factors like water runoff or wind. Geocells are unique because they provide a flexible, permeable and durable…

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FHWA issues $830M in PROTECT resiliency grants

April 17, 2024

…resilience upgrades to infrastructure in four disadvantaged and rural communities in Western Alaska. The California Department of Transportation will receive $4.1 million to develop a plan that identifies evacuation route…

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USDOT offering $5.1B in ‘bundled’ discretionary grants

April 15, 2024

rural and urban areas. USDOT said projects eligible for these grants aim to improve safety, generate economic benefits, reduce congestion, enhance resiliency, and “hold the greatest promise” to eliminate supply…

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AGRU America expands operations in Williamsburg County

April 10, 2024

…AGRU America, Inc.  is expanding operations in Williamsburg County, S.C. The company’s $7.8 million investment will create approximately six new jobs. “AGRU America has been in South Carolina…

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