Webinar – Flexible Design Solutions for Dams and Spillways – June 11

May 27th, 2024

Presto GeoSystems presents the webinar – Flexible Design Solutions for Dams and Spillways Using the GEOWEB Soil Confinement System – on June 11, 2024 at 11 a.m. CDT. The webinar is free, a 1.0 PDH Credit can be earned, the presenter is Sam Justice, PE, and you can register here. When it comes to erosion […]

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Webinar – How to Use Interlayers to Improve Asphalt Performance in Pavement Rehabilitation and New Construction – May 30

May 24th, 2024

GeoSolutions presents the webinar - How to Use Interlayers to Improve Asphalt Performance in Pavement Rehabilitation and New Construction – on May 30, 2024 at 11 a.m. EDT.  The webinar is free, you can earn a 1.0 PDH credit, and you can register here. Discover the transformative power of interlayers in construction projects. This engaging […]

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NOCoE committee names new chair, vice chair

May 24th, 2024

The National Operations Center of Excellence or NOCoE Technical Advisory Committee recently named a new chair and vice chair, appointed by Scott Marler, director of the Iowa Department of Transportation, who serves as the chair of the NOCoE Strategic Advisory Council. Laurie Matkowski, at left, and Galen McGill. NOCoE is a partnership of the American […]

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ArmaLynk geosynthetic receives EPD Hub certification

May 23rd, 2024

Reinforced Earth’s geogrid geosynthetic, ArmaLynk® has received certification from EPD Hub for its Environmental Product Declaration (EPD). This certification provides detailed information on the environmental impact of the product throughout its lifecycle, meeting key international environmental standards. A geosynthetic, ArmaLynk® is an ultra-high-strength geogrid for soil reinforcement and ground stabilization applications. The geogrid is made […]

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Montana DOT’s Burke wins AASHTOWare Prismatic Award

May 22nd, 2024

Patricia Walsh Burke – a traffic safety engineering section supervisor for the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) – recently received the Prismatic Legacy Award for her work on behalf of AASHTOWare. Photo by MDT. Graphic design by AASHTO. AASHTOWare, a division of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, offers a suite of […]

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Concrete Canvas receives King’s Award for International Trade

May 21st, 2024

Concrete Canvas (CC) has been honored with the 2024 King’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade, marking a significant achievement in its global business endeavors. The selection process for these prestigious awards involves deliberations between the palace and the Prime Minister’s Advisory Committee at 10 Downing Street in London, England. This year, 252 distinguished UK […]

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USDOT accepting SMART Grants applications

May 20th, 2024

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is accepting applications for the third year of its Strengthening Mobility and Revolutionizing Transportation (SMART) Grants Program. The SMART Grants Program was made possible by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, signed by President Biden on November 15, 2021. As part of the President’s Investing in America agenda, the program will fund […]

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Core & Main completes acquisition of Geothermal Supply Company

May 17th, 2024

Core & Main has closed its previously announced acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Geothermal Supply Company Inc. (GSC). GSC is a leading distributor and fabricator of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe and other related products, primarily serving the geothermal, water and sewer industries from a single location in Horse Cave, Ky. “Adding GSC […]

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PennDOT announces 2024 Innovations Challenge statewide winning team

May 16th, 2024

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced that a team of students from Norwin High school in Irwin, Westmoreland County, has been selected as the statewide winner for the 2024 Innovations Challenge. Mentored by Thomas Harskowitch, a teacher at Norwin High School, team members included Troy Horvath and Noah Wilson. For this year's challenge, students […]

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Navigating geomembrane selection: HDPE Vs. LLDPE – Which fits your project best?

May 15th, 2024

During the geomembrane selection process, a common question raised is: Which geomembrane is most suitable for my application? This article will explore the advantages and disadvantages of the two most common geomembranes, High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) and Linear Low-Density Polyethylene (LLDPE), to help enable you to make a more informed selection. HDPE and LLDPE are commonly […]

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