Maine DOT updates statewide three-year work plan

February 2, 2024  |  News

The Maine Department of Transportation (Maine DOT) recently released the 2024 edition of its three-year “Work Plan,” which details all of the agency’s capital projects and programs, maintenance and operations activities, planning initiatives, plus administrative functions for calendar years 20…
Republic of Albania’s president visits Maccaferri Balkans’s plant

February 1, 2024  |  News

The president of the Republic of Albania, Bajram Begaj, recently visited Maccaferri’s plant located in Shijak, Albania. He was welcomed by Group CEO Lapo Vivarelli Colonna, and Robert Masha, managing director of Maccaferri Balkans. The institutional visit was a key opportunity to communicate Macca…
SCDOT commission appoints secretary of transportation

January 31, 2024  |  News

The South Carolina Department of Transportation Commission has appointed Justin P. Powell as secretary of transportation following the retirement of Christy A. Hall, P.E. in March 2024. Powell is currently the SCDOT’s chief operating officer and has managed the day-to-day operations of SCDOT inclu…
Engineering support continues at Edevu Hydropower Project

January 30, 2024  |  News

The Edevu Hydropower Project, located on the Brown River approximately 47 km Northeast of Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea, will expand renewable energy generation and provide a reliable energy supply for the community. The project comprises a 55 m high geomembrane faced rockfill dam, overflow chute…
Webinar – Comparing Geogrids Used in Civil Construction Projects – Feb. 15

January 30, 2024  |  News, Webinars

Tensar presents the webinar – Comparing Geogrids Used in Civil Construction Projects – on February 15, 2024 from 1 to 2 p.m. EST. It is free for members and non-members and you can register here. There are dozens of geogrids and other geosynthetic products used in civil construction projects suc…
IECA Webinar – The Big Picture: Flocculant Use From Start To Finish – Jan. 31

January 26, 2024  |  News

The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) presents the webinar – The Big Picture: Flocculant Use From Start To Finish – on January 31, 2024 at 11 a.m. MST. It is presented by Seva Iwinski Bray, vice president, Applied Polymer Sciences, the cost is free, and you can register here. In i…
Navis TubeTex announces strategic partnership with Fibroline

January 26, 2024  |  News

Navis TubeTex, a leading provider of advanced machinery solutions, has announced a strategic partnership with Fibroline, a Lyon, France-based technology and engineering company, which develops and patents dry impregnation technologies. Navis TubeTex designs, engineers, and manufactures machinery for…
AASHTO president moderates state DOT panel at TRB

January 25, 2024  |  News

Craig Thompson, secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and 2023-2024 president of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), outlined key transportation challenges faced by states and the nation as a whole during a session at the 2024 Transporta…
Mass loaded vinyl: The ultimate acoustic barrier solution

January 24, 2024  |  News

Mass loaded vinyl (MLV) has revolutionized the field of acoustic barriers by providing an efficient and versatile solution for noise reduction. From homeowners seeking peace and quiet to commercial establishments aiming to minimize noise pollution, with its exceptional sound-blocking performance, ea…
IECA Annual Conference coming to Spokane Feb. 25-28

January 24, 2024  |  News

This year’s IECA Annual Conference promises to be a hub of knowledge and innovation for professionals dedicated to soil health and sustainable practices. It will be held February 25-28, 2024 in Spokane, Wash. and you can register here. Take a look at a few of the sessions focused on soil healt…