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Registration opens for Geosynthetics Conference 2019

October 30, 2018

…and Longevity.” The conference, which runs Feb. 10–13, 2019, will include a variety of educational offerings focusing on fundamental knowledge and the latest developments with the opportunity to earn up…

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Two Fleischmann amendments related to geosynthetics included in final FAA reauthorization

October 5, 2018

…concerns regarding the ballooning costs associated with building and maintaining our general aviation airport runways, especially in rural America,” he said. “This amendment will mitigate the hefty price tag these…

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Multilinear drainage geocomposites to filter oil sands tailing slurries

October 1, 2018

…the main chamber by a rubber membrane. The 2.9 psi pressure was selected to simulate conditions near the surface in a tailings pond, i.e., equivalent to the stress applied by…

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Geosynthetics and coal combustion residuals

October 1, 2018

…feet (4.1 million m3) of slurried ash that stimulated the EPA and then Congress to pass the Final Rule for “Disposal of CCRs from Electric Utilities” in 2015. As described…

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BOSTD America geogrid plant up and running in Oklahoma

September 28, 2018

BOSTD America’s new geogrid manufacturing plant is operational at the company’s American headquarters in Blackwell, Okla. Photograph courtesy BOSTD America The BOSTD Group, based in Europe, includes BOSTD…

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Barry R. Christopher honored with 2018 Koerner award and lecture series

September 11, 2018

…lessons learned over the last 40 years, during the Geosynthetics Conference 2019 in Houston, Texas, which runs Feb. 10–13. “GMA is very pleased that Dr. Barry Christopher has accepted the…

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ARTBA testifies to House committee against century-old rule ‘stifling’ innovation in transportation

September 7, 2018

…A 1916 rule enacted by President Woodrow Wilson’s administration is curbing 21st-century transportation innovations that could improve safety and quality on the nation’s major roadways, the American Road and…

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FAA to award $616.9 million in infrastructure grants to airports

August 29, 2018

…fund 408 infrastructure projects. These include runways, taxiways, aprons, terminals, aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicles, snow removal equipment, and two firefighting training facilities. U.S. infrastructure, especially its 3,323 airports and…

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Airport research project ideas sought

August 28, 2018

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) seeks potential synthesis study topics as part of the upcoming activities of the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP). Topics may be submitted at…

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Appeals court orders EPA revisions to 2015 coal ash final rule

August 27, 2018

rule failed to adequately protect against pollution from unlined and inadequately lined ash pits, many of which are already leaking pollution into rivers and streams. The court ordered the U.S….

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