ASCE Geo-Institute issues Call for Abstracts for Geo-Congress 2023

October 18th, 2021

Winter shot of downtown Los Angeles with Mount Baldy in the background after a large snowstorm. Photograph by Alek Leckszas. Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0) The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Geo-Institute has issued a Call for Abstracts for the Geo-Congress 2023, to be held in Los Angeles, Calif., March 26–29, 2023. The […]

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Four major takeaways from ASCE’s 2020 Code of Ethics updates

September 3rd, 2021

By Felon Wilson, Geomembrane Consultant, Seaman Corp. XR-5G geomembrane protecting structural EPS geofoam in a transportation application, Alondra Blvd. at I-5, Santa Fe Springs, Calif. Owner: CalTrans. Photograph courtesy of Seaman Corp. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) first adopted a Code of Ethics in 1914 for the purpose of creating a model of […]

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ASCE Geo-Institute to stream Annual Live Streaming Web Conference

August 5th, 2021

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Geo-Institute Technical Committees will be streaming their 6th Annual Live Streaming Web Conference, Dec. 6–10, 2021. Each day, top geotechnical professionals will present a diverse set of case histories. Each event will run two hours and includes opportunities to interact with presenters. Each registrant can earn 1.5 professional development […]

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ASCE president issues statement on American Jobs Plan proposal

April 1st, 2021

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) applauds President Joseph R. Biden’s American Jobs Plan, a truly historic proposal for modernizing and improving the nation’s infrastructure, said Jean-Louis Briaud, Ph.D., P.E., president, ASCE. The society urges Congress and the Biden Administration to now work together to develop a comprehensive, bipartisan infrastructure bill that will set […]

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ASCE offers virtual workshop: Geosynthetic-reinforced MSE walls, berms, embankments and slopes

February 10th, 2021

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will offer a two-day virtual workshop, “Geosynthetic-Reinforced MSE Walls, Berms, Embankments and Slopes,” on March 2 and March 4, 2021. Participants will have access to the virtual workshop video archives and materials for 60 days from the start day of the workshop. Virtual workshop brief Mechanically stabilized earth […]

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ASCE recognizes outstanding projects and leaders, and outstanding civil engineering achievements

February 4th, 2021

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) announced its 2021 recipients of the society’s Outstanding Projects and Leadership (OPAL) awards, which recognize lifetime achievement in each of five categories: construction, design, education, government and management. These individuals have furthered the civil engineering profession and improved local communities by contributing to thriving local economies and superb […]

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ASCE Structural Engineering Institute announces joint virtual CASE, NCSEA and SEI town hall event

January 29th, 2021

Structural engineering leaders will discuss new joint vision where structural engineers are widely recognized as making key contributions to the advancement of society on a national and global scale.    The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) announces the Joint Virtual Coalition of American Structural Engineers (CASE), National Council of Structural Engineers […]

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ASCE names Lehman, Moore official nominees for 2022 president-elect

January 26th, 2021

The official nominees for American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2022 president-elect, as selected by the society’s Board of Direction Nominating Committee, are Maria Lehman, P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE, and Peter M. Moore, P.E., ENV SP, LEED AP, F.ASCE. The ASCE election opens May 1 with online ballots accepted through June 1. The election winner […]

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ASCE Geo-Congress 2022 issues call for abstracts and special session proposals

January 13th, 2021

The Geo-Congress Program Committee is inviting abstracts and special sessions proposals for the technical program of the ASCE Geo-Institute’s Geo-Congress 2022: State of the Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering, in Charlotte, N.C., March 20–23, 2022. Submit an abstract by Feb. 12, 2021, for any of the topics posted on the conference website: https://www.geocongress.org/program/call-submissions. In […]

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New study showing broad economic harm due to inadequate infrastructure investments coming Jan. 12

January 7th, 2021

Report will detail higher costs to consumers, job losses and vulnerable industries The nation’s infrastructure is the backbone of the U.S. economy, and it is critical for economic growth, essential industries to function, and consumers’ wallets and wellbeing. Americans every day feel the effects of the underinvestment in infrastructure when a water main breaks, when […]

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