TRB webinar: Celebrating TRB鈥檚 centennial by exploring the future of transportation research

November 3rd, 2020

What is the future of transportation research and what is TRB鈥檚 role in that future? Learn from our panel of experts about how the scale and scope of TRB鈥檚 activities expanded steadily over the last 100 years, and what we might expect in the transportation field during the next 100 years. Join us on Thursday, […]

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Publishing opportunity: Geosynthetics experts invited to send case studies

November 2nd, 2020

Geosynthetics magazine is encouraging industry experts to submit innovative case studies and other news for publication consideration. Geosynthetics delivers technical information for engineers, specifiers, landscape architects, government agencies, academics and installers. This publishing opportunity is extended to geosynthetics experts who possess solutions and case study content that will help readers drive projects forward. The articles […]

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Ground improvements using geofoam: A case history

October 14th, 2020

By Javaid M. Alvi, Ph.D., and Jahangir J. Kabir, Ph.D., P.E The project site is a triangular-shaped property located at the intersection of Raleigh Avenue and West Liberty Avenue in the Borough of Dormont, Allegheny County, Pa. (Figure 1). The site housed two Nissan buildings, one with a showroom at the top floor and the […]

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Overcoming expansive soils with Tensar鈥檚 TriAx Geogrid

November 13th, 2019

Expansion: it鈥檚 a win for communities when roads reach out and connect people to business, resources and formerly rural areas. But another form of expansion鈥攕oil that expands when water is added and shrinks when it dries out鈥攃an thwart this progress by making it hard to economically build and maintain long-lasting roads. 鈥淓xpansive soil鈥 is in […]

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Rebuilding roads, replacing transmission lines damaged during Hurricane Michael in Florida鈥檚 Panhandle

March 1st, 2019

Hurricane Michael caused extensive damage to Florida鈥檚 power grid network, leveling more than 100 transmission towers in a 34-mile (55-km) right-of-way from Port St. Joe to Callaway. This right-of-way crosses swampy, remote and hard-to-reach areas, making rebuilding the grid even more challenging. This extremely wet, muddy ground prevented Duke Energy repair vehicles from accessing the […]

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GMA/IGS-NA to present webinar on geosynthetic-stabilized roads

November 2nd, 2018

The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) and IGS North America (IGS-NA) will sponsor a free webinar entitled 鈥淩ecent Developments in Geosynthetic-Stabilized Roads: Introduction and Mechanisms,鈥 on Dec. 4, from 1 to 2 p.m. EST. Geotextiles, geogrids and geocells have been used widely in roadway stabilization works throughout the world. In this webinar, Dr. Jie Han will […]

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Registration open for 2019 亿博体育app Annual Conference and Expo

October 30th, 2018

The International Erosion Control Association (亿博体育app) will host their annual educational conference and expo Feb. 19鈥22, 2019, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. 鈥溡诓┨逵齛pp鈥檚 Annual Conference and Expo is the most beneficial event in the country for those involved in or concerned about soil and erosion control or stormwater management,鈥 said Joanna Fetherolf, 亿博体育app鈥檚 […]

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Geosynthetics magazine offers free sponsored webinar on natural facings for steep slopes and walls

October 24th, 2018

Geosynthetics magazine will present the Tensar Corp.-sponsored webinar 鈥淣atural Facings for Better Performance and Value on Very Steep Slopes and Walls鈥 on November 8 at 1:00 p.m. EST. This presentation will provide a case study example of how natural facings provide better performance and value on very steep slopes and walls. Steve Luptak, national product […]

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Savannah River Nuclear Solutions wins award for geosynthetic coal ash project in South Carolina

October 22nd, 2018

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) received the Project Management Institute (PMI) Award for Project Excellence at the PMI Professional Awards Gala held in Los Angeles, Calif. in October for work completed at the Savannah River Site (SRS) D-Area Ash Basin Project in South Carolina. The prestigious award recognizes global, large and complex projects that deliver […]

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Geosynthetics magazine offers free sponsored webinar on natural facings for steep slopes and walls

October 9th, 2018

Geosynthetics magazine will present the Tensar Corp.-sponsored webinar 鈥淣atural Facings for Better Performance and Value on Very Steep Slopes and Walls鈥 on November 8 at 1:00 p.m. EST. This presentation will provide a case study example of how natural facings provide better performance and value on very steep slopes and walls. Steve Luptak, national product […]

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