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Digital Map Products to Discuss the Cloud GIS Revolution At GITA’s Geospatial Solutions Conference

(Irvine, CA – April 7, 2011) Digital Map Products (DMP) is excited to announce its involvement at the Geospatial Information & Technology Association’s (GITA) upcoming Geospatial Solutions Conference in Grapevine, TX. This industry leading conference, which brings together a cross-section of senior professionals from a wide variety of organizations that employ geospatial technology to solve problems and provide essential services, will take place April 10-13th.

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Insulfoam Opens New EPS Insulation Plant On East Coast

Smithfield, Pennsylvania facility to be shared with sister company Hunter Panels

Carlisle, PA (March 17, 2011) – Insulfoam, North America’s largest producer of engineered expanded polystyrene (EPS) block-molded insulation products, announces its expansion into Western Pennsylvania. Manufacturing is scheduled to begin in the summer of 2011 in a 200,000 s.f. facility, located in Smithfield, PA. Insulfoam will strategically share the plant with sister company Hunter Panels (www.hpanels.com).

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ASTM Updates for March 2011

American Society of Testing Materials Logo - ASTMRead on for March 2011 updates to ASTM standards that relate to geotechnical engineering, soil and rock testing, concrete and asphalt testing, and various other related disciplines.  In this batch is a new standard for geospacial data related to abandoned mines, and revisions to standard test methods for ready mix concrete (C94/C94M), a few asphalt standards and a revised standard (D6274) for testing gamma borehole geophysics.

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ASTM Updates for April 2011

American Society of Testing Materials Logo - ASTMIt’s that time again.  Here are a collection of changes/additions to ASTM standards that are relevant to geotechnical engineers, soils labs, CQA firms and related disciplines.  There are a couple of interesting new standards available.  D7698 is a new procedure for estimation of in-place density and water content of soil and aggregate by correlation with complex impedance.  I’m not eactly sure what that is, but it sounds cool.  There is also a new standard (D7702) that provides guidance for the evaluation of direct shear results involving geosynthetics.  Read on for these and other updates.

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