Geo-Frontiers 2011
Weekend CUP

Weekend Super Catch-Up Post

It’s Friday, you weren’t going to do any work today anyway, were you? I had some problems with my system for tracking articles and headlines to post to GeoPrac, so this is me cleaning house […]

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Press Releases

EPS Geofoam Project Second Largest in US

DENVER, CO–(Marketwire – May 10, 2011) – ACH Foam Technologies supplied an estimated 2.1 million cubic feet of EPS Geofoam to the second largest Geofoam project in the US: the West Valley TRAX line. Utah Transit Authority (UTA) constructed the light rail line to a new hub in West Valley near Salt Lake City. Projected to cost $200 million and span 5.1 miles, the project required 639 truckloads or 750,000 cubic yards of the lightweight fill material. ACH Foam delivered the first truckloads in Febuary 2009; Geofoam installation was complete by January 2010. [Editor] Click through for the rest of the press release from ACH Foam Technologies. [/Editor]


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Recycled Rubber in Various Engineering Applications

Recycled rubber from tires has been used in various civil engineering projects. The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) promotes these uses which included RAC or rubberized asphaltic concrete as a friction enhancing […]