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ASTM Updates December 2011

American Society of Testing Materials Logo - ASTMHappy New Year! Here are a list of updated and new ASTM standards related to geotechnical engineering, materials testing and other subjects of interest to geoprofessionals.  In this batch is a new standard for testing individual geogrid junction strength and other updated standards for geogrid testing.  The standard for geofoam has been updated, so has the standard for SPT sampling.  Read on for a list of these updated standards and others.


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Threading the Needle through an Olympic Venue

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