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AASHTO and ASTM International Agreement Benefits U.S. and Global Road Construction and Transportation

November 6, 2012, WASHINGTON – Today’s signing of an Agreement on Standards between the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) and ASTM International solidifies coordination between two organizations working in the common interest of highway construction, safety, maintenance, and sustainability in the United States and around the world.

AASHTO Executive Director John Horsley and ASTM President James A. Thomas today signed an agreement which serves as the basis for continued mutual cooperation on the development and publication of highway construction standards.

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Schnabel Opens New Office in New York

According to the Schnabel Engineering website: Schnabel’s NYS office is located in the Capital District region, approximately 20 miles north of Albany in Clifton Park, New York. The NYS office will focus its efforts on […]

APE large diameter helical piles, a relatively new deep foundation alternative
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APE develops Helical Pile systems

Well-known pile hammer manufacturer APE has purchased technology for driving and coupling large diameter helical piles that could help make this technology more mainstream. Rather than pounding the pile into the ground, the steel drill […]

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Weekend CUP for November 6, 2012

Peat stabilization earns Hayward Baker Project of the Year honors – Source: Hayward Baker China landslide buries school in Yunnan province – Source: BBC News Digging the World’s Widest Tunnel Under Downtown Seattle – Source: […]