EPA to review 2015 coal ash final rule

September 22nd

On Sept. 14, 2017, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted two petitions to reconsider substantive provisions of the Final Rule regulating coal combustion residuals (CCR) as nonhazardous waste...

News Coverage for IFAI Expo 2017

September 21st

Don’t miss coverage of IFAI Expo 2017! IFAI editors and writers will be covering the dozens of presentations and educational sessions featured at Expo 2017 in New Orleans, along with...

FiberVisions to raise geotextile fiber prices

September 21st

FiberVisions of Duluth, Ga., will implement a 10% price increase on all grade of geotextile staple fibers, effective Oct. 1, 2017. The company says the price increase is independent of...

NHI offers rockfall stabilization course online

September 19th

The National Highway Institute (NHI) will offer a web-based course on rockfall stabilization. The beginning-level course, developed by the Transportation Curriculum Coordination Council (TCCC) in partnership with the American Association...

FAA to award infrastructure grants of $733.2 million to airports

September 19th

On Sept. 14, 2017, U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) secretary Elaine L. Chao announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $264 million in airport infrastructure grants to 95 airports...

Trump nominates former IDOT director to lead FHWA

September 18th

President Donald J. Trump nominated Paul Trombino II, former director of the Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT), to lead the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Trombino, 51, led IDOT from 2011...

IECA 2018 registration open

September 13th

The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Annual Conference and Expo in Long Beach, Calif., Feb. 11–14, 2018, has opened online registration for the event at the Long Beach Convention Center....

Nevada receives $21.6 million in additional federal highway funds

September 13th

On Sept. 11, 2017, Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) director Rudy Malfabon told NDOT board the state had received $21,635,649 in additional federal highway funding for the fiscal year ending...

FGI short course in civil engineering upcoming

September 11th

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) will offer the short course “Geosynthetics in Civil Engineering Applications” on Oct. 27, 2017, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT at The Ohio State...

A new NAFTA?

September 11th

How trade deals currently in discussion could impact the textile industry As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump promised to improve U.S. trade deals, including the North American Free Trade Agreement...

2018 Fabrication Excellence Awards

September 8th

The MFA Awards are now open for entries! MFA members are being notified in advance of non-member industry professionals. Submit your best fabrication projects for an opportunity to win a...

DFI releases technical program for DFI Annual Conference

September 7th

On September 7, 2017, the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) published the Technical Program for the 42nd Annual Conference on Deep Foundations, October 24–27, 2017, in New Orleans, La. A highlight...

FHWA offers pavement preservation focus in September

September 7th

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Every Day Counts (EDC) innovation of the month for September is pavement preservation (when, where, and how), a whole-life approach to extending the service life...

USDOT announces $500 Million funding through TIGER program

September 7th

On September 6, 2017, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced the opportunity for state and local stakeholders to apply for $500 million in discretionary grant funding through the Transportation...

Afitex-Texel releases design guidance for protection from soil gas infiltration

September 6th

Originally published in French by Groupe Alphard Inc. and translated and updated by Afitex-Texel, the resource “Design Guidance Document for the Protection of Buildings Against Soil Gas Infiltrations” is now...