IDOT to spend $110 million on Interstate infrastructure

April 24, 2017

The Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced $110 million in Interstate infrastructure spending around the city of Council Bluffs in 2017, part of the largest highway funding effort in history by IDOT. The projects include new onramps, highway bridge construction, paving, railroad bridge reconstruction, and sewer work. IDOT is also

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AFM releases Radon Guard

April 21, 2017

AFM Corporation of Lakeville, Minn., announced the release of Radon Guard, a product that mitigates radon and other subsurface gases through effective ventilation. It simultaneously acts as an underslab insulation (R-10 min.), and provides a capillary break. “Unfortunately, risk of exposure to radon is prevalent in much of the United

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Need help deciphering military specifications?

April 20, 2017

The Industrial Fabric Association International’s Military Division is offering a free webinar for industry professionals on May 4, 2017, at noon EST, entitled “MIL-SPECS: Get the Facts and Gain a Competitive Edge.” The webinar will provide an in-depth analysis of the scope of a Detail Specification, along with a Q&A

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GSI offers webinar on geosynthetics in heap leach mining

April 19, 2017

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will offer a webinar on “Geosynthetic Applications Used in Heap Leach Mining,” on April 26, 2017, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. The chemical extraction of precious metals from low grade ore and tailings has been ongoing since the 1950s. Gold, silver and copper are

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FHWA provides $9 million for transportation projects on tribal lands

April 19, 2017

The Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Tribal Transportation Program Safety Fund (TTPSF) is providing $9 million for 77 projects aimed at improving transportation safety on tribal lands. “Transportation is a key to accessing opportunity and we are committed to helping make travel safer on tribal roads,” said Secretary of Transportation Elaine

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