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TRB Executive Director Robert E. Skinner to retire in January 2015

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 10, 2014

TRB Executive Director Robert E. Skinner to retire in January 2015

.Transportation Research Board (TRB) Executive Director Robert E. Skinner announced this week that he plans to retire in January 2015. Skinner has worked with the National Academies, TRB’s parent organization, for three decades and with TRB since 1983. He has held ...

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DOT Chief Foxx discusses plan to battle ‘infrastructure deficit’

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 16, 2014

DOT Chief Foxx discusses plan to battle ‘infrastructure deficit’

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Wednesday shared the DOT’s plan for battling the “infrastructure deficit” at the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., our sister site Commercial Carrier Journal reports. At the meeting, Foxx noted that recent transportation ...

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TRB to host slope stabilization, erosion control webinar on August 27

Amanda Bayhi - Aug 22, 2013

TRB to host slope stabilization, erosion control webinar on August 27

Transportation Research Board (TRB) will host a webinar about slope stabilization and erosion control on August 27 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. The webinar, “Cost-Effective and Sustainable Road Slope Stabilization and Erosion Control,” will feature discussions about implementing various slope ...

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Road Science

Better Roads Staff - Jul 03, 2012

Road Science

On the Face of It   Aggregate performance depends on its surface     The higher-performing bituminous and portland cement concrete mixes of today are becoming more complex, and to ensure performance, more scrutiny is being given to the chemistry and composition of the aggregates ...

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Highway Contractor

Better Roads Staff - Jul 03, 2012

Highway Contractor

Smart Rollin'   The developing genius of Intelligent Compaction   IIntelligent Compaction (IC) for hot mix asphalt is a work in progress. IC rollers are valuable quality control tools that go a long way toward solving the shortcomings of the conventional process. With some ...

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Conexpo-Con/AGG 2014

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 21, 2012

Event: Start Date: 03/04/14End Date: 03/08/14Phone: (800) 867-6060 Web: www.conexpoconagg.com

Granite Construction named as one ‘World’s Most Ethical Companies’

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 21, 2012

Granite Construction Inc. has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the 2012 World's Most Ethical Companies. Granite says it made the list by setting the industry standard for its commitment to bettering the communities in which it works, ...

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New Holland sponsors PLANET’s 2012 Student Career Days and loader backhoe competition

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 21, 2012

New Holland sponsors PLANET’s 2012 Student Career Days and loader backhoe competition

 New Holland Construction is a major sponsor of the Professional Landcare Network’s (PLANET’s) 36th Annual Student Career Days, an annual conference and career fair that draws more than 900 students enrolled in horticulture, landscape, and lawn care programs at ...

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NTEA Work Truck Show 2012 sets new records

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 21, 2012

NTEA, the Work Truck Show 2012, held March 6-8 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, was the biggest work truck event in history. It broke all standing event records, with a verified 10,408 attendees checking out work trucks and ...

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Granite JV with Yaquina River Contractors receives Notice of Default

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 21, 2012

Granite Construction Inc.'s joint venture with Yaquina River Contractors (YRC) received a Notice of Default from the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) relating to the U.S. ...

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Senate passes two-year transportation bill

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

In an overwhelming show of support, the U.S. Senate voted to pass a two-year transportation bill valued at $109 billion. The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) Act, passed in a generally bipartisan 74-22 vote, reauthorizes federal highway ...

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ACS Valves: Contributes operating efficiency advantages

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 21, 2012

ACS Valves: Contributes operating efficiency advantages

ACS Valves says its new MD series of rotary feeder valves provides material metering that contributes tangible operating efficiency advantages, as well as long-term production and maintenance savings. The feeders are constructed with an eight-vane rotary valve that ensures proper ...

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