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Electrofusion Guides for HDPE Pipe Published by the Municipal Advisory Board

IRVING, Texas - Two guides detailing the steps for electrofusing joints and couplings for a HDPE pipelines are available for free at the Plastics...

Sculptured for sun and shade and encased in Rieder panels

In Chicago, the birthplace of the skyscraper, one woman is setting new tones in the skyline. The apartment house Solstice on the Park from...

In Touch with the Dutch at PPXX in Amsterdam

The Plastic Pipes Conference Association (PPCA) has highlighted the promotional and networking opportunities of its next conference and exhibition, PLASTIC PIPES XX. Hosted in...

Achieving energy efficiency through Eco Obsolete Technology (EOT)

According to an ARC strategy study, 58 percent of manufacturers surveyed have no formal plans to manage the lifecycle of their technology. But, when unexpected...

2018 Code Conforming Wood Design Now Available

LEESBURG, VA. – The 2018 Code Conforming Wood Design (CCWD), a joint publication of the American Wood Council (AWC) and the International Code Council, is now available as a...

New Simpson Strong-Tie Guide for Concrete Construction Solutions Makes Product Selection Quick and Easy

Pleasanton, Calif. — Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, has announced the release of its Anchoring, Fastening Systems and Restoration Solutions...

AWC: Proposed PCWP Rule Recognizes Investments in Emission Reductions

WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President & CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) release of the Plywood and...

AISI Standards Council seeks proposals for small projects and fellowships for 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) Standards Council is seeking research proposals for its 2020 Small Project Fellowship Program. Launched in...

Material challenges in renewable energy

New research claims that, in the race against climate change, the renewable energy industry must embrace the circular economy. Failure to do so will...
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