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24.07.2009 00:07
Press Release: Log ezsoki, July 17 2009

ZAGOn July 17th, a public world premiere application of a new generation of Ultra High Performance Fibre Reinforced Concretes (UHPFRC) took place on the Log ezsoški bridge, Slovenia, where rehabilitation works were under way on 16th and 17th July.  The new generation of UHPFRC for cast-in-situ application on bridges guarantees faster performance of construction works and longer lasting results with a sustainable use of materials.  


24.07.2009 00:07
ENVIROAD 2009 - ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY ROADS

ENVIROADSThe 2nd International Conference on Environmentally Friendly Roads will be taking place in Warsaw, Poland on October 15-16, 2009. The International Scientific Committee of the ENVIROAD 2009 encourages submissions of technical papers for publication in the conference proceedings as well as to inquire about space for exhibition.


23.07.2009 00:07
Pollution 'higher risk' to children

BBCNew research seen by the BBC has found that children living in pollution hotspots have poorer lung capacity than the national average. Watch the multimedia video for more detailed information.


22.07.2009 00:07
Federal Highway Administration to Provide $2 Million to Spur Highway Innovations that Reduce Congestion and Improve Safety

FHWATwo million dollars in Federal funding will be available to test new technologies that can reduce congestion from construction and improve safety and quality. The FHWA will award $2 million through a third solicitation under the Highways for LIFE Program in addition to the $2,373,000 previously awarded. A solicitation for proposals will be issued in the latter part of August 2009.


16.07.2009 00:07
WGs on Guidelines for the future of TEN-T

European CommissionDG TREN are preparing a Commission proposal for guidelines of TEN-T to be published in early 2010. For this reason, they are forming six working groups and would like 'key stakeholders' participation. The chair of these working groups are also available, however it seems clear that the first two chairs have been earmarked, this is not the case for the rest.


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