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ASA opens Outstanding Shotcrete Project Awards

Farmington Hills, Mich. — The American Shotcrete Association (ASA) opened its tenth annual ASA Outstanding Shotcrete Project Awards Program to recognize excellence and innovation in projects in which the application of shotcrete has played a significant role. Awards will be granted in six categories: Architecture, Infrastructure, International, Pool & Recreation, Rehabilitation & Repair, and Underground.

Repairs to I-495 bridge advance to next critical phase

Wilmington, Del. — The work to construct new underground foundations for the damaged portion of the I-495 bridge is nearing completion and construction of the jacking towers that will be used to temporarily repair the I-495 bridge has begun. Building the jacking towers at this point in the project means the work is now advancing ahead of schedule, and if all continues to go smoothly, could allow I-495 southbound to open several weeks prior to the Labor Day holiday weekend.

Tom Lantos Tunnels at Devil’s Slide earns two more national awards

Oakland, Calif. — The Tom Lantos Tunnels at Devil’s Slide, designed by HNTB Corporation, already have been honored with 15 industry awards, and more are anticipated. Two of the most recent honors are Underground Construction Association Project of the Year and American Public Works Association’s Public Works Projects of the Year.

USGBC launches real-time international market briefs

Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the launch of an expanded online data visualization resource that will allow any user to access aggregated LEED green building project information in the more than 150 countries with LEED projects under way.

Study: 100-foot forest buffer keeps streams healthy

Avondale, Pa. — Streamside forest buffers, long considered a best management practice, should be at least 100 feet wide on each side to adequately protect freshwater ecosystems from human activities according to an extensive scientific literature review published in the June issue of Journal of American Water Resources Association.

AWC statement on bill promoting product neutral efficiency codes

Washington, D.C. — American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statement regarding introduction of the Energy Savings and Building Efficiency Act (H.R. 5027) in the U.S. House of Representatives by Reps. Marsha Blackburn (TN) and Kurt Schrader (OR). Among other things, the bill directs the Department of Energy to act only as a technical advisor in the development of energy codes and would prohibit the agency from advocating for any particular energy code, provision or energy savings target.

Tensar Corporation acquired by Castle Harlan

Atlanta — Tensar Corporation, a global supplier of geosynthetic site development technology, announced that it was acquired by Castle Harlan, Inc., a New York-based middle-market private equity firm.

WoodWorks now accepting nominations for 2015 U.S. Wood Design Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C. – WoodWorks, an educational initiative providing free project assistance and resources related to the design and construction of non-residential and multi-family wood buildings, is now accepting nominations for its 2015 U.S. Wood Design Awards. The awards celebrate excellence in wood design, engineering and construction, as well as innovative buildings that showcase attributes of wood such as strength, beauty, versatility, cost effectiveness and sustainability. The deadline for nominations is Sep. 30, 2014.

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