Sources: Lhoist North America, Ft. Worth, Texas; CP staff
Lhoist North America recently acknowledged the shortage of drivers available for heavy-duty trucking, along with the exacerbating effects of higher freight volume demands, plus the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s enforcement of the electronic logging device mandate, limiting drivers’ hours of service.
Sources: U.S. Green Building Council, Washington, D.C.; CP staff
The U.S. Green Building Council, American Institute of Architects and 20 other sustainability or urban organizations have formed the Smart Surfaces Coalition to help cities adopt cost-effective solutions—porous pavements; cool roofs and pavements; trees and plants—for cutting excess heat radiation from buildings and surfaces; reducing flood risks; plus, improving livability, health and equity.
Sources: Forney LP, Pittsburgh; CP staff
Construction material testing equipment specialist Forney is scheduled for a segment of the Fox Business Network’s “Manufacturing Marvels” production, airing September 5-6 between 9:30 and 9:44 p.m. CST. The two-minute installment showcases the surety the manufacturer helps bring to the construction process through premium laboratory equipment and tools, plus innovative systems netting quality testing results. Of particular note is the latest innovation, ForneyVault, a cloud-based system that improves laboratory productivity while increasing testing process transparency and value.
Sources: Boral Resources, Atlanta; CP staff
The leading marketer of ASTM C618-grade fly ash has secured U.S. rights for processing ceramic lightweight aggregate from high carbon residuals generated at coal-fired power stations or impounded at their sites or designated landfills.