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Forney profile slotted for Fox Business’ Manufacturing Marvels

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.

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Boral tests high LOI, impounded ashes for lightweight aggregate

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.

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ELD advent compels FMCSA to revisit hours-of-service regulations

Source: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Citing calls from Congress and the public following the December 2017 electronic logging device mandate for most heavy-duty truck operators, FMCSA will seek public input on prospective changes in hours-of-service regulations, including:

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Top structural engineer backs Pankow Foundation research

Sources: Charles Pankow Foundation, Vancouver, Wash.; CP staff

The MKA Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) chartered by Seattle-based engineering firm Magnusson Klemencic Associates, has joined the Charles Pankow Foundation (CPF) as a major funding partner on key research initiatives. 

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EPA Water Infrastructure loan inquiries swell

Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

EPA received 62 letters of interest from a wide range of prospective borrowers in response to the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program’s 2018 Notice of Funding Availability. The agency is evaluating proposed projects’ credit worthiness, engineering feasibility, and alignment with WIFIA statutory or regulatory criteria.

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