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Strata Systems, Inc. announced that its high tenacity geogrids and other soil reinforcement products have been issued a CE marking certification. CE is a mandatory European marking for certain product groups to indicate conformity with the essential health and safety requirements set out in European Directives.

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Fine announces price increase effective January 1, 2008: USD +25% and EUR +10%. Order before December 31, 2007 to take advantage of their current pricing!

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Profiles of 2007 Association of State Dam Safety Officials award winners:

  1. National Rehabilitation Project of the Year:  Cobble Mountain Reservoir Dam, Springfield Water and Sewer Commission, Springfield, MA

  2. President’s Award – Ken Smith, Assistant Director of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Water

  3. Terry Hampton Medal – Dr. Art Miller, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Pennsylvania State University

  4. Honorary Member – George E. Mills, retired administrator for the Ohio Dam Safety and Water Engineering Branch, OH Department of Natural Resources

  5. National Award of Merit: Former U.S. Representative Sue W. Kelly (R-NY)

  6. Northeast Regional Award of Merit - Mount Mansfield Company/Stowe Mountain Resort, Stowe, VT

  7. Southeast Regional Award of Merit - Spartanburg Water System, Spartanburg, SC

  8. Midwest Regional Award of Merit - James R. Hegarty, P.E., Prein & Newhof, Grand Rapids, MI

  9. West Regional Award of Merit - Upper Brushy Creek Water Control and Improvement District, Round Rock, TX

At each annual conference, the Association of State Dam Safety Officials recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the field of dam safety.  This year’s award winners were recognized on September 11th, at the 2007 ASDSO Awards Banquet in Austin, Texas.

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Thursday, 15 November 2007 09:25

GEO-5 software update, version 5.5 is launched!

The latest GEO-5 software update, version 5.5, was just released and is available by Fine.cz. Read the release notes for more details.

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Tuesday, 25 September 2007 09:23

2007 SP Research Award

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A preliminary report of the geotechnical reconnaissance of the August 15, 2007 Pisco earthquake is available on the GEER web site: http://gees.usc.edu/GEER/recent_geotechnical_engineering.htm.

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"Faces of Earth": Premiering Monday, July 23 on the Science Channel! The American Geological Institute (AGI) and Evergreen Films production, "Faces of Earth," will premier Monday evening, July 23rd on The Science Channel.

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Friday, 01 June 2007 09:02

The Gregg Geo News

Gregg Drilling & Testing Inc. has published the 3rd Issue of "The Gregg Geo News" June 2007!

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The Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) extends an invitation to university students, faculty, and staff to attend Dam Safety 2007, ASDSO’s annual national conference, which will be held September 9-13, 2007, in Austin.

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The Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) was founded in 1984 with the ultimate goal of preventing catastrophic dam failures. Recognizing that a well-trained work force is essential to achieving this goal, ASDSO established its Dam Safety Scholarship Program in 1992.

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