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  • ASTM C118M - 11 standard specification for concrete pipe for irrigation or drainage (Metric)

    This specification covers the specification for the nonreinforced concrete pipe to be used for the conveyance of irrigation water with working pressures, including hydraulic transients, and for use in drainage. The design, joint, and concrete mixture of the pipe is detailed. The acceptability of the pipe shall be determined by the results of the tests prescribed in this specification, such as ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM C118 - 11 standard specification for concrete pipe for irrigation or drainage

    This specification covers nonreinforced concrete pipe to be used for the conveyance of irrigation water with working pressures, including hydraulic transients and for use in drainage. The concrete shall consist of cementitious materials, minerals, aggregates, and water. Cement shall conform to the requirements for Portland cement or shall be Portland blast-furnace slag cement, or slag modified ...


    By ASTM International

  • Aggressive dewatering aids concrete rehab at Abitibi

    An enormous volume of water passes through the Abitibi Canyon Generating Station every hour of every day. In order to complete critical concrete repairs on the hydro power station, general contractor The Barclay Construction Group needed to find a way to pump and discharge almost 30 million gallons of water in a 500-metre section of the river upstream from the station in under 30 hours. Aquatech ...


    By Aquatech Dewatering Company

  • Ready-mix concrete producer agrees to resolve clean water act violations

    Aggregate Industries - Northeast Region Inc., will pay a $2.75 million civil penalty and implement a regional evaluation and compliance program to resolve numerous violations of the Clean Water Act at 23 facilities in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, the Justice Department and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. The penalty is the largest ever assessed to a nationwide ready-mix ...

  • Green vs. Gray Infrastructure: when nature is better than concrete

    Infrastructure is essential for economic growth. But as governments debate the future of sustainable development at the Rio+20 conference, there is one infrastructure solution that can provide a good return on investment: nature. People often don’t think of forests, wetlands, coral reefs, and other natural ecosystems as forms of ...

  • Vegetative Roof Systems

    A new ASTM International standard will aid in the selection of lightweight aggregate best suited for use in the design and construction of vegetative roof systems. E2788, Specification for Use of Expanded Shale, Clay and Slate (ESCS) as a Mineral Component in the Growing Media and Drainage Layer for Vegetative (Green) Roof Systems, was ...


    By ASTM International

  • Klargester launches new Attenuation Systems and 24hr Storage Pump Stations

    Leading manufacturer, Klargester, has launched a new range of Stormwater attenuation tanks and a range of high capacity pumping systems, both designed to complement its existing series of sustainable urban drainage solutions (SUDS) products. Stormwater run-off and an increased risk of flooding is becoming a huge challenge for developers. In addition to increased rainfall and rising sea levels ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • CH2M HILL brings global natural treatment systems expertise to the upper midwest

    CH2M HILL, a global full-service engineering, procurement, construction, and operations firm, is pleased to share that two Natural Treatment Systems Technologists are helping to round out the firm’s extensive wastewater services by offering their global expertise of natural treatment systems (NTS) to clients in the upper Midwest. “As a global leader in water and wastewater services, natural ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • New OSMA Tegra 600 – Non-Entry Inspection Chamber Offers Easy Access for Pipework Inspection

    Wavin Plastics is launching the new OSMA Tegra 600 to provide easy installation, inspection and maintenance to non-adoptable domestic and commercial drainage systems. This innovative non-entry inspection chamber is a much safer and cost-effective alternative to traditional concrete ring manholes during installation and occupation. Tegra 600 is constructed from strong polypropylene. It is much ...


  • Armtec Infrastructure Inc. has access to $125 million Brookfield financing

    Armtec Infrastructure Inc. ("Armtec" or the "Company") (TSX: ARF and ARF.DB) announced today that a Brookfield Asset Management Inc. company has advised Armtec that it has completed certain additional due diligence matters for the loan agreement announced on August 2, 2011 (the "Loan Agreement"). As a result, Brookfield has waived its due diligence condition under the Loan Agreement. The effect ...


    By Armtec

  • Wavin Plastics on show in BBC drama

    Wavin Plastics, the UK’s leading provider of water management solutions, has a supporting role in a new BBC drama. A range of the company’s products have been supplied to the set of True Dare Kiss, which started on BBC 1 last week. Wavin’s award winning sustainable urban drainage systems AquaCell and AquaCell Lite were both supplied as props, along with the company’s pervious paving system ...


  • Armtec Infrastructure Inc. enters into loan agreement and warrant agreement with Brookfield

    Armtec Infrastructure Inc. ("Armtec" or the "Company") (TSX: ARF and ARF.DB) today announced that, following receipt of conditional listing approval from the TSX, it has entered into a Loan Agreement and Warrant Agreement with a Brookfield Asset Management company in connection with the $125 million credit facility previously announced by the Company on July 3, 2011. Entry into these Agreements ...


    By Armtec

  • Armtec Infrastructure Inc. completed refinancing

    Armtec Infrastructure Inc. (TSX:ARF)(TSX:ARF.DB) announced today that its operating subsidiary, Armtec Holdings Limited ("Armtec" or the "Company"), has completed a refinancing of its existing senior bank facility. Pursuant to the refinancing, Armtec has borrowed $125 million under a senior secured loan facility with a Brookfield Asset Management Inc. company. After repaying the senior bank ...


    By Armtec

  • CONTECH Stormwater Solutions Announces New Stormwater Detention Design Software

    West Chester, Ohio - CONTECH Stormwater Solutions is pleased to announce a new online tool for designing your own underground detention system. The DYODS™ (Design Your Own Detention System) software easily guides stormwater design professionals through the design of their underground stormwater detention projects. The new DYODS makes it easy to design the best detention system for any site. The ...


  • ICPI Hails House Transportation Bill with Permeable Pavers Provisions

    The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure has passed The American Energy & Infrastructure Jobs Act, the House version of a massive multi-year transportation bill. The Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) has been working closely with the Committee to include provisions in the bill that will take advantage of pavers’ unique drainage properties to benefit highway ...


    By PRWeb

  • First Uk Trial Of Non-Entry Inspection Chambers In Adoptable Sewers Demonstrated On Dvd

    Following the successful trial of non-entry inspection chambers in adoptable sewers on a new housing development, Wavin Plastics has produced a DVD to showcase their successful project and encourage other water companies and house builders to adopt this new and innovative approach to drainage. The video shows how this pioneering new product has benefited a brand new community in Leeds, following ...


  • Armtec Infrastructure announces Mark Anderson assumes position as president and chief executive officer

    Armtec Infrastructure Inc. (TSX: ARF and ARF.DB) ("Armtec" or the "Company") announces that Charles Phillips has resigned as both President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director of the Company in order to pursue other interests. The Board of Directors wishes to recognize the many years of dedication and service of Mr. Phillips to Armtec, and wishes him every success in his future endeavors. ...


    By Armtec

  • Check valves protect Florida freshwater ecosystems

    Marsh Landing, a residential community in northeast Florida, relies on Wapro check valves to prevent the Intracoastal Waterway’s brackish water from flooding and damaging freshwater ecosystems within stormwater retention ponds. Marsh Landing, an elegant residential community in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, United States, uniquely integrates natural beauty and luxurious housing through ...


    By Wapro AB

  • Armtec Infrastructure awarded long-term contract to supply infrastructure products to BC Hydro

    Armtec Infrastructure Inc. ("Armtec" or the "Company") (TSX: ARF and ARF.DB) today announced it has been awarded an exclusive long-term contract to supply utility vaults and associated products related to precast underground infrastructure for British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority ("BC Hydro"). The contract, valued at approximately $40 million based on a nine-year period, is fixed for a term ...


    By Armtec

  • WPL’s Easy to Install Diamond Sewage Treatment Plant

    If you are lucky enough to be involved with a domestic project in the beautiful countryside of Great Britain, one thing you will find is most properties are off-mains drainage. When involved with an off-mains project, it is important that you know where wastewater goes and what happens to it, usually by means of a domestic sewage treatment plant or septic tank, for example. One such project in ...


    By WPL Ltd

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