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Ex-Terex chief offers candid take on transportation infrastructure funding

Sources: Association of Equipment Manufacturers, Milwaukee; CP staff

Agency, academic and private-sector officials assessed long-range infrastructure planning against demographic changes, technology developments and funding mechanisms during a Northwestern University Transportation Center-hosted symposium, staged to release the Association of Equipment Manufacturers-commissioned “Mobility 2050” study.

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Tremron eyes central Florida’s Atlantic Coast in new hardscape product plant

Sources: Tremron Inc., Jacksonville, Fla.; CP staff

Tremron has commenced paver and other hardscape unit output at a Pompano Beach, Fla., plant, which joins the company’s four other Sunshine State production sites, plus an Atlanta satellite operation. The additional capacity positions Tremron to focus on products specific to markets from Pompano Beach north to Daytona Beach.

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Researchers tap polymer, ash to advance recycled glass aggregate feasibility

Sources: University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus, Kelowna, B.C.; CP staff

University of British Columbia researchers have identified a combination of water-based rubber polymer, fly ash and glass powder to calm alkali-silica reactions traditionally limiting the potential of glass-derived aggregate in concrete.

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