Terracon’s Ebelhar Named 2015 Chairman of ASTM Board of Directors

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W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 8 January 2015—Ronald J. Ebelhar, P.E., D.GE, senior principal with Terracon in Cincinnati, Ohio, has been named chairman of the 2015 ASTM International board of directors. After earning his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering from the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ebelhar joined McClelland Engineers in Houston, Texas, as a staff engineer in 1977, work... »

ASTM Awards David Suits Johnson Award

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W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., October 23, 2013— L. David Suits, executive director of the North American Geosynthetics Society, Albany, N.Y., has received the A. Ivan Johnson Outstanding Achievement Award from ASTM International Committee D18 on Soil and Rock. This award is presented to a member whose efforts have produced a particular outstanding result or significant contribution to the work of the comm... »

Standards Updates: ASTM D35 & D18

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On the heels of the June ASTM International Committee Week meetings in Indianapolis, a number of new and revised standards and work items have been announced by Committees D35 on Geosynthetics and D18 on Soil and Rock. While D18 has withdrawn a few items, we include here only one work item from that committee: a work item related to rolled erosion control products (RECPs). D35’s announcement mostl... »

McCartney Receives ASTM International Leadership Award

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W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. – John S. McCartney, Ph.D., an assistant professor at the University of Colorado, Boulder, Colo., is a recipient of the 2013 President’s Leadership Award from ASTM International. The President’s Leadership Award recognizes individuals early in their ASTM career who have significantly advanced the Society’s mission through extraordinary accomplishment, example... »