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Interview with Ronald Ebelhar, 2015 Chairman of the ASTM Board

Ron Ebelhar has provided leadership in civil engineering projects and ASTM technical committee work since the 1970s. This year, he brings his experience to his elected position as chairman of the ASTM board of directors.... more


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Infectious Disease

Know-how and compassion lead medical teams to treat people suffering with contagious diseases like Ebola. Protective clothing and disinfectants — backed by ASTM standards — help keep them safe.... more


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Infrastructure Maintenance

A Bridge Too Far... more


Outreach

Peru Joins Other South American Countries in Adopting ASTM Amusement Rides Standards

Standards approved by ASTM Committee F24 on Amusement Rides and Devices are becoming an important component in the amusement industry throughout South America. Peru has now adopted five F24 ASTM standards as Peruvian norms and plans to adopt more. The five adopted standards are:... more


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The Greening of Civil Infrastructure

Recycled industrial materials are increasingly finding their way into transportation infrastructure; this reuses manufacturing byproducts and reduces the use of resources.... more


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ASTM Member Christopher Mathis Speaks at APEC Workshop

The multi-year APEC project has focused on minimizing and eliminating unneccesary obstacles to trade in building products, while also encouraging the use of technologies that conserve energy and other natural resources.... more


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Chinese Machinery Delegation Visits ASTM

The delegation learned about ASTM Committee D22 on Air Quality, particularly Subcommittee D22.03 on Ambient Atmospheres and Source Emissions.... more


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Ghana Standards Authority Officer Studies at ASTM Headquarters

The purpose of the technical visitor grant program is to benefit a technical expert from one of ASTM's memorandum of understanding signatories.... more


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ASTM Vice President Lectures to Standardization Majors at China Jiliang University

China Jiliang University has established a standardization department and standardization major.... more


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Walking on Water, Made Easier

Conformance to a proposed ASTM standard will ensure the public that walk-on-water balls will be operated in manner compliant with the best safety practices. ... more


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