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Announcing the 2021-22 John Ries Scholarship

by Abigail Gabbard | April 16, 2021 | New report release |

The Expanded Shale, Clay, and Slate Institute (ESCSI) is pleased to announce the John Ries Scholarship in Academic Year 2021-22 for undergraduate and graduate students in civil engineering or closely relatedmajors.The ESCSI is the international trad...

Application of Expanded Shale, Clay and Slate Aggregate in Award Winning Bridge Projects to Accomplish Excellence in Upgrade and Replacement

by Abigail Gabbard | April 8, 2021 | New report release |

The state of bridge infrastructure in the United States is mediocre in respect to condition, capacity, funding, future need, and innovation [ASCE 2017]. Fifty percent of existing bridges are older than a half-century, and nearly nine percent of them...

Lightweight Aggregate Solves Design Challenge at DFW Airport

by Abigail Gabbard | April 8, 2021 | New report release |

Airports are under constant change and development. This can be challenging with the mass of buried infrastructure and the need to excavate, expand, and make upgrades. And with more impermeable surfaces comes the need for improved stormwater con...

New Webinar: Asphalt Preservation

by Abigail Gabbard | March 17, 2021 | New report release |

Join us for a new webinar, Scrub Seal Pavement Preservation, on Wed. April 7, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. CT. This program presented by Vance Brothers discusses pavement preservation, scrub seal and its applications, combination treatments and best practices...

New Report Release: Service Life Prediction of Structural Lightweight Concrete Using Transport Properties

by Abigail Gabbard | November 24, 2020 | New report release |

ESCSI has released a brand new report (#4363), "Service Life Prediction of Structural Lightweight Concrete Using Transport Properties."  Transport properties of concrete have been subject to extensive research as indicators of the durability of con...