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Keynote Speaker Announced for AIM - RAIN Alliance Virtual Conference

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | October 28, 2020 | AIM and RAIN Alliance are delighted to announce the keynote speaker for the first engage again virtual conference, which will be held online December 9 and 10, 2020. Patrick W. Fink, Ph.D., principal investigator of NASA’s REALM (RFID-Enabled Autonomous Logistics Management) experiments on the International Space Station (ISS), will headline...

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ACI Announces Winners Of Annual Excellence In Concrete Construction Awards

Kennedy Center Expansion Project, Washington, DC, United States, Awarded Highest Honor FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Oct. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announced the winners of the 2020 Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards, who were honored during the Institute's Virtual Concrete Convention, on October 26, 2020. The highest honor was presented to Kennedy...

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Certified American Grown Becomes an Independent Trade Association

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Oct. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Certified American Grown, a diverse and unified coalition of small to large cut flower and greens farms across the United States, has transitioned from a marketing and governmental relations group under the auspices of the California Cut Flower Commission to an independent trade association representing cut flower and greens farmers...

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AWC Encouraged by NSR Final Rule

Washington – American Wood Council (AWC) President & CEO Jackson Morrill issued the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final rule for New Source Review (NSR) project emission accounting. “This final rule will consider both emissions reductions and additions at the same time in the permitting process, which is a common-sense adjustment to NSR...

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Transportation Marketing & Sales Association Announces 2020 Members of the Year

Minneapolis, Oct. 22, 2020 (MindShare Strategies Media Services) – The Transportation Marketing & Sales Association (TMSA) announces the 2020 TMSA Members of the Year, in recognition of their leadership and support of TMSA. Each year, TMSA recognizes a regular member and an affiliate member who have made significant advances to the association’s mission. Both individuals are being honored...

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ASTM International Announces New SEI Cannabis Certification Program, Hemp Proficiency Testing Program

W. Conshohocken, Pa., Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Safety Equipment Institute (SEI), in cooperation with ASTM International's cannabis committee (D37), has launched a quality system and facility certification for cannabis and hemp producers. ASTM International has also announced the creation of a new proficiency testing program for water activity in whole hemp flower. "We are excited...

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AWC Conducts Full-Scale CLT Diaphragm Tests

Leesburg, VA. – The American Wood Council (AWC) has successfully completed two full-scale cross-laminated timber (CLT) diaphragm tests to provide strength and deformation data important for evaluating CLT diaphragm resistance to lateral wind and earthquake forces. The tests were completed at Weyerhaeuser’s ISO 17025 accredited test facility in Federal Way, Washington. “This research used...

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Registration is Now Open for MACS 2021 Training Event and Trade Show

October 13, 2020 (Lansdale, PA) – Registration is now open for ACcess, the MACS 41st annual Training Event and Trade Show to be held February 3-6, 2021 at the Rosen Centre Hotel, Orlando, FL MACS is planning our 2021 Training Event with careful consideration to the current pandemic and is including safety and security measures as we move forward to create a valuable training and networking...

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New Chairperson Agreed for General Assembly

Piscataway, NJ, USA – 12 October 2020 - Zhaga, the global lighting-industry organization that is standardizing interfaces for components of LED luminaires, says hello to Mark Duffy as new Chair of Zhaga’s General Assembly. The Zhaga Steering Committee is pleased to announce that Mark Duffy has been elected as Chair of the General Assembly. Mark has a strong background in the lighting...

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