Preventing fires at asphalt facilities

fire2_web_2015By Paul Sohi

The Asphalt Institute Health, Safety and Environment committee hosted a fire prevention seminar during the organization’s summer meeting in Lake Tahoe, Nevada.

The seminar was well attended with over 35 member companies being represented. The committee invited two guest speakers for the session, they included the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Principal Flammable Liquids Engineer Bob Benedetti and Marathon Petroleum Corporation’s (MPC) Health, Environment, Safety and Security Fire Protection Specialist Tom Lonyo. (more…)

AASHTO names Trombino president

Trombino_webThe American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Board of Directors today elected Iowa Department of Transportation Director Paul Trombino III, association president.

While he plans to continue pursing AASHTO’s policy priorities – including Congressional action on a new surface transportation bill – Trombino will primarily focus his time as president on ensuring AASHTO is well positioned to serve its members.