Landscape Contractor / Design Build Maintain

NOV 2018

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WELCOME TO THE MARKETPLACE I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 1 6 6 I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 1 8 3 I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 1 4 7 I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 1 9 1 Michigan State University Turf School 2018 The Michigan State University's Turf School registration is now open to "Anyone looking to add to their turf knowl - edge…" It is a three-day school that will be taught by MSU turfgrass faculty and staff. Classes will be held on Decem - ber 17-20 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center on the MSU Campus in East Lansing. They start at 8:00 a.m. on Monday and conclude at 5 p.m. on Thursday. Based on previous years, it is estimated that 32 continuing education units for the Michigan De - partment of Agriculture and Rural Development will be available, in the following categories: commercial core, private core, 3A, 3B and 6. Furthermore, Golf Course Su - perintendent CEUs shall be rewarded to those who attend. Those seeking room accommodations are instructed to contact the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center either online, www.kelloggcenter.com, or by phone, 1-800-875-5090. Researchers at Purdue University have developed a 3D- printed cement paste that actually gets tougher under pressure. The idea was derived from the toughening ca - pabilities of shells found on arthropods, such as lobsters and beetles. Several of the designs already fabricated by the team include the "honeycomb," "compliant" and "Bou - ligand" designs, called "architectures." Future implementa- tion of this technology could be used in buildings and other elements of infrastructure that are subject to stressors, such as weather or traffic. A video can be found in the following article linked here https://tinyurl.com/yabeccze . Purdue's work was funded by the National Science Foundation with a $246,000 grant to further the research. Purdue University Develops 3D Printed Cement Paste

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