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August 2016

Meetings and Events | News | Research Reports | Research in Progress | Meetings and Events Snow and Ice Leadership Seminar The Chicago Metro Chapter of the American Public Works Association will host its 2016 Public Works Snow and Ice Leadership Seminar September 8 in Addison, Illinois. The seminar will include sessions on measuring winter […]

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May 2016

Meetings and Events | News | Research Reports | Research in Progress | Meetings and Events Pacific Northwest Snowfighters 2016 Conference Pacific Northwest Snowfighters will host its 2016 conference in Portland, Oregon, June 7-8. The conference will feature multiple educational tracks with sessions on deicing agents, best management practices, and information technology. The exhibit hall […]

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February 2016

Meetings and Events Webinar on European Winter Maintenance Practices The Transportation Research Board will hold a webinar February 29 at 2 pm Eastern Time examining how transportation organizations in Europe deal with winter maintenance challenges in their countries. Specific topics that will be addressed are managing winter service in Scotland’s unpredictable climate, winter maintenance chemicals and application […]

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November 2015

News Pennsylvania DOT to Install AVL on Plows A pilot Pennsylvania DOT program will implement an automated vehicle location system on 516 PennDOT plow trucks and 212 contracted rental trucks. By providing real-time information about vehicle movement, plow route coverage and material usage, PennDOT expects the AVL technology to save $1.4 million over the next […]

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August 2015

Meetings and Events National Winter Maintenance Peer Exchange In collaboration with the Aurora pooled fund and the AASHTO Snow and Ice Pooled Fund Cooperative Program, Clear Roads will host the fifth National Winter Maintenance Peer Exchange September 23–25, in Bloomington, Minnesota. The peer exchange, held every two years, offers winter maintenance professionals from the three […]

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May 2015

Meetings and Events AASHTO Subcommittee on Maintenance Annual Meeting
 The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Subcommittee on Maintenance will hold its annual meeting July 19-23 in Des Moines, Iowa. The meeting will include paper presentations, an update on Clear Roads by new Clear Roads Chair Justin Droste, technical working group breakout sessions, […]

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February 2015

Meetings and Events 2014 APWA North American Snow Conference The American Public Works Association will hold the North American Snow Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 12-15. More than 1,500 winter maintenance professionals are expected to attend the conference, which will include educational sessions, networking roundtables, two technical tours, and an exhibit hall with more […]

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November 2014

News Snow Removal Apps Generated by Public Contests Montreal named Heritage Software as the winner of a city contest to develop an app to track the city’s snow-removal process, according to a Montreal Gazette story. The city has awarded a $25,000 contract to develop the app and release it in time for winter this year. […]

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August 2014

Meetings and Events 2014 Snowposium The 2014 Snow and Ice Management Conference and Expo, hosted by the Snow & Ice Sector Group of the Landscape Ontario Horticultural Trades Association, will be held September 16 in Milton, Ontario. The event will feature conference sessions on material reduction best practices, material supply lessons learned from the 2013-2014 […]

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May 2014

SIMA’s Snow & Ice Symposium Columbus, Ohio, will host the 17th Annual Snow & Ice Symposium June 18 to 21. Sponsored by the Snow & Ice Management Association, the event includes a two-day trade show; 21 educational sessions covering topics such as LEED for snow removal, public/private partnerships, and operations and equipment; a brine-making workshop […]

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