Sika Corp., Lyndhurst, NJ, has announced that it recently received five ASBI Bridge Awards of Excellence. The American Segmental Bridge Institute's biennial awards program recognizes the owners of bridges that show excellence in concrete segmental bridge design and construction. This year's awards were presented to winners at the 2005 ASBI Convention in Washington, DC.
Nelson Augé will collaborate with the CHEMARK Consulting Group, Southern Pines, NC, to assist its clients with the development of comprehensive and coordinated manufacturing operations in coatings, adhesives, and sealants production disciplines.
Frederic Booth Powers, Jr., a pioneer in the construction fastening industry and former chairman and president of Powers Fasteners Inc., New Rochelle, NY, died at his home in Larchmont, NY, on Dec. 20, 2005. He was 72.
Rio Tinto, a world leader in finding, mining and processing the world's mineral resources, has announced that it will bring three of its industrial minerals businesses together to better serve markets.
Novamelt-Jowat LLC, a joint venture between German companies Novamelt and Jowat AG, has announced plans to both produce and distribute pressure-sensitive adhesives and UV-curing PSAs in the United States.