Standardization News

Board ActionsThe board approved the following action: The consolidated financial statements and report of the independent accountants, and the annual review of the finance and audit... read more
Caption: ASTM signed an MoU with NCSL International at a 2017 E11 meeting.The committee on quality and statistics (E11) is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2021. Created in 1946, E11 has... read more
Originally formed to administer the legendary Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe following World War II, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) today counts 38 countries as... read more
The oldest nondestructive testing (NDT) technique may be thanks to the Romans, who are said to have used oil and flour to discover cracks in marble slabs. Centuries later, the technique of oil and... read more
Housing projects from Mexico to California to Texas are utilizing 3DCP — three-dimensional construction printing or three-dimensional concrete printing — to rapidly erect durable homes. (click here... read more
Sustainable development is a relatively new concept. First defined in 1987 by the United Nations’ (U.N.) World Commission on Environment and Development in its Brundtland Report, sustainable... read more
Treestands have been used by hunters for decades. These elevated platforms are secured to trees to elevate the hunter above the forest floor, generally out of view of their prey, to provide them with... read more
This year is turning out to be one of the most severe on record for wildfires in the American west thanks to ongoing drought, shifting weather patterns, and even arson. According to the National... read more
Africa is known for its diverse ethnic groups, the Egyptian Pyramids, the Sahara Desert, and mining. It is also known for being the second driest continent, and the poorest economically in the world... read more
 It’s a year of new beginnings and upgraded digital experiences, and ASTM Compass is no exception. The look and functionality of the platform have been updated, making it more powerful, easier... read more