Standardization News

A chapter can mean a branch of an organization. It can also mean a new section of a story. With the newly organized ASTM International United Arab Emirates Chapter, “chapter” captures both of these... read more
Where there’s snow, there’s the opportunity for fun.For millennia, people have skied for recreation – or for work. Primitive versions of ski-like objects have been found in Russia, and wall paintings... read more
In recent years, the tech world has been abuzz over the prospect of autonomous unmanned ground vehicles (A-UGVs) being used in industry. From carrying out routine surveillance, maintenance, and... read more
Getting from point A to point B in congested urban areas can be a major ordeal. Whether you drive your own car or rely on taxis and ride-sharing services, you’ve undoubtedly spent the equivalent of... read more
Substances that stick or hold things together vary as much as the materials or things they join.Think of the sticky note, eggs to bind a meatball, or a syringe full of Crazy Glue. Researchers believe... read more
For thousands of years, roads have been an integral part of the human experience, connecting people, communities, and cultures across large distances.According to the U.S. government’s World Factbook... read more
According to a recent report from the U.S. Department of the Interior, 101.6 million Americans, (40% of the U.S. population over 16) participated in hunting, fishing, and other wildlife-related... read more
When looking at partnerships between ASTM International committees and other organizations, the one between the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and the committee on concrete and concrete aggregates... read more
For many, the words “cybersecurity” and “cybercrime” call to mind a shadowy world of high-profile criminals and “hacktivists” gaining wealth and fame while influencing world politics. Names like... read more
Gun violence is a sad reality in today’s world. With far too much regularity, we see headlines from around the world describing the latest tragedy, and sometimes, that involves a school. After each... read more