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Pitch renovations at the Bet365 Stadium

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Grounds manager Andrew Jackson explains the detailed process involved in preparing the turf at the home ground of English soccer side Stoke City FC before the start of the 2018-19 season.

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Inside the Kinnick Stadium renovation

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The US$89m renovation at the University of Iowa’s Kinnick Stadium is taking shape. See the progress being made at the north end zone in this behind-the-build video.

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Betty Engelstad Sioux Center Floor Redesign Timelapse

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This time-lapse video shows the detailed process of redesigning the wood floor at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center at the University of North Dakota, home to its basketball and volleyball teams.

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MLB and Arizona State University launch sustainability partnership

Major League Baseball will be teaming up with Arizona State University’s (ASU) School of Sustainability to implement a ‘Recycle Rally’ initiative at its spring training home at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick.

The sustainability partnership will focus on zero waste strategies with the overarching goals of reducing landfill impact, increasing operational efficiencies and improving the fan experience across all Cactus League ballparks.

The environmental drive will see 11 ASU students analyze waste and operations at Salt River Fields, which is a LEED Gold Certified venue, and look to suggest ways the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies can become more environmentally friendly through recycling, waste diversion, composting and educating fans.

“The Arizona Diamondbacks are proud to call Salt River Fields home and are excited to partner with Arizona State University and Major League Baseball on this initiative,” said Arizona Diamondbacks president and CEO Derrick Hall.

“We want do our part to ensure that future generations of D-backs fans can appreciate the beautiful Arizona landscape and will continue to focus on improving sustainability efforts throughout Spring Training and all season long at Chase Field.”

February 23, 2018

Written by James Billington


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