ECEB hires John Ravert

March 25, 2010

East Coast Erosion Blankets has named John Ravert, a technical expert in the erosion and sediment control field, as its Director of Technical Services, according to a press release from the company. Ravert previously was an erosion and sediment pollution control technician with the Berks (Pa.) County Conservation District and served as the District’s manager …

Expo Asia to offer Technical Symposiums

March 19, 2010

In addition to four-day trade show, IFAI Expo Asia 2011 will feature a series of valuable symposiums. Conference delegates will learn about the latest technologies, market trends, engineering construction, product designs and fabrication strategies for improving sales, market share, and profitability. The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has announced the formation of an industry advisory …

PGLI receives Chinese certification

March 18, 2010

Three years after opening its first laboratory in China in 2006, Precision Geosynthetic Laboratories International (PGLI) announced that it is now the first foreign geosynthetic laboratory certified by the CMA (China Metrology Accreditation), according to a press release from the company. The certification allows PGLI to issue reports with the CMA mark, which is accepted …

Geotextile line addresses EPA’s new effluent guidelines

March 12, 2010

Fiberweb Inc. has introduced Typar Matrix 3-D geotextiles. The new patent-pending, three-dimensional geotextile products are designed to reduce soil erosion and help meet recent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) effluent limit guidelines, according to a press release from the company. The new line of geotextiles offer a passive-treatment system designed to work with silt fence, straw …

Call for papers GRI-24: “Enhancing Sustainability Using Geosynthetics”

March 4, 2010

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) hosts its 24th annual conference in Dallas March 16, 2011. GRI-24 is part of the four-day Geo-Frontiers 2011, which is organized by ASCE’s Geo-Institute, the North American Geosynthetics Society (NAGS), the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), and the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA). The title of the GRI-24 conference is “Enhancing Sustainability …