Huesker consolidates and implements new organizational structure

September 19, 2012

Now operating with five business units The Huesker group confirmed in a September press released its new organizational structure that was initiated on July 1, 2012. From the release: “Within the scope of the strategy process that had commenced in 2010, the Münsterland-based company has carved out its core competences and introduced a new vision. …

Geosynthetics cited in ‘accelerated bridge construction’

September 14, 2012

Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Integrated Bridge System Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) technologies allow transportation agencies to replace bridges faster and more safely, according to recent Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) publications. The accelerated project times can reduce traffic delays and road closures and can also reduce project costs. Under the FHWA’s second stage of its Every Day …

Syntec geogrids in 16ft-wide rolls

September 13, 2012

To minimize overlaps, optimize shipping Syntec now offers Type 1 and Type 2 biaxial geogrids in 16ft-wide rolls, according to a recent press release from the company. The release noted that the wider rolls can reduce shipping costs, minimize waste lost to overlaps, and reduce construction time. The new wider rolls are standard stock and …

Titan announces personnel updates

September 11, 2012

Appoints Sam Bhat VP-global business development/geosynthetics Titan Environmental Containment Ltd. has issued press releases announcing three appointments at its Canada operations: geosynthetics industry veteran Sam Bhat, M.Eng., as vice president for global business development and chief technology officer/geosynthetics. Jaret Hiebert, C.E.T., project manager/waste water treatment systems. Kent Peterson, C.E.T., project coordinator/sales, steel tank market. The …

Huesker families celebrate 150-year anniversary

September 4, 2012

Food, entertainment, tours help celebrate milestone On Aug. 25, some 300 Huesker employees, together with their families and friends, attended Family Day 2012 to celebrate the company’s 150th anniversary. As described in a company press release: “Just before midday, security staff cordoned off part of the fabrikstrasse, which connects the company premises to the festival …