Geosynthetics Middle East 2013 call for papers

April 30, 2013

June 15 is deadline for October conference The official call for papers has been initiated for the Geosynthetics Middle East 2013 conference. The deadline for papers is June 15, 2013. The conference is Oct. 29–30 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Organized by SKZ-Germany, the 6th edition of this conference invites all industry experts to submit their …

Atlas adds civil engineer, Doug Hula

April 29, 2013

Support for the company’s geofoam products Atlas EPS announced in an April 29 press release its recent addition of civil engineer Doug Hula, P.E., to support its Elevation geofoam product line. A licensed professional engineer, registered in the state of Michigan, Hula brings more than 14 years of experience in geotechnical engineering and construction materials …

Pierson joins CLI as new coating division manager

April 24, 2013

Coating expertise to complement geomembrane containment business Colorado Lining International Inc. announced in an April 23 press release the addition of Steve Pierson as its new coating division manager. His office is near Provo, Utah, and he is currently focused on sales and service for CLI’s growing coating division. The release said that Pierson will …

Student poster competition winners cited

April 23, 2013

Judging and awards presented at Geosynthetics 2013 Graduate and undergraduate students were invited to submit technical themed posters involving geosynthetic topics for the Geosynthetics 2013 student competition. Students presented their posters to a team of industry judges and the first- and second-place award winners were announced during the conference’s April 3 keynote presentation. The student …

Geosynthetics 2015 in Portland with IECA

April 22, 2013

IFAI’s biennial geosynthetics conference dates and location Fresh on the heels of its well-complimented Geosynthetics 2013 event in Long Beach, Calif., the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has announced that the Geosynthetics 2015 conference will be held Feb. 15–18, 2015 in Portland, Ore., co-located with the International Erosion Control Association’s (IECA) annual Environmental Connection show. …

Geosynthetics 2013: A record-breaking event

April 19, 2013

Biennial conference lauded for attendance, exhibits, education The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) organized and hosted the Geosynthetics 2013 conference and trade show April 1-4, 2013, in Long Beach Calif. An April 15 IFAI press release noted that this biennial event—titled “Geosynthetics for Water and Energy Challenges”—brought together many of the world’s leading geotechnical professionals …

Cooley Group expands senior leadership team

April 17, 2013

Steve Siener now VP of business development The Rhode Island-based Cooley Group, a developer and manufacturer of sustainable, engineered membranes and other high-performance solutions, announced in an April 16 press release changes to its executive leadership team. The changes take effect immediately and include the expansion of Cooley’s global leadership team to meet the demands …

IFAI, Clarion sign event collaboration agreement

April 16, 2013

Trade association/publisher to have large presence at ExpoProducción The Industrial Fabrics Association International announced in an April 15 press release that it has signed a collaborative agreement with Clarion Events North America regarding Clarion’s annual ExpoProducción event in Mexico City. The collaboration will include an IFAI pavilion and conference within the annual ExpoProducción trade show …

New ECTC guide for hydraulic erosion control products

April 15, 2013

Guidelines provided for HECP installation The Erosion Control Technology Council (ECTC) recently published a comprehensive “General Usage and Installation Guideline for Hydraulic Erosion Control Products (HECPs).” The guideline is the result of consensus among manufacturers of HECPs in the industry and is designed to assist engineers, designers, and other end-users of these erosion control products. …

CETCO announces internal merger

April 10, 2013

New Environmental Products Group realignment and sales team Illinois-based CETCO announced in an April 9 press release the merging of its Lining Technologies Group and Remediation Technologies Group. The release said that the merging of the remediation and lining product lines will allow the company’s sales team to manage smaller geographical regions, allowing more effective …