Three reasons to register before Friday, Feb. 13

January 30, 2015

Geosynthetics 2015 Environmental Connection 2015 Feb. 15-18 in Portland, Ore. 1. Registering online offers you the best available pricing-prices increase onsite. 2. Breeze through the lines-your badge will be preprinted and ready for you in a dedicated preregistered line. 3. Know before you go email-all online registrants receive this handy email with onsite details and …

SWEMA announces new board of directors

January 26, 2015

Stormwater association elects Will Harris president The Stormwater Equipment Manufacturers Association (SWEMA) announced in a Jan. 23 press release the results of its board of directors elections for 2015-2016. SWEMA members elected Will Harris (Oldcastle Stormwater Solutions) president, Derek Berg (Contech Engineered Solutions) vice president, and Kevin McKee (Hydro International) secretary/treasurer. The at-large board members …

North Carolina county targeted for coal ash disposal

January 23, 2015

Anson County identified in Duke Energy excavation plan The Raleigh, N.C.-based Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League (BREDL) issued a press release last week describing Duke Energy’s possible use of a landfill in Anson County for coal ash disposal. The information, from Duke Energy’s Riverbend and Sutton power plant coal ash excavation plan, states: “In the …

Profile Products recognizes Ph.D. and CESSWI

January 15, 2015

Three staff members cited for achievements Buffalo Grove, Ill.-based Profile Products announced via press releases this week recognitions for three of its staff members: Michael D. Robeson, Ph.D., P.E., CPESC, CPSWQ, received his doctoral degree in hydraulics from Colorado State University. Robeson is the technical development manager at Profile. Adam Dibble and Matt Welch have …

GeoAmericas 2016 call for papers

January 14, 2015

Abstracts due by March 30, 2015 Organizers of the GeoAmericas 2016 conference have issued a call for abstracts. The 3rd PanAmerican Conference on Geosynthetics is scheduled for April 11-13, 2016 in Miami, Fla. GA16 is the third in a series of quadrennial International Geosynthetics Society regional conferences and, for the first time, it will be …

Geosynthetics 2015: Last chance for best pricing

January 7, 2015

 Jan. 9 is last day for early bird registration Register for Geosynthetics 2015 by Jan. 9 to take advantage of the best pricing. Join us and explore eight short courses, three plenary sessions, three panel discussions and 148 papers presented across 29 technical sessions. In addition to the impressive array of geosynthetics education offerings, …