Frack water market predicted to grow nine-fold to $9 billion by 2020

May 3rd, 2012

Shale gas drilling is poised to explode outside the U.S. Opportunities abound for geosynthetics. With hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”—the use of high-pressure water to help extract previously inaccessible shale gas—eager to replicate its success outside the U.S., the market for water treatment will grow nine-fold to $9 billion by 2020. This expansion will spur technology […]

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Layfield expanding its Canada operations

May 2nd, 2012

New facilities in Vancouver and Edmonton To support continued North American and international growth, the Layfield Group of Companies announced in a May 1 press release new capital expansion plans for its Vancouver, B.C., and Edmonton, AB, operations. The Vancouver expansion includes the addition of a new blown-film extrusion line, adding 24 million pounds (10.9 […]

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Propex expands its product line with new geogrids

May 1st, 2012

Biaxial and uniaxial grids available now Propex announced in an April 30 press release an expansion of its product portfolio with the addition of GRIDPRO™ biaxial and uniaxial geogrids. Made in the U.S., the new geogrids are manufactured to meet all industry specifications and are now ready to ship from the company’s Ringgold, Ga. facility, […]

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