AGRU wins Austria’s economic award

March 8, 2018

On March 5, 2018, AGRU announced the Foreign Trade Center in Los Angeles of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber has declared the company the winner out of 17 companies from Austria to for top economic performance in the United States in the category of investment. The center honors outstanding achievements of Austrian companies in the …

GMA announces Waste Containment System Design technical seminar in Syracuse in April

On March 7, 2018, the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) announced the opening of registration for a technical seminar on “Waste Containment System Design” at the Crowne Plaza in Syracuse, New York, April 17–18, 2018. The technical seminar will identify how vertical expansions of landfills can raise a number of engineering concerns that must be evaluated …

AASHTO releases video of keynote address on infrastructure by Secretary of Transportation Chao

March 2, 2018

On Feb. 28, 2018, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) released the keynote address on YouTube of U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao delivering the keynote luncheon address at the AASHTO annual Washington Briefing. Chao delivered the keynote address February 28. Chao discusses the Trump administration’s infrastructure proposal. The video …

ANDRITZ to build new production line for geotextiles for Manifattura Fontana/Sioen

On March 1, 2018, ANDRITZ Group of Graz, Austria, announced it will build a neXline needlepunch eXcelle line for the production of geotextiles for Manifattura Fontana of Valstagna, Italy, part of the Belgian technical textile company Sioen Industries. Start-up of the line is scheduled for October 2018. The scope of supply includes all of the …

Your geo technical questions answered on the GMA Techline

March 1, 2018

Looking for answers to your geosynthetics technical questions? Contact the Geosynthetics Materials Association (GMA) Techline for thorough answers to the most detailed questions. Everything from measuring puncture resistance to the chemical effects of fracking flowback on HDPE geomembranes has been addressed by the GMA Techline. Dr. Robert M. Koerner and Dr. George Koerner of the …