Engineers learn from home, strengthen skills for current and post-COVID-19 pandemic workplace

April 29th, 2020

ASME brings flexible, affordable and applicable virtual training solutions to engineers everywhere. Lifelong learning for engineers doesn’t stop, even under quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a recent survey of approximately 3,000 engineers conducted by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), eight in 10 engineers anticipate a change in operations due to COVID-19 […]

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IGS North America to host webinar on electrical leak location

April 28th, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “IGS Electrical Leak Location Seminar Series Ep. 4,” on May 14, from 12:00 p.m. to 1 p.m. CDT. The webinar will explain ASTM D8265: The new standard practice for covered geomembrane testing. The aim of the newly published standard practice for covered geomembrane electrical leak location testing […]

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APWA cancels PWX 2020 due to COVID-19

April 27th, 2020

The American Public Works Association (APWA) announced its decision to cancel Public Works Expo (PWX) 2020 scheduled for Aug. 31–Sept. 2, 2020 in New Orleans, La. After very careful consideration, APWA’s board of directors unanimously decided to cancel PWX 2020. Over recent weeks, APWA has been closely monitoring data related to the spread of COVID-19, […]

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Plastatech joins fight against COVID-19

April 27th, 2020

To address critical PPE supply shortages, team members at Plastatech Engineering Ltd., manufacturers of film, fabric and laminate solutions, have found a way to help. In conjunction with sister company, Duro-Last Inc., engineers, product development and manufacturing staff united to fabricate and manufacture isolation gowns and face masks, according to a recent press release from […]

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GSI to host webinar on MSE inspection

April 27th, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) Wall, Berm and Slope Construction Inspection,” on May 6, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. The inspection (aka monitoring) of MSE wall, […]

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Extend the life of paved and unpaved roadways with the GEOWEB Confinement System free webcast

April 23rd, 2020

Join Presto Geosystems for a free, 30-minute webcast where Presto will discuss how to extend the life of paved and unpaved roadways using the GEOWEB 3D Confinement System.  Tuesday, April 28, 2020 11:00–11:30 a.m. CDT Earn PDH credits.   Webcast Learning Objectives: Understand the benefits of using the GEOWEB Soil Stabilization System to stabilize surfaces […]

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Koch Separation Solutions expands manufacturing of membrane technology

April 23rd, 2020

Koch Separation Solutions (KSS) is expanding the manufacturing capacity of its innovative PURON® reinforced hollow fiber membrane technology by 50 percent. This manufacturing expansion reflects KSS’s significant growth and an increased ability to quickly serve businesses that utilize its reinforced hollow fiber membrane technologies for their industrial and municipal water and wastewater treatment needs. KSS’s […]

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Seaman Corp. names Jeff Swartz chief executive officer

April 21st, 2020

Jeff Swartz Seaman Corporation, a family-owned business headquartered in Wooster, Ohio, has announced that its board of directors has selected Jeff Swartz as its new chief executive officer. Swartz will replace John Crum, who is retiring after 18 years at Seaman, including the last five as CEO. Swartz is a veteran of the building products […]

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GSI to host webinar on QA/QC of waste containment systems

April 20th, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Quality Control/Quality Assurance (QA/QC) of Waste Containment Systems,” on April 29, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. This presentation focuses on geosynthetics used in containment systems. […]

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EPA announces coronavirus (COVID-19) resources for state, local and tribal governments

April 17th, 2020

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is updating its coronavirus website to include new resources for state, local, and tribal agencies and intergovernmental associations. These resources will help EPA and its partners continue to provide the environmental protection the nation depends on without interruption during the coronavirus public health emergency. “EPA is doing all we […]

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