Brown and Manning call for Biden to prioritize American manufacturers and bolster domestic PPE

January 29th, 2021

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and U.S. Representative Kathy Manning (D-NC) wrote to President Biden calling on the Administration to prioritize purchasing fully made in America Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), according to Textile World in a January 24 article.  The lawmakers outline four steps the Administration can take now to ensure our frontline workers have products needed […]

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Industry and union coalition outlines PPE recommendations to Biden and Congress

January 29th, 2021

 A broad coalition of industry organizations and labor unions, representing a broad spectrum of manufacturers and workers who stepped up to make essential PPE and other products throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, sent a letter today to President Biden and congressional leaders outlining recommendations on specific policy initiatives that must be adopted to re-establish a permanent […]

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IFAI Expo 2021 opens call for presentations

January 29th, 2021

IFAI Expo 2021, the premier industrial, specialty and advanced textiles event in the U.S., is looking for presentation topic ideas and interested speakers to present at the show on Nov. 2–4, and the Advanced Textiles Conference on Nov. 1, 2021, in Nashville, Tenn. This is a great opportunity for anyone in the industry to share educational content […]

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ASCE Structural Engineering Institute announces joint virtual CASE, NCSEA and SEI town hall event

January 29th, 2021

Structural engineering leaders will discuss new joint vision where structural engineers are widely recognized as making key contributions to the advancement of society on a national and global scale.    The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) announces the Joint Virtual Coalition of American Structural Engineers (CASE), National Council of Structural Engineers […]

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USACE releases work plan for fiscal 2021

January 28th, 2021

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 2021) Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program on January 19, 2021. On December 27, 2020, President Donald Trump signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, Public Law 116-260, of which Division D is the Energy and Water […]

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Geosynthetics Virtual Conference 2021 releases full schedule

January 27th, 2021

The full schedule is now available for Geosynthetics Virtual Conference 2021; view it now on the event website, www.GeosyntheticsConference.com. Now is the time to register for the show and plan out your experience. You can purchase a Full Registration and experience all of the features of the show or you can choose a Trade Show […]

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ASCE names Lehman, Moore official nominees for 2022 president-elect

January 26th, 2021

The official nominees for American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2022 president-elect, as selected by the society’s Board of Direction Nominating Committee, are Maria Lehman, P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE, and Peter M. Moore, P.E., ENV SP, LEED AP, F.ASCE. The ASCE election opens May 1 with online ballots accepted through June 1. The election winner […]

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Titan USA welcomes Jefferson to team

January 25th, 2021

Titan Environmental USA (Titan USA) is pleased to announce that Bryant Jefferson has joined the team in the role of technical manager and international sales. With more than 30 years’ experience in the geosynthetics industry, he brings in-depth technical knowledge of geomembrane materials in various applications in addition to a solid background in geomembrane fabrication. […]

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FGI to host webinar on geomembrane attachment and penetration design and installation

January 21st, 2021

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) will sponsor a webinar, “Geomembrane Attachment and Penetration Design and Installation,” on February 4, at 11 a.m. CST. The webinar is free to industry professional and students, and 1 PDH is available. The webinar will provide an overview of industry norms for sealing and attaching of geomembrane liners to pipe […]

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GSI to host webinar on MSE inspection

January 18th, 2021

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) Wall, Berm and Slope Construction Inspection,” on February 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST. 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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