Base stabilization at Port of Invergordon, U.K.

January 18th, 2021

A new 365,973-square-foot (34,000-m2) container area was required in the Port of Invergordon, U.K. The area was constructed as an unbound pavement with a crushed gravel surface. Presto GeoSystems GEOWEB geocells presented an excellent solution to minimize the overall cross-section depth through its unique load transfer mechanism while controlling differential settlement in the heavily loaded […]

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Geosynthetics Virtual Conference 2021 announces special sessions

January 15th, 2021

A mix of lectures, paper presentations and panels  Geosynthetics Virtual Conference 2021, Feb. 22–25, 2021, features 90-minute special sessions and includes a variety of lectures, paper presentations and panel discussions. Many of these sessions are organized by supporting organizations. View the following session names, speakers and moderators and click here to read the full descriptions. Register and secure […]

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ASCE Geo-Congress 2022 issues call for abstracts and special session proposals

January 13th, 2021

The Geo-Congress Program Committee is inviting abstracts and special sessions proposals for the technical program of the ASCE Geo-Institute’s Geo-Congress 2022: State of the Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering, in Charlotte, N.C., March 20–23, 2022. Submit an abstract by Feb. 12, 2021, for any of the topics posted on the conference website: https://www.geocongress.org/program/call-submissions. In […]

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J. H. Whitney Capital Partners acquires Cooley Group

January 12th, 2021

Cooley Group has announced that J. H. Whitney Capital Partners (“Whitney”), in collaboration with Cooley’s executive leadership team, has acquired Cooley Group from its long-time owners, the Siener family.  Whitney is a leader in the private equity industry. Since its founding in 1946, it has invested in more than 400 companies and currently manages approximately […]

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Presto offers on-demand webinar dashboard

January 11th, 2021

Presto Geosystems is making it faster and easier to obtain professional development hour (PDH) certificates. With the company’s new Webinar Dashboard, you can easily view on-demand webinars and automatically download a PDH certificate upon completion. The Webinar Dashboard will keep a record of all webinars attended, along with PDH earned. For more information and to […]

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Geosynthetics Virtual Conference 2021 announces in-depth short courses

January 8th, 2021

Geosynthetics Virtual Conference 2021 offers in-depth short courses focusing on a variety of topics across the geotechnical industry. These courses are designed to grow your knowledge of the industry and learn the latest information and applications from top geosynthetics experts. Plus, choose from six half-day short courses that all take place on Monday, Feb. 22, […]

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Propex GeoSolutions website is hitting the refresh button in 2021

January 7th, 2021

Propex GeoSolutions kicked-off 2021 with the launch of its new corporate website. Visitors to PropexGlobal.com will now find a new look and upgraded customer experience.  “From the beginning, our goal for the new website was to improve customer experience, especially for those customers using mobile devices,” said Mike Gorey, CEO of Propex GeoSolutions. “Customers commonly […]

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New study showing broad economic harm due to inadequate infrastructure investments coming Jan. 12

January 7th, 2021

Report will detail higher costs to consumers, job losses and vulnerable industries The nation’s infrastructure is the backbone of the U.S. economy, and it is critical for economic growth, essential industries to function, and consumers’ wallets and wellbeing. Americans every day feel the effects of the underinvestment in infrastructure when a water main breaks, when […]

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IFAI Expo 2021 issues call for presentations

January 5th, 2021

IFAI Expo 2021 is looking for presentation topic ideas and interested speakers. IFAI Expo 2021 will be held Nov. 2–4, 2021, at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn., with education happening Nov. 1–4, 2021. See below for the types of presentations, education content categories and the timeline of the submission process. To fill out the submission […]

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