USACE Fiscal 2022 Civil Works budget press conference June 28

May 26th, 2021

The United States Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE’s) press conference to release details of President Joseph R. Biden’s Fiscal 2022 Budget for the Army’s Civil Works program is scheduled for Friday, May 28, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT. The press conference will be broadcast virtually from the USACE headquarters in Washington, D.C. There […]

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Western Green acquires East Coast Erosion Control

May 25th, 2021

Indiana-based Western Green has acquired East Coast Erosion Control, with offices in Pennsylvania and South Carolina. This latest acquisition builds on Western Green’s growing manufacturing footprint, with expanded product and manufacturing offerings along the eastern U.S. regions. This acquisition will result in the largest U.S.-based erosion control blanket manufacturing group. As a primary benefit of […]

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NAUE and Prosé join forces

May 24th, 2021

Geosynthetics manufacturer NAUE and the Dutch supplier of geosynthetics Prosé Geotechniek announced the joint venture NAUE Prosé. NAUE Prosé will offer the complete range of NAUE products as well as installation services. The joint venture will also offer design services through the NAUE group’s engineering office. “We are very excited to announce the start of […]

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Innovative solutions for designing and constructing transmission line roads and substations

May 20th, 2021

By Ashley Beyer When natural disasters, power surges, accidents, or general equipment failures threaten the reliability of the power grid, maintenance crews must be able to quickly and safely access transmission lines and substations to make repairs. Designing resilient energy infrastructure that ensures power companies have a reliable, regular supply of energy and contingency measures in […]

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GMA announces GeoNashville

May 18th, 2021

The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) announced a new geosynthetics industry event entitled GeoNashville 2021: Geotechnical Innovations, Renewed Connections, which will take place Nov. 4–5, 2021, at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn. This event is geared toward all geosynthetics professionals to reconnect, share ideas, and see the latest products […]

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Presto paver system stabilizes a steep gravel driveway

May 14th, 2021

Living in a hillside home offers breathtaking views and plenty of privacy, but it can also present numerous challenges when it comes to landscaping and accessing the property. For homeowners in Fort Davis, Texas, a winding path provided access to their house, but the steep slope of the driveway was a concern. A solution was […]

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“Product Selector” for road reconstruction with TenCate Polyfelt

May 13th, 2021

The digital specification assistant for asphalt pavement interlayers from TenCate Geosynthetics enables product selection for asphalt pavement interlayers. Based on four simple criteria, the best technical solution can be proposed for maintenance work. The selection of the optimal product is an essential key for the success of effective conservation measures using asphalt pavement interlayers. With its digital specification assistant, TenCate Geosynthetics has made this selection possible via a professional tool available on the TenCate website www.tencategeo.eu. The online tool asks the user four simple questions and draws on the answers to define the optimum product system for sustainable […]

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Enter now: IFAI’s International Achievement Awards

May 13th, 2021

After a year away, the International Achievement Awards (IAA) return for the 75th anniversary of recognizing the best projects across the specialty fabrics industry. The awards are an opportunity for you to showcase your technical skills and talents to the entire industry. The International Achievement Awards is an annual competition that recognizes and promotes awareness […]

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Call for candidates: IFAI board positions

May 11th, 2021

The Leadership Development Committee of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is looking for individuals with strong leadership skills to fill the following positions: 1st Vice Chair: 2-year term (the individual elected to this position will be the “Chair-elect” and shall automatically become Chair of the Board at the completion of the incoming Chair’s term).2nd […]

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Registration is open for IFAI Expo 2021

May 10th, 2021

Registration is open for IFAI Expo 2021. IFAI Expo celebrates the 100th anniversary of the show this November, and you won't want to miss it! After a long hiatus of in-person events, this year’s show is the perfect place to reconnect with your industry. Register now to get the Early Bird rate! Early Bird rates end […]

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