Concrete Canvas introduces lower carbon, high performance product line

June 16th, 2022

High performance, lower carbon T-series product line. Photo courtesy of Concrete Canvas. Concrete Canvas Ltd. has upgraded its Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mats (GCCMs) - (CC5, CC8, CC13) to a new, lower carbon T-series product line (CCT1, CCT2, CCT3) for lower carbon, higher performance aligned with ASTM D8364. These products are the first GCCMs to meet […]

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Government of India increasing penetration of technical textiles in domestic market

June 15th, 2022

The Government of India plans to focus on research and development of technical textiles under the National Technical Textiles Mission (NTTM) to increase penetration of these items in the Indian market. Over 500 BIS standards for technical textiles have been developed and 40 more are in the pipeline. “Technical textiles is a sunrise sector, and […]

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International Pittsburgh Coal Conference extends call-for-papers

June 14th, 2022

The 39th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference (Virtual) has extended its call-for-papers – Technology Innovation and Solutions for Clean Energy. The abstracts deadline is now June 30, 2022. The PCC is the "premier" annual event devoted to all aspects of coal, energy and the environment. It aims at fulfilling the ultimate goal of efficient and […]

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Water Resources Development Act of 2022 approved by U.S. House Of Representatives

June 13th, 2022

Bipartisan legislation that will improve ports and harbors, inland waterway navigation, flood and storm protection, and other water resources infrastructure throughout the United States was approved June 8th in the U.S. House of Representatives. H.R. 7776, the Water Resources Development Act of 2022 (WRDA), authorizes water resources infrastructure projects carried out by the United States […]

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ITMC 2022: Conference And Smart Textiles Salon

June 10th, 2022

ITMC 2022 will take place at the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ) in Montreal from September 19 to 21, 2022. The purpose of the conference is to explore new ideas, effective solutions and collaborative partnerships for business growth by catalyzing the creation of a beneficial synergy between designers, manufacturers, suppliers, students and end […]

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Tensar Corporation Wins Association Of National Advertisers’ 2022 B2 Award 

June 9th, 2022

Bryan C. Gee, P.E., Tensar Director of Education and Training, receiving the ANA B2 Award Tensar Corporation, a global leader in geogrid engineered solutions for civil construction, has won an Association of National Advertisers 2022 B2 award. The company received a silver award in the "Integrated Marketing Program Small - Mid-Size Business" category for its "Time […]

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Confidence Infrastructure inaugurates geotextiles plant in N’ganj

June 8th, 2022

Confidence Infrastructure Limited (CIL), a sister concern of the Confidence Group, recently inaugurated a state-of-the-art geotextiles plant in its factory premises in Narayanganj to serve local and international markets. Photo courtesy of The Business Standard Confidence Infrastructure, one of the largest conglomerates in Bangladesh involved in the manufacture of mid-tech engineering products, has inaugurated a […]

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White Cap acquires CSI Geoturf

June 7th, 2022

Photo courtesy of CSI Geoturf White Cap Supply Holdings, LLC ("White Cap") has closed on an agreement to acquire CSI Geoturf, a Michigan-based wholesale distributor of civil site construction geosynthetic and landscape supplies. With locations in metro Detroit, Grand Rapids and Traverse City, Michigan, CSI Geoturf will join White Cap in its North Central Region to serve local customers. "With […]

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Nonresidential construction spending declined in April: AGC

June 6th, 2022

Image by LEEROY Agency from Pixabay Spending on nonresidential construction projects declined for the second month in a row in April as contractors coped with an all-time high for job openings, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of federal spending data. Workforce shortages are suppressing the amount of construction activity […]

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Geo-Institute seeking volunteers to review conference papers

June 3rd, 2022

The Geo-Institute of ASCE is calling for volunteers to review review technical papers submitted to the Geo-Congress 2023 and Geo-Risk 2023 conferences. Serving as a reviewer allows professionals to play a critical role in ensuring the papers published in the conference Proceedings adhere to the quality standards of a Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP). The goal is […]

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