DFI names 2022 distinguished service award recipient 

July 18th, 2022

Jerry A. DiMaggio, P.E., D.GE, M.ASCE, senior principal engineer − associate at Applied Research Associates (ARA), is the recipient of DFI’s highest award bestowed to an individual, the Distinguished Service Award (DSA). This award recognizes individuals who have made exceptionally valuable contributions to the advancement of the deep foundations industry. The award is being presented […]

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5-Part Series (Part 3): Performance flame retardancy tests ensure suitability for applications

July 15th, 2022

Editor’s note: Last November 2021, e2 Technical Textiles discussed the five geosynthetics performance tests to ensure suitability for your application: Chemical Resistance, UV Resistance, Cold Resistance, Abrasion Resistance, and Flame Retardancy. In this third part of a new five-part series, e2 takes an expanded look at each of these specific tests, this time discussing Flame […]

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ASCE elects president

July 14th, 2022

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) members have elected Marsia Geldert-Murphey, P.E., F. ASCE, as president for the 2023–2024 term. She will be inducted as president-elect at the Annual Business Meeting this fall during the ASCE 2022 Convention.  Marsia Geldert-Murphey. Photo courtesy of ASCE Geldert-Murphey is currently chair of ASCE’s Public Policy and Practice Committee, which coordinates […]

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Remembering AGRU America’s Rick Cannon

July 13th, 2022

Rick Cannon Rick Cannon, Chief Sales Officer at AGRU America, Inc., passed away on July 5, 2022, at his home in Blanco, Texas, after a long, courageous fight with cancer. Rick’s 34-year-long career in the plastics industry began at Gundle Lining and concluded with AGRU America. He had many different roles and traveled extensively worldwide […]

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FGI Live Panel Discussion: Expected Longevity & Applications Of Exposed Vs. Unexposed Geomembranes – July 12

July 11th, 2022

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute will present a live panel discussion on Tuesday, July 12 from 1 to 2 p.m. EDT. This discussion will assemble three industry leaders to answer questions about the use of geomembranes in exposed and unexposed applications and their longevity or durability. In particular, the longevity of different geomembranes in exposed and […]

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Geosynthetics in Erosion Control webinar July 20

July 11th, 2022

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Geosynthetics in Erosion Control,” on July 20, 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. Learning objectives of the webinar Participants will become familiar with the classification methodology for this enormous group of products […]

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5-Part Series (Part 2): Performance Tests to Ensure Suitability for UV Resistance

July 8th, 2022

Editor’s note: Last November 2021, e2 Technical Textiles discussed the five geosynthetics performance tests to ensure suitability for your application: Chemical Resistance, UV Resistance, Cold Resistance, Abrasion Resistance, and Flame Retardancy. In this second part of a new five-part series, e2 takes an expanded look at each of these specific tests, this time discussing UV […]

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ISM Announces 15th International Workshop on Micropiles

July 7th, 2022

The International Society for Micropiles (ISM) is hosting its 15th International Workshop on Micropiles on May 31 – June 2, 2023, at The Sebastian in Vail, Colorado. The theme of the workshop is Taking Micropiles to New Heights. The workshop will also feature the 11th Lizzi Lecture, the 9th Lizzi Scholarship and the 4th World Cup […]

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Fabtech Australia using specialist geomembrane materials for Sydney Water installation

July 6th, 2022

Fabtech Australia, an Australian geosynthetic containment specialist, was awarded contracts to supply, design and install a new liner and cover at Sydney Water’s Potts Hill Reservoirs. Specialist geomembrane materials have been selected for the project following extensive testing to prove their capability for the project. Material production is underway and on-site work started in April […]

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Webinar: Building Infrastructure Resilience Against Extreme Weather Events – July 12

July 5th, 2022

Geosystems University will present the webinar - Building Infrastructure Resilience Against Extreme Weather Events - on July 12, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. (CDT). The presenter is Sam Justice, PE, Civil Design Engineer. Click here for Event Agenda and Registration When extreme weather events occur, communities are often left to grapple with the […]

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