Alabama DOT improves dewatering performance of silt fence

November 30th, 2022

Using the Auburn University Erosion and Sediment Control Testing Facility (AU-ESCTF) and working on behalf of the Alabama DOT (ALDOT), J.B. Whitman, M.A Perez, W.C. Zech, and W.N. Donald improved the dewatering characteristics of silt fence. They performed structural analysis, design, and assessment of silt fence performance under current practices with a recommended alternative design […]

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TenCate receives IAA geosynthetics project award

November 29th, 2022

TenCate recently received the Outstanding Achievement Award in the area of Mines/Landfills/Wastewater at the 2022 International Achievement Awards (IAA) at the IFAI Expo in Charlotte, N.C. TenCate won for Lake McConaughy Geotextile Tube Shoreline Erosion Protection; Fabric name – TC1200MB Tri Composite Geotextile; Fabric producer – TenCate Geosynthetics. TenCate received the Outstanding Achievement Award for Lake McConaughy Geotextile Tube Shoreline Erosion Protection; […]

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Minerals Technologies names CFO

November 28th, 2022

Minerals Technologies Inc. has promoted Erik Aldag to senior vice president, finance and treasury, and chief financial officer, succeeding Matthew Garth, who is leaving MTI to pursue another opportunity. Aldag joined MTI in 2017 as director, financial planning and analysis and assumed the additional responsibility for investor relations in 2020. In his new role, he will serve as an officer of the company […]

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GSI Webinar – Geosynthetics Used In Paved And Unpaved Roads – December 7

November 24th, 2022

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Geosynthetics Used In Paved And Unpaved Roads” on December 7 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. Beginning in the 1930s, geotextiles and then geogrids have been used in unpaved and paved roads […]

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Hanes Geo Components acquiring Nilex

November 23rd, 2022

Hanes Geo Components, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Leggett & Platt, has reached an agreement to acquire the majority of the business and assets of Edmonton, Canada-based Nilex Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary Nilex USA Inc. with a view to continue to operate Nilex’s business on a going-concern basis. Under the proposed agreement, Nilex’s Canadian operations […]

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MS4 awards announced

November 22nd, 2022

During a ceremony at WEFTEC 2022, the Water Environment Federation Stormwater Institute bestowed its eighth-annual batch of National Municipal Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Awards to 13 high-performing U.S. communities. Also known as the MS4 Awards, the program was developed in 2015 by WEF and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to celebrate regulated Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems […]

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Solmax receives IAA geosynthetics project award

November 21st, 2022

Solmax recently received the Award of Excellence in the area of Mines/Landfills/Wastewater at the 2022 International Achievement Awards (IAA) at the IFAI Expo in Charlotte, N.C. Solmax won for Biogas Cover Waste2Energy; Fabric Name – HDPE Smooth Black; Fabric Producer – Solmax International Inc. Cenergi develops, designs, finances, builds, owns and operates biogas projects that generate renewable energy […]

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Innovation Exchange Webinar Today – Unstable Slope Management Plan and FHWA’s Geosynthetics Mobile Application – Nov. 17 2:00 EST

November 17th, 2022

The FHWA Innovation Exchange is hosting a webinar today at 2:00 p.m. EST to introduce their new Geosynthetics Mobile Application.  This app arose from work that the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) created for the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in 2012 that was targeted at being a "pocket guide." The pocket guide was never published - […]

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AGRU America wins IAPD Bronze Marketing Excellence Award

November 16th, 2022

The International Association of Plastics Distribution (IAPD) has awarded AGRU America a Marketing Excellence Award in acknowledgment of innovative and exemplary marketing initiatives from mid-2021 through spring of 2022. Pictured, left to right, is IAPD Vice President Peter DelGado of Curbell Plastics; Michael Krauss, vice president of Concrete Protective Linings and Semi-Finished Products, AGRU America; […]

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E Squared expanding production, warehousing and distribution

November 15th, 2022

E Squared, a leader in the development and manufacture of high-performance coated fabrics, film sheeting and technical textiles, announces a major expansion of its production, warehousing and distribution capabilities. Ronald Mark Associates, Inc., along with Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin have announced a $13.5 million investment in a manufacturing facility located in Bluefield, Va. The Ronald […]

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