Former Raven division, now Viaflex, sets record year while charting course for growth

March 31st, 2023

Call 2022 the year of the carve-out. For Viaflex, formerly Raven Engineered Films, this April marks one year as a separate company from the former Raven Industries Inc., which is now part of CNH Industrial. In that time, “We’ve not just landed on our feet. We’re off and running,” president and CEO Scott Wickersham said. […]

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Registration open for DFI’s SuperPile ‘23 June 7-9 in Atlanta

March 30th, 2023

Registration is open for SuperPile ’23, a piling design and construction conference hosted by the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) in partnership with the International Association of Foundation Drilling (ADSC). The annual SuperPile conference is taking place at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis on June 7-9. This three-day event includes presentations and panel discussions on the latest […]

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ASCE names 2023 New Face of Civil Engineering

March 29th, 2023

Ashray Saxena, a doctoral student in civil engineering, has been honored as one of the 2023 New Faces of Civil Engineering Professionals by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). This award is given to highly influential engineers under 30 years old and within the first decade of their careers. Ashray Saxena As a research […]

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Solmax unveils reflective membrane to increase power yield in bifacial PV projects

March 28th, 2023

Canadian company Solmax Geosynthetics, which supplies “geosynthetic drainage geocomposites” has developed a material that reportedly increases the albedo of the surface below a PV power plant by about 70%, allowing more light to reach the rear side of bifacial modules. Canada-headquartered Solmax will seek to build its presence in the Australian utility scale solar sector […]

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Singhal Industries Private Limited rolls out versatile geomembrane for landfill sites

March 27th, 2023

Singhal Industries Private Limited has launched an innovative geomembrane that is developed especially for landfill sites. With this state-of-the-art innovation, customers can now be assured of a more reliable and effective solution for waste disposal needs. This geomembrane offers a range of benefits for garbage disposal needs. It is lightweight, durable, cost-effective, and easy to […]

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Entries sought for 2023 America’s Transportation Awards

March 24th, 2023

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is seeking nominations for the 2023 America’s Transportation Awards competition. AASHTO opened the nomination portal for the 2023 America’s Transportation Awards on March 3, with April 14 as the deadline for online application submissions. Click here to submit a nomination for this year’s contest. Sponsored by AASHTO, AAA, and the […]

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COMANCO prevents groundwater contamination by installing geosynthetic system 

March 23rd, 2023

COMANCO is installing a geosynthetic system to prevent groundwater contamination in Florida. The team has now completely installed the 50mil super gripnet, followed by synthetic turf and a ballast system of sand infill over the turf. The ClosureTurf® system used in this project is a new method of capping containment sites. Using Watershed Geo®’s ClosureTurf® instead of […]

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AASHTO reiterates concern over ‘Buy America’ rules

March 22nd, 2023

In a March 10 letter sent to the Office of Management and Budget, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials re-emphasized its concerns over implementation of new “Build America, Buy America” rules and the potential impact of those rules on critical infrastructure projects nationwide. AASHTO’s letter offers comments on OMB’s notice of proposed rulemaking or […]

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Geotextiles in agriculture and aquaculture

March 21st, 2023

Geotextiles are fabrics made with engineering plastics widely used in applications such as agriculture and aquaculture (1, 2). They can reinforce soil and protect crops from erosion, pests, and extreme weather conditions thanks to their filtering and separation capability that improves drainage and promotes plant growth (3, 4). Geotextiles can also be used in aquaculture […]

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Outlook Conference 2023 and Geosynthetics Morning

March 20th, 2023

Outlook Conference 2023 will be held April 30-May 2, 2023 at The Westin Poinsett in Greenville, S.C. The conference includes a Geosynthetics Morning and you can register here. Outlook offers attendees the opportunities to network, learn and connect with key executives in their industry. Hear real-time information, share perspectives on current trends and listen to […]

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