Virtual Event – Developing Sustainable Infrastructure – May 31

May 25, 2023  |  News

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) will host a public event on how governments and infrastructure policy decision makers can use policy tools to prioritize, plan, and deliver more sustainable infrastructure. The free, virtual event will take …
40th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference slated for Istanbul, Turkey

May 24, 2023  |  News

The 40th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference (PCC) will be held on October 4-6, 2023, at the TÜYAP Exhibition and convention center, Istanbul, Turkey. The submission deadline for abstracts is May 31, 2023. The PCC is the “premier” annual event focusing on all aspects of coal, energy…
HUESKER introduces high-quality geogrids manufactured from 100% recycled PET

May 24, 2023  |  News

With ecoLine, HUESKER is the first geosynthetic manufacturer in the world to offer high-quality reinforcement solutions made from recycled raw material, making a fundamental contribution to resource-conserving and sustainable construction with geosynthetics. The recycled material is obtained fr…
AASHTO launches redesigned website platform

May 23, 2023  |  News

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has debuted a redesigned platform for its transportation.org website ahead of the organization’s 2023 Spring Meeting in Seattle – a website that is streamlined, more user friendly, and offers many new design featur…
DFI’s S3: Slopes, Support and Stabilization coming to Cambridge

May 22, 2023  |  News

Registration is open for Deep Foundation Institute’s (DFI) S3: Slopes, Support and Stabilization, August 8-10, 2023 at the Royal Sonesta in Cambridge, Mass. The two-and-a-half-day conference focuses on the practical application of deep foundations and ground improvement techniques for stabiliz…
Commercial Metals Company acquires geogrid manufacturing plant

May 19, 2023  |  News

Commercial Metals Company has acquired a geosynthetics manufacturing facility from BOSTD – America. The facility, located in Blackwell, Okla., currently produces several product lines for Tensar Geogrid under a contract manufacturing arrangement. This acquisition will not immediately increase T…
How the New Jersey DOT uses foamed glass aggregate

May 18, 2023  |  News

The New Jersey Department of Transportation recently released a video detailing how its use of “foamed glass aggregate” provides a multitude of green benefits to the state – especially as the material is made from recycled glass bottles. Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti, commissioner of the New Jerse…
Geogrid Installation Best Practices webinar – May 31

May 17, 2023  |  News

Tensar is presenting a webinar – Geogrid Installation Best Practices – on May 31 at 1 p.m. EDT. The webinar is presented by Bryan Gee, P.E., a 1 PDH credit is available and you can register here. All who register will receive a link to the recording if you can’t make the date. A critical &…