Geo-Institute web conference – December 5-9

December 2, 2022  |  News

The Geo-Institute Technical Committees are hosting the 7th Annual Live Streaming Web Conference on December 5-9, 2022. Each day a diverse set of case histories will be presented by top geotechnical professionals. Each session will run for 2 hours and will include opportunities to interact with pres…
Propex GeoSolutions receives IAA geosynthetics project award

December 1, 2022  |  News

Propex GeoSolutions recently received the Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2022 International Achievement Awards (IAA) at the IFAI Expo in Charlotte, N.C. Propex GeoSolutions won for Muscle Shoals Solar Field – Fabric Names Armormax and Pyramat; Fabric Producer – Propex G…
Alabama DOT improves dewatering performance of silt fence

November 30, 2022  |  News

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…
TenCate receives IAA geosynthetics project award

November 29, 2022  |  News

Minerals Technologies names CFO

November 28, 2022  |  News

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

November 24, 2022  |  News

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 r…
Hanes Geo Components acquiring Nilex

November 23, 2022  |  News

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-con…
MS4 awards announced

November 22, 2022  |  News

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 …