Safeguarding for shallow slope sliding: A sustainable slope stabilization project

February 21, 2024  |  News

An entertainment park was built on the top of Ba Deo Mountain in Hạ Long, a city on Vietnam’s northern coast. The slope below was covered by a layer of complete weathered and fractured sandstone which is very unstable and easy to slide off after any heavy rainfall. The bottom of the slope is adj…
WSDOT’s Millar receives 2024 OPAL Award from ASCE

February 20, 2024  |  News

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently awarded one of its 2024 Outstanding Projects and Leadership or OPAL awards to Roger Millar, secretary of the Washington State Department of Transportation and immediate past president of the American Association of State Highway and Transpo…
FGI Webinar – The Geosynthetics Discipline and Its Interaction with Geotechnical Engineering – March 5

February 19, 2024  |  News

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) presents the webinar – The Geosynthetics Discipline and Its Interaction with Geotechnical Engineering – on March 5, 2024 at 11 a.m. CST. The presenter is J.P. Giroud, Ph.D., a 1.0 PDH is available, it is free to industry professionals and students, …
Dorken Systems introduces drainboard solutions with anticlogging geotextile

February 16, 2024  |  News

Dörken Systems Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-performance air and moisture barriers and building envelope products, introduces DELTA®-TERRAXX and DELTA®-TERRAXX PLUS, new drainboard systems for horizontal, vertical, and blindside drainage requirements. “Conventional drainboards have been …
AASHTO appoints new leaders to several committees

February 15, 2024  |  News

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) recently appointed several new leaders to various committees within its organization. Cameron Kergaye, director of research and innovation at the Utah Department of Transportation, has been named to a two-year term as vi…
AGRU launches new outreach campaign to support local communities

February 14, 2024  |  News

AGRU America, Inc. has officially launched its latest outreach campaign, “Global Company, Local Impact.” AGRU exhibited at the 2024 Pathways 2 Possibilities South Carolina (P2PSC) event in Myrtle Beach to kick off the new outreach campaign in early January.   “Our new campaign empowe…
AASHTO seeks nominations for two key award programs

February 13, 2024  |  News

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) is seeking nominations for the 2024 America’s Transportation Awards competition and its President’s Transportation Awards. AASHTO said the online nomination portal for the 2024 America’s Transportation Awards is…
Core & Main acquiring geotextile distributor Dana Kepner

February 12, 2024  |  News

Core & Main Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Dana Kepner Company LLC, and associated entities. Dana Kepner is a distributor of water, wastewater, storm drainage, and geotextile products, along with specialty tools and accessories. The acquisition is subject to regulatory a…
Trout Unlimited rehabs Wisconsin river

February 10, 2024  |  Features

There’s something about cold, bubbling trout water that can relax almost anyone (Figure 2). Thus, it is imperative to conserve and restore our precious streams and rivers for future generations to experience and enjoy. With this in mind, the Lakeshore Chapter of Wisconsin Trout Unlimited (LSTU) un…
HUESKER Group announces new subsidiary in South Africa

February 9, 2024  |  News

The HUESKER Group is strengthening its commitment in South Africa in order to not only target new customers in the future, but also to expand existing business relationships. By registering a subsidiary and moving into warehouse and office premises, the world’s leading manufacturer of geosynth…