Solmax receives IAA geosynthetics project award

November 21, 2022  |  News

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

November 17, 2022  |  News

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 &#…
AGRU America wins IAPD Bronze Marketing Excellence Award

November 16, 2022  |  News

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. “Our team has stepped up efforts to collaborate with organizations such as I…
E Squared expanding production, warehousing and distribution

November 15, 2022  |  News

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 an…
Webinar – Modern Designing of Stormwater Channels Using the GEOWEB System – Nov. 15

November 14, 2022  |  News

A Presto GeoSystems webinar on Modern Designing of Stormwater Channels Using the GEOWEB System will take place on November 15, 2022 at 11 a.m. CST. The webinar is presented by Sam Justice, P.E., Civil Design Engineer, a 1.0 PDH credit is available, and you can register here. Channels subjected to hi…
USDOT announces FHWA executive director

November 11, 2022  |  News

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has selected Gloria Shepherd as the executive director of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the eleventh person to hold this position since FHWA’s founding in 1971. When she assumes her new role as executive director, she will be the first wom…
Propex receives IAA awards for geosynthetic projects

November 10, 2022  |  News

Propex recently received the Award of Excellence and Best in Category – Geosynthetic Miscellaneous at the 2022 International Achievement Awards (IAA) at the IFAI Expo in Charlotte, N.C. Propex won for Des Moines Riverbank Stabilization – Fabric names Armormax and Sc…
FGI webinar – Strengths And Uncertainties Regarding PFAS Containment By Modern Liner Systems – Nov. 10

November 9, 2022  |  News

A Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) webinar on the Strengths and Uncertainties Regarding PFAS Containment by Modern Liner Systems will take place on November 10 at noon CST, 1 p.m. EST (live); November 11, 2022 at noon AEST (Pre-recorded – Australia); November 11, 2022 at noon CAT (Pre-re…
Notice of expiration for DOT Construction Materials Waiver and New Proposed Waiver for Certain Contracts and Solicitations announced

November 8, 2022  |  News

The Department of Transportation (DOT) seeks to maximize the use of American-made products and materials in all federally funded projects as part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s implementation of the Build America, Buy America Act (the Act), which was included in the historic Bipartisan Infra…
DFI presents President’s Award

November 8, 2022  |  News

Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) President Michael Wysockey, Ph.D., P.E., recently presented three President’s Awards at the DFI 47th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations. Established in 2016, the DFI President’s Awards are given at the discretion of the DFI president to recognize the outstandi…