Letter to the Editor – A few more words about smart welders

November 7, 2022  |  News

Editor’s note: The October/November 2022 issue of Geosynthetics featured the article Evaluating New Technologies To Limit Geomembrane Destructive Testing written by Evan Andrews, P.E., PMP and Kenneth R. Daly, P.E. Dear Mr. Kerfoot, I read with great interest the article entitled “Evaluating New…
New York to receive $200 million in IIJA funding

November 4, 2022  |  News

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced New York has received nearly $207 million in clean water funding awarded through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA, or also known as Bipartisan Infrastructure Law) for water infrastructure improvements. This is the first install…
AASHTO elects 2022-2023 president, vice president

November 3, 2022  |  News

The board of directors of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has elected Roger Millar, secretary of the Washington State Department of Transportation, as its 2022-2023 president during its 2022 Annual Meeting in Orlando. The board also elected Paul Ajegba, directo…
2022 IAA geosynthetics project winners announced

November 2, 2022  |  News

The 2022 International Achievement Awards (IAA) winners were announced recently at the IFAI Expo in Charlotte, N.C. The winners were selected based on complexity, design, workmanship, uniqueness and function. “Award of Excellence” and “Outstanding Achievement Award” recipients were showcased…
Evaluating the benefits of geogrid in foundation applications with onsite testing

November 1, 2022  |  News

A key challenge in getting geosynthetics more widely accepted in the industry is to use them not only on keynote projects, but smaller, everyday projects. To do this, we must help design engineers quantify the benefits of the geosynthetic and this is especially applicable in the stabilization applic…
TOPS webinar – Concrete Over Concrete Unbonded Overlays – November 8

October 31, 2022  |  News

You’re invited to join the FHWA Targeted Overlay Pavement Solutions (TOPS) Every Day Counts team for a webinar on November 8, 2022 from 3 p.m. to 4:40 p.m. ET highlighting concrete over concrete unbonded (COC-U) overlays. You can register here. Hear success stories from North Carolina DOT and thei…
Vinyl Sustainability Council welcomes Cooley Group

October 28, 2022  |  News

The Vinyl Sustainability Council (VSC), a self-funded business council advancing sustainability in the vinyl industry, welcomes Cooley Group as the newest member of the council. VSC membership is reserved for organizations taking a leadership role to advance sustainability throughout the vinyl indus…
GSI Webinar – Quality Control/Quality Assurance of Waste Containment Systems – November 9

October 27, 2022  |  GSI News, News

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Quality Control/Quality Assurance (QA/QC) of Waste Containment Systems” on November 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rate…
Industrial concrete protective liner applications

October 26, 2022  |  News

Concrete and reinforced concrete pipes and containments are widely used for industrial applications such as wastewater plants, nuclear power, and geothermal power (1). However, these structures are vulnerable to chemical and biological interactions (2). Concrete protective liners are effective when …
Webinar – Port and intermodal yard stabilization with GEOWEB 3D soil confinement system – Nov. 1

October 25, 2022  |  News

Presto Geosystems will present a free online webinar November 1, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. CDT. The webinar is presented by Bryan Wedin, P.E., chief designer engineer, a 1.0 PDH credit is available and you can register here. This webinar will illustrate how the GEOWEB® Soil Stabilization System …