TRB names executive director

October 24, 2022  |  News

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering has announced that Victoria Sheehan will join the organization as the new executive director of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) on Dec. 5, 2022. Sheehan will succeed Neil Pedersen, who has served as TRB’s executive director for nearly eight y…
IGS Webinar – An approach to high-density polyethylene (HDPE) geomembrane selection for challenging design requirements – October 25

October 21, 2022  |  News

A webinar on An Approach To High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Geomembrane Selection For Challenging Design Requirements by Dr. Fady B. Abdelaal will take place on October 25, 2022 at 9 p.m. Eastern Time (U.S. and Canada). You can register here. An approach for selecting a high-density polyethylene (H…
Charah Solutions awarded multi-year ash pond closure project

October 20, 2022  |  News

Charah Solutions, a leading provider of environmental services and byproduct recycling to the power generation industry, has been awarded an ash pond closure project from a utility partner in southern Indiana. The project is scheduled to start in mid-October 2022 and is expected to take approximatel…
2022 Tensar InterAxion Conference begins November 14

October 19, 2022  |  News

The 2022 Tensar InterAxion Conference is a global, virtual event highlighting the need for innovation in the construction industry. This year the conference will run November 14 through 16 beginning at 10 a.m. EST/3 p.m. GMT and you can register here. This conference will support the continued progr…
Contech webinar – Explore Your Options: Stormwater Treatment Solutions Used on Publicly Funded Projects – October 19

October 18, 2022  |  News

Join Contech’s stormwater experts as they help civil engineers discover alternative methods to achieve stormwater quality goals by examining five publicly funded projects from across the country, each with unique site constraints and objectives. The webinar is October 19, 2022 at 2 p.m. EST an…
GSI Fellowship Award recipients announced

October 17, 2022  |  News

The 2022-2023 Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) Fellowship proposals have been reviewed by Dr. George Koerner, Dr. Grace Hsuan and the GSI Board of Advisors (BOA). GSI is pleased to announce that 10 recipients of this year’s $5,000 awards have been chosen. As in previous years, the candidate must be ei…
2022 GMA Fall Lobby Days

October 14, 2022  |  News

This year’s Lobby Days will take place in Washington, D.C. on November 15 and 16th. With the full return to in-person meetings, Whitmer & Worrall (W&W) will be setting up two types of meetings: 1) Congressional Office Visits and 2) Reception/Lunch Invitations. Please register your intent t…
FGI webinar – Mobilized Interface Strengths on Geosynthetic Lined Slopes – October 18

October 13, 2022  |  News

A webinar on Mobilized Interface Strengths on Geosynthetic Lined Slopes will take place on October 18 at noon CDT; noon October 19 AEST pre-recorded (Australia); October 19 noon CAT pre-recorded (South Africa); and 5 p.m. JST pre-recorded (Japan). The presenter is Timothy D. Stark, Ph.D., P.E. It is…
Webinar – Improve Energy Infrastructure Resilience with Geocells, Porous Pavers and Construction Mats – Oct. 18

October 12, 2022  |  News

A webinar on Improving Energy Infrastructure Resilience with Geocells, Porous Pavers and Construction Mats will take place on October 18, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. CDT. You can earn 1.0 PDH credit and register here. The webinar is presented by Cory Schneider, environmental scientist and business …
5-Part Series (Part 5): Chemical resistance

October 11, 2022  |  News

Editor’s note: Last November 2021, E Squared Technical Textiles discussed the five geosynthetics performance tests to ensure suitability for your application: Chemical Resistance, UV Resistance, Cold Resistance, Abrasion Resistance, and Flame Retardancy. In this fifth part of a new five-part serie…