IGS offers webinar on geomembrane behavior in mining

May 7, 2021  |  Events

Learn about the effects of acidic and alkali conditions on geomembrane performance in mining solutions at an upcoming IGS webinar on May 26 at 9 p.m. EDT. The IGS Technical Committee on Barriers (TC-B) is set to host Dr. Fady B. Abdelaal, who will talk about “Long-Term Performance of Different Pol…
Fibertex Nonwovens announces further investments in high-tech plant expansions in Europe

May 5, 2021  |  News

Fibertex Nonwovens, headquartered in Aalborg, Denmark, is embarking on a second stage of expansions with an investment of $48,401,148 (DKK 300 million) in the company’s plants in the Czech Republic and Turkey. The investment was prompted by increased global demand for the company’s high-tech and…
AquaFuse and Owens Corning to produce lake liners

May 4, 2021  |  News

AquaFuse by CMF Global Inc., a world leader in revolutionizing high-density polyethylene (HDPE) irrigation systems that improve golf course performance and water efficiency, announces that the company has entered into an agreement with Owens Corning, a global building and industrial materials leader…
GSI to host webinar on testing of geosynthetics

May 3, 2021  |  Events

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Testing of Geosynthetics,” on May 12, 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 registrations. There are more …
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport: Effective stormwater management

April 28, 2021  |  Drainage Materials

Changing climate conditions demanded a comprehensive project that protects Amsterdam’s airport from stormwater. The effects of climate change are noticeable on a global level. More extreme weather conditions require adaptations that issue a special challenge to high-risk construction and critical …
Geosynthetics for hazard management in the rockfall-prone Himalayas

April 28, 2021  |  News

Geosynthetics play an essential role in mitigating hazards in the rockfall-prone Himalayas. Ocean Geosynthetics is a leading manufacturer of environmentally safe and robust rockfall barriers that protect human life and infrastructure from the unpredictable snow, rocks and boulder debris al…
Glen Raven emphasizes people and the planet in its first corporate sustainability report

April 26, 2021  |  News

Glen Raven Inc., a leading provider of innovative textiles including Sunbrella® brand fabrics and the parent company of Trivantage, has released its first ever corporate sustainability report, Continuing a Pattern of Good. The report establishes a baseline of metrics across two foundational pillars…
Burke joins board as chair at Universal Engineering Sciences

April 23, 2021  |  News

Former AECOM chair and CEO strengthens leadership team, promoting growth and seizing opportunities with U.S. infrastructure investment. Private equity platform sponsor Palm Beach Capital and industry veteran and executive board member, Gary H. Elzweig, P.E., F.ASCE, announced former AECOM chair and …
Fibertex Nonwovens investing nearly $50 million in North American market

April 22, 2021  |  News

Aiming to capitalize on the booming demand for advanced nonwovens seen in recent years, Danish industrial group Fibertex Nonwovens is investing $48,513,480 (DKK 300 million) to expand its output capacity and meet the growing need for local production of nonwovens in North America. At the same time, …
AGRU America receives FM Approval for its AGRULINE HDPE pipe fittings

April 13, 2021  |  News

FM Approved pipes and fittings are rigorously tested to meet certain standards of quality, technical integrity and performance in support of commercial and industrial facilities. AGRULINE HDPE fittings with FM Approval help certify that these products will perform under the toughest conditions. AGRU…