Webinar: Repair and Reduce Slope Erosion Using the GEOWEB System – July 26

July 21, 2022  |  News

Geosystems University will present the one-hour webinar Repair and Reduce Slope Erosion Using the GEOWEB System on July 26 at 11 a.m. CDT. The presenter is Sam Justice, PE, Civil Design Engineer. Click here for Event Agenda and Registration. Earthen slopes are naturally susceptible to erosion due to…
Willacoochee Industrial Fabrics (WINFAB) invests in new erosion control production facility

July 20, 2022  |  News

In response to growing market demand, Willacoochee Industrial Fabrics, Inc. (WINFAB), a U.S.-based leader in the manufacturing of geosynthetic and erosion control products, is constructing a new manufacturing facility focused on erosion control solutions. Construction is currently underway and high-…
IGS elects leaders

July 19, 2022  |  News

The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) North America has elected Sam Allen as new president of the IGS and Edoardo Zannoni as vice president, making him IGS’s first vice president from South Africa. Allen, Zannoni and eight newly elected council members will begin their terms this September…
DFI names 2022 distinguished service award recipient 

July 18, 2022  |  News

Jerry A. DiMaggio, P.E., D.GE, M.ASCE, senior principal engineer − associate at Applied Research Associates (ARA), is the recipient of DFI’s highest award bestowed to an individual, the Distinguished Service Award (DSA). This award recognizes individuals who have made exceptionally valuable cont…
5-Part Series (Part 3): Performance flame retardancy tests ensure suitability for applications

July 15, 2022  |  News

Editor’s note: Last November 2021, e2 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 third part of a new five-part series, e2 t…
ASCE elects president

July 14, 2022  |  News

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) members have elected Marsia Geldert-Murphey, P.E., F. ASCE, as president for the 2023–2024 term. She will be inducted as president-elect at the Annual Business Meeting this fall during the ASCE 2022 Convention.  Geldert-Murphey is currently chair …
Remembering AGRU America’s Rick Cannon

July 13, 2022  |  News

Rick Cannon, Chief Sales Officer at AGRU America, Inc., passed away on July 5, 2022, at his home in Blanco, Texas, after a long, courageous fight with cancer. Rick’s 34-year-long career in the plastics industry began at Gundle Lining and concluded with AGRU America. He had many different roles and…
FGI Live Panel Discussion: Expected Longevity & Applications Of Exposed Vs. Unexposed Geomembranes – July 12

July 11, 2022  |  News

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute will present a live panel discussion on Tuesday, July 12 from 1 to 2 p.m. EDT. This discussion will assemble three industry leaders to answer questions about the use of geomembranes in exposed and unexposed applications and their longevity or durability. In parti…
Geosynthetics in Erosion Control webinar July 20

July 11, 2022  |  News

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Geosynthetics in Erosion Control,” on July 20, 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 cou…
5-Part Series (Part 2): Performance Tests to Ensure Suitability for UV Resistance

July 8, 2022  |  News

Editor’s note: Last November 2021, e2 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 second part of a new five-part series, e2 …