Modular tanks vs. concrete tanks: Which should you choose?

October 16, 2023  |  News

When it comes to choosing a drainage system for your construction project, you have two main options: concrete tanks and modular tanks. While both have their own unique benefits, understanding the differences between these two options can help you make an informed decision for your project. Concrete…
DFI announces appointments

October 13, 2023  |  News

Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) announces Mary Ellen Large has  been named co-chair of DFI’s Structural Slurry Wall and Seepage Control Committee. She succeeds Amr Ragy of Bauer Foundation Corp. and joins co-chair Meeok Kim, Ph.D., P.E., of Thornton Tomasetti. Large brings over 30 years of found…
GCL used to cap former arsenic processing plant

October 12, 2023  |  News

The New South Wales, Australian government has completed a $3.4 million project to remediate contamination at the former Jennings Processing Plant near Tenterfield, cleaning up a legacy polluted site almost 100 years since it closed. The Crown Lands project took place almost five months and followed…
Improve geogrid performance with Mayzo’s Beta Nucleation Technology

October 11, 2023  |  News

Mayzo, a leading innovator in specialty additive chemical manufacturing, introduces its state-of-the-art Beta Nucleation Masterbatch Systems, which provide improved performance of geogrids. This development marks a significant advancement in geogrid technology, offering a range of benefits for indus…
More than $9 billion in improvements planned for Oklahoma highways

October 10, 2023  |  News

More than $9 billion in upgrades are planned in the latest updates of both the Oklahoma Department of Transportation’s Eight-Year Construction Work Plan and Four-Year Asset Preservation Program. Approved by the Oklahoma Transportation Commission, the Federal Fiscal Year 2024-2031 Eight-Year Constr…
FGI Webinar – Sustainable Design of Walls and Slopes – Oct. 17

October 10, 2023  |  News

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) webinar – Sustainable Design of Walls and Slopes – will be held on October 17, 2023 at noon CDT. The presenter is Liz Smith, P.E., G.E., D.GE.; it is free to industry professionals and students; a 1.0 PDH is available; and you can register here. Pre…
Leveraging soil nail technology for MSE retaining wall

October 10, 2023  |  Features

The Domain at Phipps Plaza is a luxury condominium development in the well-traveled and populated urban area of Buckhead in Atlanta, Ga. This 319-unit mid-rise residential complex is within a mixed-use area that incorporates hotels, office space, high-end shopping, theaters and restaurants.
ATA announces VISTA online sourcing directory

October 9, 2023  |  News

Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) announces an exciting new platform specifically designed to provide information on sourcing products in the textile industry year-round. VISTA by ATA is a groundbreaking online sourcing directory platform that promises to revolutionize how professionals in the tex…
New developments in geomembranes for pit heat storage

October 9, 2023  |  News

Large solar thermal systems need large heat storage capabilities. Especially if the solar heat is to contribute significantly more than 25 % to a district heating network. Pit thermal energy storage (PTES) is a cost-effective way to build large heat storage facilities with 100,000 m3 and more. A ke…
FHWA awards cooperative agreement for pavement sustainability and resilience

October 6, 2023  |  News

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has entered into a cooperative agreement entitled, “Advancing Sustainability and Resilience in Pavements” with the University of California, Davis. The purpose of the agreement is to further the Sustainable Pavements Program by exploring topics related t…