Geosyntec expands in Australia with Red Earth Engineering acquisition

December 22, 2022  |  News

Geosyntec has announced that Red Earth Engineering Pty. Ltd. (REE), a consultancy with offices in Brisbane, Gold Coast; and Perth, Australia; has entered into an agreement to join its family of companies. With a staff of 61, REE is an engineering and consulting firm focused on mine tailings and wate…
2022 STIC Excellence Award winners announced

December 21, 2022  |  News

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and Federal Highway Administration sponsor the annual State Transportation Innovation Council (STIC) Excellence Awards to promote innovation nationwide. This year, three STICs—New Jersey, Ohio, and Idaho—received the award fo…
USDOT preps $1.5B In RAISE grants for fiscal year 2023

December 20, 2022  |  News

The U.S. Department of Transportation issued a notice of funding opportunity on December 15 offering $1.5 billion via the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity or RAISE discretionary grant program for fiscal year 2023. The deadline for grant applications is Febr…
Geosynthetics in agriculture

December 19, 2022  |  News

The list of concerns hitting the agricultural industry and the ranchers and farmers who operate in that arena is extensive and seemingly getting longer by the minute. Acts and regulations governing the use of pesticides, fungicides, and insecticides and their containment and disposal; water restrict…
DFI Educational Trust awards civil engineering scholarships

December 16, 2022  |  News

Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) Educational Trust, the charitable arm of DFI, recently awarded scholarships from the Stanley Merjan City College of New York (CCNY) Civil Engineering Scholarship Fund and the George J. Tamaro Manhattan College Civil Engineering Scholarship Fund. The students were rec…
FHWA announces Every Day Counts Innovation on Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs)

December 15, 2022  |  News

FHWA has announced seven innovations that will be included in Every Day Counts – Round 7 (EDC-7), including Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for Sustainable Project Delivery.  Over the next two years, the Sustainable Pavements Program will host educational opportunities and …
ATA announces scholarship endowment for textiles students

December 14, 2022  |  News

Advanced Textiles Association and North Carolina State University are excited to announce the creation of the Advanced Textiles Association Extraordinary Opportunity Scholarship Endowment, which will support textiles student development at NC State’s Wilson College of Textiles and promotion of…
Polyester TPU  Vs. Polyether TPU: Selecting the right one

December 13, 2022  |  News

Thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs) are very versatile materials and are widely used in manufacturing storage tanks, inflatables, life jackets, medical devices and many more applications. Polyester and polyether are the two major varieties of polyurethane available along with a smaller class known a…
TOPS Webinar – Open-Graded Friction Course and Ultra-Thin Bonded Wearing Course – December 13

December 12, 2022  |  News

The Targeted Overlay Pavement Solutions (TOPS) Every Day Counts team is hosting a webinar on December 13th at 11:30 ET and you can register here. Participants will learn about the benefits, specifications, and construction considerations when using an open-graded friction course (OGFC) and ultra-thi…
Cook Islands weighs up geotextile bags and containers options to prevent coastal erosion

December 12, 2022  |  News

Avana Harbour on the eastern side of Rarotonga has been in the spotlight recently as residents are witnessing a pilot program in action. It is the first of its kind in the Cook Islands, and the program has been extended as a small stretch of coastline in the harbour continues to suffer from the effe…