Geocell technology proves effective in solving soil stabilization challenges for solar farms on underutilized lands

April 12, 2024  |  News

With the increasing demand for clean energy, there is a growing interest in repurposing underutilized lands for solar farm developments, particularly abandoned mines, capped landfills, brownfields, and other unused areas. These locations offer a unique opportunity to transform unused spaces into sou…
Register now for 2024 GMA Spring Lobby Days – June 5–6 in Washington, D.C.

April 11, 2024  |  News

Now is the time to register for the GMA Spring Lobby Days taking place on June 5–6, 2024, in Washington, D.C. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) members will have the opportunity to meet with their congressional representatives, hear from invited guests and learn how the election will impact…
Justin P. Powell confirmed as South Carolina’s secretary of transportation

April 11, 2024  |  News

Justin P. Powell will serve as the next secretary of transportation for the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT). Powell was first appointed by the South Carolina Department of Transportation Commission to serve as secretary on Jan. 18, 2024. His appointment was reviewed by the Senate…
AGRU America expands operations in Williamsburg County

April 10, 2024  |  News

AGRU America, Inc.  is expanding operations in Williamsburg County, S.C. The company’s $7.8 million investment will create approximately six new jobs. “AGRU America has been in South Carolina since 1996,” says Robert L. Johnson, president/CEO at AGRU America. “Since then, we’ve expand…
The use of bituminous geomembranes (BGM) in reservoir applications

April 10, 2024  |  Features

The relentless growth of the global population over successive decades has placed a significant strain on the demand for food and potable water resources, necessitating a more efficient approach to water storage reservoirs. As the prevalence of drought intensifies, it becomes imperative to address t…
Virtually participate in the Sustainable Pavements Program Technical Working Group meeting

April 9, 2024  |  News

It is not too late to join the discussion of the next Sustainable Pavements Technical Working Group (SPTWG) meeting being held on April 24-25, 2024. Register to participate virtually. The SPTWG is a forum for information sharing within the pavement sustainability community, which provides technical …
14 distributors recognized at Profile Products’ annual awards banquet

April 8, 2024  |  News

Several distributors were celebrated at Profile Products’ annual awards banquet, which was held in February during the International Erosion Control Association Conference. This exclusive event serves as a celebration of achievement and innovation within the industry, recognizing the exceptional c…
America’s Transportation Awards extends entry period

April 5, 2024  |  News

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has extended the nomination deadline for the 2024 America’s Transportation Awards contest to April 19. Click here to submit a nomination for this year’s competition. This program, now in its 17th year, seeks to h…
Electric Liner Leak location for industrial ponds

April 4, 2024  |  News

By Shawn Calendine Currently, one of the most widely used methods for finding breaches in impermeable geomembranes is the Electric Leak Location method (ELL), which is also known as Geoelectrical Integrity Surveys, or Geomembrane Integrity Surveys. With the development and eventually large-scale u…
AASHTO names CKM vice chair

April 3, 2024  |  News

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has named Lorri Economy – chief learning officer for the Utah Department of Transportation – to a two-year term as vice chair of the organization’s Committee on Knowledge Management (CKM). Economy has been a long…