Webinar – Extend the Life of Paved/Unpaved Roadways with Geocells – December 13

December 12, 2022  |  News

A Presto Geosystems webinar on Extending the Life of Paved/Unpaved Roadways with Geocells will take place on Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 11 a.m. CST. The webinar is presented by Sam Justice, PE., Civil Design Engineer, a 1.0 PDH credit is available, and you can register here. The webinar will disc…
ICE appoints director general and secretary

December 9, 2022  |  News

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) announces that Dr. Janet Young will assume the role of director general and secretary in 2023. She brings huge experience and insight from a career with an extensive background in infrastructure delivery.  Young joins the ICE from the cabinet office wher…
AASHTO re:source podcast examines IIJA impact

December 8, 2022  |  News

Joung Lee, deputy director-chief policy officer of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, recently sat down with the AASHTO re:source podcast to discuss implementation progress on the year-old $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). Enacted Nove…
Solmax launches new environmental sustainability policy

December 7, 2022  |  News

Solmax has launched a new Environmental Sustainability Policy in an effort to achieve its goal of being the most socially and environmentally sustainable geosynthetics manufacturer. The policy sets out clear principles and guidelines to improve Solmax’s sustainability performance while allowing t…
Central Coast Council opens $9 million landfill cell at Buttonderry Waste Management Facility

December 6, 2022  |  News

Central Coast Council has completed one of its most significant projects recently undertaken – a new $9 million landfill cell at Buttonderry Waste Management Facility in Wyong, NSW, Australia. With its existing landfill cell, which was constructed in 2013, reaching its end of life, the council has…
DFI announces keynote speakers for 6th International Conference on Grouting and Deep Mixing

December 5, 2022  |  News

DFI and the International Conference Organization for Grouting (ICOG), with support from Geo-Institute’s Grouting Committee, are presenting the 6th International Conference on Grouting and Deep Mixing, January 15-18, 2023, in New Orleans. This legacy event celebrates 40 years of grouting techn…
Geo-Institute web conference – December 5-9

December 2, 2022  |  News

The Geo-Institute Technical Committees are hosting the 7th Annual Live Streaming Web Conference on December 5-9, 2022. Each day a diverse set of case histories will be presented by top geotechnical professionals. Each session will run for 2 hours and will include opportunities to interact with pres…
Propex GeoSolutions receives IAA geosynthetics project award

December 1, 2022  |  News

Propex GeoSolutions recently received the Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2022 International Achievement Awards (IAA) at the IFAI Expo in Charlotte, N.C. Propex GeoSolutions won for Muscle Shoals Solar Field – Fabric Names Armormax and Pyramat; Fabric Producer – Propex G…
Alabama DOT improves dewatering performance of silt fence

November 30, 2022  |  News

Using the Auburn University Erosion and Sediment Control Testing Facility (AU-ESCTF) and working on behalf of the Alabama DOT (ALDOT), J.B. Whitman, M.A Perez, W.C. Zech, and W.N. Donald improved the dewatering characteristics of silt fence. They performed structural analysis, design, and assessment…
TenCate receives IAA geosynthetics project award

November 29, 2022  |  News