GSI Webinar – Stability Design of Landfill Cover Soils – October 12

September 29th, 2022

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Stability Design of Landfill Cover Soils,” on October 12, 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 course registrations. Learning objectives Participants will learn the analytic methodology of calculating FS-values for veneer soil stability as exemplified […]

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Geomembrane arc testing kit

September 28th, 2022

Buckleys’ Geo Pro2 Geomembrane Arc Testing Kit is specifically designed for the post-installation testing of geomembranes before they are put into service. It is a geomembrane integrity testing kit which uses Buckleys’ tried and tested high-voltage DC technology for the postinstallation testing of geomembranes for leaks and faults prior to being placed in service, and […]

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Keynote speakers announced for DFI conference

September 27th, 2022

Three renowned experts are delivering keynote lectures at DFI’s 47th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations, being held October 4-7, 2022, in National Harbor, Md. Giovanni Bonita, Ph.D., P.E., P.ENG, P.G. Giovanni Bonita, Ph.D., P.E., P.ENG, P.G., GEI Consultants, is presenting “An Underground Movement - Evolution of Ground Improvement Systems in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area.” […]

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Layfield awarded 275 million gallon reservoir liner and floating cover replacement project

September 26th, 2022

Layfield USA Corp. was recently awarded a project for the supply and installation of a new chlorosulfonated polyethylene (CSPE) geomembrane liner and floating cover system for the El Toro Regional Reservoir for El Toro Water District. The El Toro Regional Reservoir is a 275 million gallon (1.04 billion liter) potable water storage reservoir located in […]

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EPA updates Superfund National Priorities List to clean up pollution and address public health risks

September 23rd, 2022

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is adding five sites to the Superfund National Priorities List and is proposing to add another two where releases of contamination pose significant human health and environmental risk. “All people in this country, no matter the color of their skin, their zip code or income, deserve to live in […]

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AGRU America promotes three

September 22nd, 2022

AGRU America has promoted Chris Eichelberger to vice president of geosynthetics; Michael Gnau, P.E., to vice president – eastern region sales, and Walt Steinbeck to western region manager.  Chris Eichelberger “As AGRU expands its influence and product offerings, we are thrilled to recognize the vital role these industry leaders play in our long-term success of […]

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Workshop – Enhancing the Performance of Canals, Reservoirs and Dams with Geosynthetics – October 4

September 21st, 2022

The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS), in collaboration with Irrigation Australia (IAL) and the International Commission on Irrigation & Drainage (ICID), will host a one-day workshop on Enhancing the Performance of Canals, Reservoirs and Dams with Geosynthetics. The workshop will take place at the ICID 24th Irrigation Congress and Irrigation Australia Conference and Exhibition at the […]

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IECA web event – Flocculant Usage in Construction Stormwater Treatment – September 22

September 20th, 2022

A live web event presented by Billur Kazaz, Ph.D., on the Flocculant Usage of Construction Stormwater Treatment will take place September 22, at 1 p.m. EDT. One professional development hour of continuing education credit is available and you can register here. Flocculants provide an innovative solution for managing construction stormwater runoff with their efficiency in […]

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Steel bridge industry award established

September 19th, 2022

The Steel Bridge Task Force has established the Alexander D. Wilson Memorial Award to recognize individuals who have made significant industry contributions to the steel bridge industry. Dean Krouse, a Pennsylvania-based metallurgical consultant and Bethlehem Steel Company veteran, is the first winner of this annual award. Dean Krouse (left) receives the inaugural Alexander D. Wilson Memorial Award […]

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America’s Transportation Awards finalists announced

September 16th, 2022

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently revealed the Top 12 finalists in the 2022 America’s Transportation Awards competition. State department of transportation projects in California, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington State earned the highest number of points in four regional contests held earlier […]

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