GSI to host webinar on lifetime predictions of geosynthetics

September 17, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Lifetime Predictions of Covered and Exposed Geosynthetics,” on October 14, 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. A most frequently asked question regarding all types of geosynthetics …

Registration open for Virtual Waste Containment System Design Seminar 2020

September 15, 2020

Registration is now open for the Virtual Waste Containment System Design Seminar 2020, Oct. 20–22. Experience all the benefits of the in-person event virtually from the comfort of your own location. To register, visit https://www.ifai.com/event/waste-containment-system-design-seminar-a-virtual-event/. This three-day webinar is an opportunity to hear from leading experts in six two-hour presentations; to provide attendees with a deeper …

Presto Geosystems presents solutions for managing stormwater and wastewater webcast

September 9, 2020

Presto Geosystems will present a webcast “Innovative Solutions for Managing Stormwater and Wastewater” on Sept. 16, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. CDT. The webcast is free, and participants can earn 1 PDH. Are you looking for a better way to control stormwater and wastewater? As current systems get overtaxed due to rising populations and …

APPI explains energy contracts

September 3, 2020

By Kathryn Allen, APPI Energy (Editor’s note: APPI energy services are included in the membership benefit package offered by Industrial Fabrics Association International. The following information was compiled by APPI to help explain their services.) APPI Energy provides our clients a comprehensive way to reduce energy expenses and create budget certainty. Unbiased and independent, we …

GSI to host webinar on landfill covers

September 2, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Landfill covers: Past-present-emerging,” on October 7, 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. Participants will be able to assess past landfill cover practices and gain comparisons to …

TRB to host webinar on updating designs for MSE walls in AASHTO

September 1, 2020

The TRB Standing Committees on Transportation Earthworks and Geosynthetics will jointly organize a TRB webinar on “Updating Designs for Mechanically-Stabilized Earth Walls in AASHTO.”  Bridge-design specifications were updated this year, with the largest change to designs for MSE walls in more than 20 years. TRB will host a webinar on Oct. 8, 2020, from 2:00–3:30 …

Registration opens soon for Virtual Waste Containment System Design Seminar 2020

August 31, 2020

This three-day webinar (Oct. 20–22) is an opportunity to hear from leading experts in six two-hour presentations; to provide attendees with a deeper working knowledge of surface and subsurface flows of stormwater impinging on landfill closures. This discussion will go beyond slope stabilization using the infinite slope formula. Various design approaches and details will be …

WASTECON goes virtual

August 27, 2020

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, SWANA has cancelled the WASTECON that was scheduled to take place on Dec. 7–10, 2020, in Dallas, Texas. SWANA’s executive leadership summit for the solid waste and recycling industries will be transformed into a virtual conference in late January 2021 that will bring together public- and private-sector waste industry …

Robert Motis joins EC Applications

August 26, 2020

EC Applications (ECA), an Anaheim, Calif., based geosynthetics installer, has announced that Robert (Bob) Motis has accepted the newly created position of vice president–construction. Motis will provide key leadership to the EC Applications Construction Group with a focus on leadership development/professional growth, construction operations oversight and consistent delivery of operational excellence. Motis joins ECA with …

Registration for IFAI Virtual Expo is open

August 25, 2020

IFAI Expo is going completely virtual and will be hosted online Nov. 2–12, 2020. By registering for IFAI Virtual Expo, attendees can attend education sessions, virtual networking events, keynote speakers and browse through a virtual show floor filled with exhibitors displaying their latest products and services. What can you expect from an IFAI Virtual Expo? Find …