Presto paver system stabilizes a steep gravel driveway

May 14, 2021

Living in a hillside home offers breathtaking views and plenty of privacy, but it can also present numerous challenges when it comes to landscaping and accessing the property. For homeowners in Fort Davis, Texas, a winding path provided access to their house, but the steep slope of the driveway was a concern. A solution was …

“Product Selector” for road reconstruction with TenCate Polyfelt

May 13, 2021

The digital specification assistant for asphalt pavement interlayers from TenCate Geosynthetics enables product selection for asphalt pavement interlayers. Based on four simple criteria, the best technical solution can be proposed for maintenance work. The selection of the optimal product is an essential key for the success of effective conservation measures using asphalt pavement interlayers. With its digital specification assistant, TenCate Geosynthetics has made this selection possible via a professional tool available on the TenCate website www.tencategeo.eu. The online tool asks the user four simple questions and draws on the answers to define the optimum product system for sustainable …

ABG Geosynthetics joins the BontexGeo Group

May 10, 2021

U.K.-based ABG Ltd., a market leader in the design, development, manufacture and technical support of high-performance geosynthetic systems for use in a wide range of civil engineering, environmental and sustainable building projects, is announced it is joining the BontexGeo Group. BontexGeo is a European industry leader in the production and sale of geotextiles for civil …

Fibertex Nonwovens announces further investments in high-tech plant expansions in Europe

May 5, 2021

Fibertex Nonwovens, headquartered in Aalborg, Denmark, is embarking on a second stage of expansions with an investment of $48,401,148 (DKK 300 million) in the company’s plants in the Czech Republic and Turkey. The investment was prompted by increased global demand for the company’s high-tech and sustainable specialty products. In March 2021, Fibertex Nonwovens, a subsidiary …

AquaFuse and Owens Corning to produce lake liners

May 4, 2021

AquaFuse by CMF Global Inc., a world leader in revolutionizing high-density polyethylene (HDPE) irrigation systems that improve golf course performance and water efficiency, announces that the company has entered into an agreement with Owens Corning, a global building and industrial materials leader, to produce liners for ponds and lakes primarily on golf courses. Based in …

Geosynthetics for hazard management in the rockfall-prone Himalayas

April 28, 2021

Geosynthetics play an essential role in mitigating hazards in the rockfall-prone Himalayas. Ocean Geosynthetics is a leading manufacturer of environmentally safe and robust rockfall barriers that protect human life and infrastructure from the unpredictable snow, rocks and boulder debris along the mountain slopes. Mountainous terrains are a fragile ecosystem, extremely sensitive to any climate or environmental changes. …

Glen Raven emphasizes people and the planet in its first corporate sustainability report

April 26, 2021

Glen Raven Inc., a leading provider of innovative textiles including Sunbrella® brand fabrics and the parent company of Trivantage, has released its first ever corporate sustainability report, Continuing a Pattern of Good. The report establishes a baseline of metrics across two foundational pillars—“Supporting Our People and Communities” and “Sustaining Our Planet”—while outlining the company’s measurable …

Burke joins board as chair at Universal Engineering Sciences

April 23, 2021

Former AECOM chair and CEO strengthens leadership team, promoting growth and seizing opportunities with U.S. infrastructure investment. Private equity platform sponsor Palm Beach Capital and industry veteran and executive board member, Gary H. Elzweig, P.E., F.ASCE, announced former AECOM chair and CEO Michael Burke has joined the board of directors for Universal Engineering Sciences (UES) …

Fibertex Nonwovens investing nearly $50 million in North American market

April 22, 2021

Aiming to capitalize on the booming demand for advanced nonwovens seen in recent years, Danish industrial group Fibertex Nonwovens is investing $48,513,480 (DKK 300 million) to expand its output capacity and meet the growing need for local production of nonwovens in North America. At the same time, Fibertex Nonwovens has acquired an 84-acre (34-ha) industrial …

AGRU America receives FM Approval for its AGRULINE HDPE pipe fittings

April 13, 2021

FM Approved pipes and fittings are rigorously tested to meet certain standards of quality, technical integrity and performance in support of commercial and industrial facilities. AGRULINE HDPE fittings with FM Approval help certify that these products will perform under the toughest conditions. AGRU America, the market leader in pipe and fittings, has reached a new …