Beaulieu Technical Textiles, a globally represented and established manufacturer of woven technical fabrics, introduces product specific Environmental Product Declarations (EPD), an essential tool for communicating sustainability performance to fully support green-certified construction projects by …
TechFab India’s advanced facility for interface testing of geosynthetics fully operational
TechFab India’s state-of-the-art geosynthetic-soil interaction testing facility is now fully operational at its in-house laboratory located in Rakholi, Silvassa, Union Territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli. This facility has a large pullout apparatus for conducting laboratory pull-out tests on geo…
OSHA administers $11.7 million in training grants
The U.S. Department of Labor will provide a funding opportunity for $11.7 million in Susan Harwood Training Grants to support the delivery of training and education to help workers and employers identify and prevent workplace safety and health hazards. Administered by the department’s&nb…
Textile groups urge U.S. to maintain penalty tariffs on China
The Biden administration should maintain Section 301 penalty tariffs on finished textiles and apparel from China or risk reversing once-in-a-lifetime nearshoring trends and undermining critical investments and jobs in the U.S. and Western Hemisphere, three key American textile manufacturing groups s…
Your extrusion welding rod matters
May 3, 2022 | Industry News
Solmax discusses why choosing your extrusion welding rod matters, and the best ways to perform an extrusion weld on a geomembrane.
Watershed Geo strategic hires
May 2, 2022 | Industry News
Watershed Geo strategic hires Randy Thompson, Daniel Ward and Trey Hardin bring years of experience to Georgia-based geosynthetics company.
Commercial Metals completes acquisition of Tensar Corporation
Commercial Metals Company announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of TAC Acquisition Corp. (“Tensar”) from Castle Harlan, a New York-based private equity firm, for a cash purchase price of $550 million, subject to customary purchase price adjustments. Tensar&nbs…
GeoAsia7 Young Engineers scholarships launched
The IGS Foundation and the IGS Young Member Committee has launched a scholarship program for the GeoAsia7 Young Engineers Conference. The GeoAsia7 Young Engineers Conference is scheduled to take place virtually on October 31, 2022. The following scholarships are available to IGS members under t…
Layfield’s Fraser joins GSI board
April 20, 2022 | Industry News
Layfield’s Fraser joins GSI board of advisors, bringing his 40+ years' experience in the geosynthetics industry to GSI.
Landfill closure best practices
April 19, 2022 | Industry News
AGRU America Inc. explores landfill closure regulations/requirements, highlighting landfill closure best practices.