In memoriam: Kevin Yonce

May 1, 2023  |  IFAI news, Industry News

Former Industrial Fabrics Association International (now ATA) Chairman Kevin Yonce passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home on April 29, 2023. Yonce was born January 24, 1970, in Urbana, Ill. He was a lifelong resident of Champaign-Urbana and a 1988 graduate of Urbana High School. Yonce is …
Beaulieu Technical Textiles goes green with woven sustainable geotextiles

June 28, 2022  |  Industry News, News

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

June 24, 2022  |  Industry News, News

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

June 22, 2022  |  Industry News, News

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…
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

April 28, 2022  |  Industry News, News

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

April 27, 2022  |  Industry News, News

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.