GSI to host webinar on back drainage design of MSE walls

February 5, 2019

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar “MSE Wall: Back Drainage Design,” on Feb. 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. Within GSI’s database of 320 failed mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) walls reinforced …

Registration open for the DFI 44th annual conference

January 21, 2019

Registration is open for the DFI 44th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations, Oct. 15–18, 2019, at the Hilton Chicago. The theme of the conference is > Future > Forward. The 2019 conference serves as a call to action to develop forward-thinking plans in deep foundation and geotechnical engineering and construction through technical presentations and panel …

IFAI rolls out new member benefits

January 17, 2019

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has created new IFAI member benefits over the past year. The following is a listing of IFAI’s new member offerings for geosynthetics-related organizations, companies and individuals.   Textile Industry Retirement Plan An exclusive benefit available to U.S. IFAI members. By participating in the Textile Industry Retirement Plan, members can …

Reserve your exhibit space now for Geosynthetics Conference 2019

January 8, 2019

Make sure you are exhibiting at the 17th annual Geosynthetics Conference 2019 in Houston, Texas, February 10–13. This is the largest geosynthetics trade event in North America with more than 1,300 attendees in the geotechnical practitioners, designers, regulators, contractors and installers fields. This is a great way to showcase your business to key buyers and …

GMA releases schedule for Geosynthetics Conference 2019 meetings, requests RSVPs

January 7, 2019

The Geosynthetic Materials Association announces open meetings at the Geosynthetics Conference 2019, which runs February 10–13 in Houston, Texas. All meetings are open to the public, and GMA requests all those who intend to attend RSVP. GMA meetings include those of the Erosion Control Focus Group, Geotextile Focus Group, Environmental Focus Group, Distributor Focus Group …

Intertape Polymer Group acquires Maiweave

January 3, 2019

Intertape Polymer Group Inc. (IPG) announced it has acquired substantially all the operating assets of Maiweave LLC for total cash consideration of approximately $21 million, subject to certain post-closing adjustments. Maiweave is a private company based in Springfield, Ohio, and an integrated U.S. manufacturer of engineered coated polyolefin fabrics that employs approximately 75 team members …

Geosynthetics Conference 2019 Technical Paper Session Details released

January 2, 2019

The Geosynthetics Conference 2019 Technical Paper Session Details are now available online. The Technical Program was developed, presented and vetted by experts in the geotechnical industry. At the conference, practitioners, professors and students come together to provide high-quality education covering the full spectrum of geosynthetic uses. The conference, which runs Feb. 10–13, 2019, in Houston, …

Geosynthetics Conference 2019 Technical Session Schedule released

December 12, 2018

The Geosynthetics Conference 2019 Technical Session Schedule is now available online. The Technical Program was developed, presented and vetted by experts in the geotechnical industry. Practitioners, professors and students come together to provide high-quality education covering the full spectrum of geosynthetic uses. The conference, which runs Feb. 10–13, 2019, in Houston, Texas, will include a …

DFI to host 2019 Annual Conference on Deep Foundations in Chicago, Abstracts being accepted until December 14

December 6, 2018

The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) is hosting its 44th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations, Oct. 15-18, 2019, in Chicago. The theme of the conference is > Future > Forward. The 2019 conference serves a call to action to develop forward-thinking plans in deep foundation and geotechnical engineering and construction through technical presentations and panel discussions. …

Titan ranks high in geogrid manufacturer study

December 4, 2018

Industry Research News recently ranked Titan among the top three of 31 international companies recognized as key players in the 2018 global geogrids market, the company announced. The report offers a competitive analysis and ranking of the key players involved in the manufacturing and distribution of geogrids in North America, Europe, Asia (Japan, China, India), Southeast …