Alternative stress cracking surfactants identified for HDPE geomembrane testing

February 9, 2022  |  Industry News

Australian geosynthetics testing company ExcelPlas discusses the search for alternative stress cracking surfactants to the pollutant Igepal CO-630.
Railway ballast geogrids focus of AREMA’s Tensar tour

February 4, 2022  |  Industry News

With railway ballast geogrids on their minds, AREMA Committee 1 members will tour Tensar International Corp.’s plant.
Geosynthetic grain pile cover system secures grain storage

February 2, 2022  |  Industry News

Raven Industries Inc. announced that Raven Engineered Films has introduced a powerful addition to its lineup of grain cover solutions: the DuraCinch Strapping System. As part of the company’s total system approach to grain cover solutions, the patent-pending DuraCinch Strapping System is designed …
New ASTM geosynthetics standard provides specifications for vinyl sheet piling

January 28, 2022  |  Industry News, Products

ASTM International’s Committee D35 on Geosynthetics has approved a new standard that will help engineers, designers and specifiers who work with vinyl sheet piling. Applications for such piling include the construction of seawalls, retaining walls and chemical cut-off walls.   “The new specifi…
GSI to host webinar on geosynthetics in heap leach mining

January 27, 2022  |  Events, Industry News

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Geosynthetic Applications Used in Heap Leach Mining,” on Feb. 9, 2022, 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 cour…
Oregon State University research reveals railroad ballast performance improvement using GEOWEB geocells

January 25, 2022  |  Industry News

By Katie Bocskor, Manager, Marketing, Presto Geosystems Oregon State University (OSU) recently performed state-of-the-art, three-dimensional dynamic finite element modeling to analyze the reinforcing benefit of Presto Geosystems’ GEOWEB geocells in railway ballast applications. Completed in coope…
AGC and FMI Capital Partners to present webinars on implementation of the IIJA

January 24, 2022  |  Events, Industry News

Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and FMI Capital Partners will host a two-part webinar on implementation and expanded market opportunities/outlook for the 2022 highway, federal and utility construction markets due to the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) on …
FHWA Targeted Overlay Pavements Solutions team to host webinar Jan. 24

January 21, 2022  |  Events, Industry News

The Targeted Overlay Pavement Solutions (TOPS) Every Day Counts team of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will host its first concrete overlays webinar on Monday, Jan. 24, 2022, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. EST. Participants will hear about challenges and possible solutions, how to determine value, h…
Cooley Group announces six key promotions to leadership team

January 21, 2022  |  Industry News

Cooley Group’s executive leadership team has promoted six employees to expanded leadership roles. The promotions place particular emphasis on supporting women in leadership positions. The move increases the number of women on the Cooley senior leadership team to more than 30% and the number of wom…