Dorken Systems introduces drainboard solutions with anticlogging geotextile

February 16, 2024  |  News

Dörken Systems Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-performance air and moisture barriers and building envelope products, introduces DELTA®-TERRAXX and DELTA®-TERRAXX PLUS, new drainboard systems for horizontal, vertical, and blindside drainage requirements. “Conventional drainboards have been …
AASHTO appoints new leaders to several committees

February 15, 2024  |  News

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) recently appointed several new leaders to various committees within its organization. Cameron Kergaye, director of research and innovation at the Utah Department of Transportation, has been named to a two-year term as vi…
AGRU launches new outreach campaign to support local communities

February 14, 2024  |  News

AGRU America, Inc. has officially launched its latest outreach campaign, “Global Company, Local Impact.” AGRU exhibited at the 2024 Pathways 2 Possibilities South Carolina (P2PSC) event in Myrtle Beach to kick off the new outreach campaign in early January.   “Our new campaign empowe…
AASHTO seeks nominations for two key award programs

February 13, 2024  |  News

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) is seeking nominations for the 2024 America’s Transportation Awards competition and its President’s Transportation Awards. AASHTO said the online nomination portal for the 2024 America’s Transportation Awards is…
Core & Main acquiring geotextile distributor Dana Kepner

February 12, 2024  |  News

Core & Main Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Dana Kepner Company LLC, and associated entities. Dana Kepner is a distributor of water, wastewater, storm drainage, and geotextile products, along with specialty tools and accessories. The acquisition is subject to regulatory a…
HUESKER Group announces new subsidiary in South Africa

February 9, 2024  |  News

The HUESKER Group is strengthening its commitment in South Africa in order to not only target new customers in the future, but also to expand existing business relationships. By registering a subsidiary and moving into warehouse and office premises, the world’s leading manufacturer of geosynth…
Kramer, Linneman to chair two AASHTO committees

February 8, 2024  |  News

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) recently appointed new leaders to two of its committees within its organization. AASHTO named Vicki Kramer – director of the Nebraska Department of Transportation – to a two-year term as chair of its Committee on Tra…
Backfilling geomembranes

February 7, 2024  |  News

By Rohit Sati | Layfield Geosynthetics Backfilling geomembranes helps protect your liners from environmental and mechanical damage. It can also improve the impermeability of the liner system. Almost all liner materials can benefit from using a backfill cover. Properly designed backfill systems can e…
Gatz to chair AASHTO funding and finance committee

February 6, 2024  |  News

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has tapped Tim Gatz – secretary of the Oklahoma Department of Transportation – to serve a two-year term as chair of the AASHTO Committee on Funding and Finance, which provides insight into federal and state transpor…
Geomembranes revolutionizing U.S. water industry: Tackling 2023 survey concerns

February 5, 2024  |  News

By Felon Wilson By coincidence, two independent surveys were recently released which identified key issues in the U.S. water industry. The reports are listed in Table 1. While both reports address respondents’ perceptions of current and anticipated market conditions, there are differences in metho…