DFI Educational Trust awards record amount of scholarships

September 13, 2022  |  News

The DFI Educational Trust recently awarded $195,750 in scholarships, which is the largest amount ever provided during the spring round of applications. More scholarships will be awarded in the fall, thanks to the generosity of many donors and fundraising event participants and sponsors. “Since 200…
Tiltex completes water infiltration barrier and erosion control protection to reinforced earth wall

September 12, 2022  |  News

Tiltex Australia has completed a major water infiltration barrier and erosion control installation to the Run of Mine (ROM) Wall Crusher A project at the Iron Bridge mine in Pilbara, Western Australia. The team installed a Tiltex 12B Anti-Cracking 80 MPa Compressive Strength Geosynthetic Ce…
5-Part Series (Part 4): Cold Resistance

September 9, 2022  |  News

Editor’s note: Last November 2021, E Squared Technical Textiles discussed the five geosynthetics performance tests to ensure suitability for your application: Chemical Resistance, UV Resistance, Cold Resistance, Abrasion Resistance, and Flame Retardancy. In this fourth part of a five-part series, …
Presto Geosystems Webinar – Permanent Stabilization for Roads, Highways and Bridges – September 13

September 8, 2022  |  News, Webinars

Geosystems University will present the one-hour webinar on Permanent Stabilization for Roads, Highways and Bridges on September 13 at 11 a.m. CDT and you can register here. The presenter is Sam Justice, PE, Civil Design Engineer, and you can earn 1.0 PDH credit. The webinar will discuss challenges…
World Of Coal Ash announces 2024 conference

September 7, 2022  |  News

The World of Coal Ash (WOCA) – the largest ash-related event in the world – has selected Grand Rapids, Mich. as the site for its 2024 conference, May 13 to 16. The Amway Grand Plaza in downtown Grand Rapids will serve as host hotel, with exhibit hall and sessions taking place just a few …
GBA Council of Fellows appoints member

September 6, 2022  |  News

GAI Consultants’ chairman and CEO Gary M. DeJidas, PE, MBA, has been named to the Geoprofessional Business Association’s (GBA) Council of Fellows. DeJidas began his engineering career in 1972 at the Pittsburgh office of GAI Consultants. In 1982, the firm selected him to open its first office out…
Naue offers new erosion control software

September 2, 2022  |  News, Products

To meet the growing demand for climate changes, which require adapted and robust construction methods,  Naue offers a new design software so erosion control systems with temporary or permanent Secumat® solutions on slopes, trenches, and brooks can be easily planned and immediate results achiev…
AASHTO issues materials standards maintenance guides

September 1, 2022  |  News

How does geofoam support green roofs?

August 31, 2022  |  News

One of the primary ways that some of commercial architecture’s leading minds are contributing to their cities’ ecological health is through the design and implementation of green roofs. With their benefits to building aesthetics and their positive impact on the environment, it’s no…
Sensor introduces DDS MIT for waterless geomembrane arc testing

August 30, 2022  |  News, Products

Sensor DDS® MIT technology is developed specifically for the testing and quality control of exposed geomembranes including synthetic waterproofing membranes, liners and asphalt systems. It is applied to the exposed face of the liner directly after installation, and the system electronically verifie…