Record-setting attendance for Geo-Frontiers 2011

March 23, 2011  |  News

By Ron Bygness A busy exhibit hall, well-attended education sessions, superb lectures, and scores of students—all were but a part of the successful Geo-Frontiers 2011 March 13-16 in Dallas. More than 1,900 participants attended the event, a conference designed to feature advances in geotechnic…
IFAI Report: North American Geosynthetics Market Snapshot

March 21, 2011  |  News

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has released its “Market Watch: Geosynthetics Market Snapshot” for 2011. The report’s chief focus is on the U.S. geosynthetics marketplace, particularly as it relates to market size and growth, predominate materials/polymers; …
Photo highlights from Geo-Frontiers 2011 in Dallas, Texas, USA

March 21, 2011  |  News

Photos from Geo-Frontiers 2011 are now available on the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) Facebook page. Explore the gallery to get a glimpse of the education sessions, bustling show floor and more.
Geosynthetica.net sold to Minerva

March 11, 2011  |  News

Ian Peggs, principal at the Florida-based geosynthetics design and consulting engineering firm, I-Corp International, announced in a March 10 news release the sale of the company’s geosynthetica.net division to Minerva Technology Resources & Information of Austin, Texas. The release descri…
Heightened interest for nonwovens event, Index 11

March 4, 2011  |  News

Index 11 is breaking further records, confirming in a press release this week that more than 500 companies from around the world are exhibiting at the Geneva Palexpo, Switzerland, event April 12-15. EDANA, the international association representing the nonwovens and related industries, and the spons…
Thrace expands QA Dept.

March 1, 2011  |  News

Geosynthetics supplier expands in response to continued growth. Thrace-LINQ, a supplier of woven and nonwoven geosynthetic technical fabrics, announced in a Feb. 23 press release the expansion of its Quality Assurance Department to include a new Process Improvement group. Leading the Process Improve…
Inland Tarp & Liner moves to new facility

February 23, 2011  |  News

Inland Tarp & Liner LLC (ITL) announced in a Feb. 15 press release that it is expanding production and distribution to a new 192,000-square-foot facility in Fostoria, Ohio. The move will enable Inland to better serve more of its Eastern U.S. customers, including one-day transit time, the release…
Free brownfields publications from ASFE

February 11, 2011  |  News

Geoprofessional business association ASFE has added four brownfield-redevelopment publications to its online store, according to a Feb. 10 press release from the organization. Available free of charge, the four publications are: The Brownfields Tax Incentive, which includes a brownfields tax-incenti…
Strata offers free software

February 9, 2011  |  News

Strata Systems is offering a free software tool that assists in the design of reinforced steep slopes and walls, said a Feb. 7 press release from the company. The StrataSlope software includes material estimating, limit equilibrium analysis, direct sliding stability calculations, and internal stabil…
GSI’s fellowships for students: request-for-proposals

February 8, 2011  |  News

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) has announced a worldwide call for requests-for-proposals (RFPs) focusing on innovative geosynthetics research and development projects. There will be multiple awards, each for $10,000 for the first year, and they are renewable for a second and third year up to a tot…