Sercel acquires Geocomp

May 27, 2022  |  News

Geocomp announced it is being acquired by Sercel’s Sensing & Monitoring Division. Sercel is a division of CGG of Paris, France. CGG is a global technology firm that supports clients in efficiently and responsibly solving complex digital, energy transition, natural resource, environmental and i…
Abstracts due June 3 for IECA Annual Conference & Expo

May 26, 2022  |  News

There’s just over a week left to submit abstracts for the International Erosion Control Association’s (IECA) Annual Conference and Expo 2023. The conference, February 5-8, 2023, in Kansas City, will be co-located with the 2023 Geosynthetics Conference. Attendees will have access to the educa…
Presto Geosystems issues warning on counterfeit clips

May 25, 2022  |  News

Presto Geosystems is reporting cases of counterfeit versions of its ATRA tendon clip appearing in the marketplace, and has issued the following statement about the products: “It has come to our attention that some customers have recently come across products intended to compete with our patent…
IGS offers response to European Commission on microplastics, geosynthetics

May 24, 2022  |  News

The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) calls on the European Commission to fully understand the enormous sustainability benefits of geosynthetics when considering how to reduce microplastics in the environment. Geosynthetics are part of the solution. The IGS submitted its response t…
Beaulieu International Group releases sustainability report

May 23, 2022  |  News

With an annual report entitled “Here.We.Go” and a sustainability report “Shaping sustainable living, together,” Beaulieu International Group says it is focusing on a sustainable future. The Group’s has released its first sustainability report, built around a self-design…
Industry leaders participate in ARTBA Foundation Leadership Development Program

May 20, 2022  |  News

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation’s Industry Leader Development Program (ILDP) hosted 32 emerging leaders in the transportation design and construction industry in an intensive May 16-17 introduction to federal legislative and regulatory advocacy issues…
Erosion-stable road embankments: Design and selection of system solutions

May 19, 2022  |  Case Studies, News

Erosion often occurs on road embankments when there is a strong and constant impact of precipitation due to local weather phenomena. Likewise, dry periods cause the soil to hold together no longer in agglomerates due to a lack of cohesion of the soil particles but to fall apart. In the next step, hi…
Committee leaders introduce bipartisan Water Resources Development Act of 2022

May 18, 2022  |  News

Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO), Chair of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA), and Subcommittee on Water Resources and En…
IFAI selects Advanced Textiles Association as new name

May 17, 2022  |  News

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) will become the Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) effective June 1. The name change was approved in April with 85.6 percent of association members casting their votes to do so. Association bylaws require the approval of two-thirds of those re…
Outlook® gives attendees exclusive insights to power informed decisions at the 2022 conference

May 17, 2022  |  News

Close to 100 attendees gathered at the Omni Homestead Resort (circa 1766) in Hot Springs, VA to engage, learn and connect with colleagues in the industry. A day and a half of informative business sessions, intermingled with several networking opportunities, were filled with knowledge and idea exchan…