Solmax biogas cover eliminates 23,000 tonnes of annual CO2 emissions

June 27, 2024  |  News

JBS Australia has completed the construction of a bioenergy system at its Scone beef processing plant in New South Wales, Australia, eliminating the equivalent of 23,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions per year. The bioenergy system was activated in May, capturing wastewater emissions to utilize …
Webinar – Using Composite Particle Technology: Practical Applications and Relevant Project Examples – July 17

June 27, 2024  |  News

The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) presents the webinar – Using Composite Particle Technology: Practical Applications and Relevant Project Examples – July 17, 2024 at 11 a.m. MT. The presenter is Allen Bullock of Aquablok and you can register here. Numerous challenges are assoc…
Etihad Stadium project underway

June 26, 2024  |  News

Cara Construction, a customer of Precon Products, recently embarked on a substantial and exciting project at the Etihad Stadium, home to Manchester City Football Club in Manchester, UK. The project was focused on extending the stadium to allow for extra capacity.  Precon’s northern area sales…
FHWA announces $108 million in transportation investments

June 25, 2024  |  News

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has announced over $108 million in grant awards for 85 projects that will improve transportation and reduce roadway fatalities and serious injuries on federal and tribal lands. The grants, from FHWA’s Nati…
What’s next for roadway stabilization and reinforcement technology

June 24, 2024  |  News

For years, multiple products were required to provide the combined functions of reinforcement, separation, filtration, drainage, and confinement in roadway applications. Typically, this was achieved by using a geogrid and a nonwoven geotextile as a composite or deployed together. In the early 2000s,…
U.S. Department of Transportation names newest FAA Management Advisory Council members

June 21, 2024  |  News

The U.S. Department of Transportation has appointed six new members and reappointed four members to the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Management Advisory Council (MAC). The 13-member MAC advises the FAA’s senior management on policy, spending, long-range planning and regulatory…
Industrial Fabrics constructing $8 million erosion control production facility

June 20, 2024  |  News

Industrial Fabrics, Inc., a leading Louisiana-based geotechnical products manufacturer and distributor, is investing $8 million to establish a new production facility in Pointe Coupee Parish, La. The company’s second Louisiana facility will utilize locally sourced raw materials to create products …
How geomembranes are used in disinfection processes and how to select the right one-Part 2

June 19, 2024  |  News

By Felon Wilson How are geomembranes used in disinfection processes? Broadly stated, a geomembrane is considered in use during the disinfection process and whenever the geomembrane is in contact with residuals of the disinfection process. Here are the principal geomembrane applications in potable wa…
Inland Tarp & Liner names general manager

June 18, 2024  |  News

After 11 years with Inland Tarp & Liner, most recently serving as the sales and procurement manager, Matthew Purcell has been promoted to general manager. Since joining Inland Tarp & Liner in May 2013, Purcell has played a pivotal role in the growth of key departments, including human resour…
Webinar – Migrating from the Simplified Method to the AASHTO Stiffness Method for Internal Stability Design of MSE Walls – July 18

June 18, 2024  |  News

Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) presents the webinar – Migrating from the Simplified Method to the AASHTO Stiffness Method for Internal Stability Design of MSE Walls – on July 18, 2024 at noon CDT. Pre-recordings are also available: July 19, 2024 at Noon AEST (Pre-recorded – Aus…