Geosynthetics Conference 2023 abstracts due Friday

May 17, 2022  |  News

The Geosynthetics Conference 2023 call for abstracts deadline has been extended to May 20. of all types related to geosynthetics. Abstracts may be submitted online at All submissions must be non-commercial and 300 words or less. The 2023 Geosynt…
ERDCWERX, ERDC invite prototype concepts for ground stabilization materials

May 16, 2022  |  News

ERDCWERX, in collaboration with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), is seeking prototype concepts from non-traditional defense contractors that expedite vehicle maneuver across weak soils or degraded/under-designed infrastructure. Interested parties with or without a SAM.g…
DFI Educational Trust awards scholarships at the University of Illinois

May 13, 2022  |  News

The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) Educational Trust recently awarded two $5,000 scholarships to civil engineering students focusing on geotechnical and/or environmental engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The awards were presented by Joseph Good, P.E., LEED AP, of Langan a…
Eric Blond nominated chairman of ASTM D35.10 Subcommittee on Geomembranes

May 12, 2022  |  News

Eric Blond has been nominated chairman of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Subcommittee D35.10 on Geomembranes. The ASTM Subcommittee D35.10 develops standard test methods, specifications, guides and practices dealing with geomembranes. ASTM International is one of the world&#82…
HUESKER Australia partners with One Tree Planted

May 11, 2022  |  News

HUESKER Australia has announced a partnership with One Tree Planted that aims to plant 10,000 trees for the creation of habitat corridors for koalas, restoration of bushfire affected areas and to promote Australia’s biodiversity, in the next five years. For every roll of material purchased, HUESKE…
Solmax, NanoXplore formalize relationship 

May 10, 2022  |  News

NanoXplore Inc. and Solmax Group Inc. have entered into a blanket purchase order, the result of several years of collaborative work. The five-year collaboration between the two companies has resulted in a product they say is the first of its kind in the environmental infrastructure market. “This c…
FGI offering webinar on Geosynthetic Clay Liners in Mining Applications

May 4, 2022  |  News

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute will be hosting a webinar on the use of geosynthetic clay liners May 12. This presentation by Christopher Bareither, Ph.D. Colorado State University, will focus on the use of GCLs in mining applications. The discussion will highlight laboratory testing to assess …
Your extrusion welding rod matters

May 3, 2022  |  Industry News

Solmax discusses why choosing your extrusion welding rod matters, and the best ways to perform an extrusion weld on a geomembrane.
Watershed Geo strategic hires

May 2, 2022  |  Industry News

Watershed Geo strategic hires Randy Thompson, Daniel Ward and Trey Hardin bring years of experience to Georgia-based geosynthetics company.
Raven Engineered Films acquired by Industrial Opportunity Partners

April 29, 2022  |  News

Sioux Falls-based Raven Engineered Films announced that Industrial Opportunity Partners (“IOP”) has acquired the business from CNH Industrial N.V. IOP is an operations-focused private equity firm based in Evanston, Ill. Scott Wickersham, president and general manager of Raven Engineered Fi…