HUESKER Inc. celebrates 30 years

April 8, 2021  |  News

April 4, 2021, marked an exciting milestone for HUESKER Inc. as the company celebrated its 30th anniversary. HUESKER Inc. is one of the leading manufacturers of geosynthetics in North America. Over the past 30 years, HUESKER Inc. has provided quality geotextiles along with innovative engineering sol…
WSP acquires Golder and announces an executive leadership appointment in Canada

April 8, 2021  |  News

WSP Global Inc. has completed its previously announced acquisition of Enterra Holdings Ltd., the holding company of Golder Associates. Golder is a global consulting firm with approximately 7,000 employees and 60 years of experience in providing earth sciences and environmental consulting services. T…
Solmax to acquire TenCate Geosynthetics

April 8, 2021  |  News

Solmax announced it has reached an agreement with Koninklijke TenCate (the Netherlands) on the acquisition of TenCate Geosynthetics, a global provider of geosynthetics and industrial fabrics. Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec (CDPQ) and Fonds de Solidarité FTQ, Solmax’s long-term fin…
Fabtech Australia replaces huge anaerobic lagoon geosynthetic cover

April 7, 2021  |  News

Goulburn Valley Water in Australia has undertaken upgrade work to the 266-million-gallon (50-megaliter) High Rate Anaerobic Lagoon (HRAL) located at their Daldy Road, Shepparton, Victoria, waste management facility. The lagoon has an area of 538,196 square feet (50,000 m2). The upgrade work includes…
ASCE president issues statement on American Jobs Plan proposal

April 1, 2021  |  News

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) applauds President Joseph R. Biden’s American Jobs Plan, a truly historic proposal for modernizing and improving the nation’s infrastructure, said Jean-Louis Briaud, Ph.D., P.E., president, ASCE. The society urges Congress and the Biden Administrati…
IGS says geosynthetics make significant contributions toward UN Sustainable Development Goals

March 29, 2021  |  News

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) of the United Nations (UN) are a call to action for countries to unite to improve lives and protect the environment, the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) said. Its remit is bold—from tackling climate change to supporting gender equality, from res…
Layfield Group to distribute Tensar products in Canada

March 26, 2021  |  News

Layfield Group announced an agreement with Tensar International Corp. for Canadian distribution of Tensar geosynthetics products. Tensar is the industry leader in soil stabilization and reinforcement. Over the past three decades, the company has developed products and technologies that have been at …
Elsayed joins Geocomp staff

March 24, 2021  |  News

Geocomp announced Assem Elsayed will join the company as vice president and practice area leader for geostructural engineering. Elsayed comes with a wealth of experience within the geotechnical and geostructural engineering field, having spent the last 25 years managing large engineering teams with …
Concrete Canvas is first GCCM to comply with new ASTM standard

March 23, 2021  |  News

Concrete Canvas Ltd. announced that its CC5, CC8 and CC13 GCCMs are the first products to demonstrate compliance with the GCCM classification for Type I, Type II and Type III, respectively. In March 2021 ASTM International published ASTM D8364/D8364M-21: Standard Specification for Geosynthetic Cemen…
Inland Tarp & Liner merges companies, creates ESOP

March 17, 2021  |  News

Inland Tarp & Liner LLC announced that its three sister companies, Inland Tarp & Cover Inc, ITC Services Inc. and Inland Tarp & Liner LLC, have been put into a holding company and sold 90% to an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) as an additional retirement plan for employees, and 10% …