FGI webinar – Mobilized Interface Strengths on Geosynthetic Lined Slopes – October 18

October 13, 2022  |  News

A webinar on Mobilized Interface Strengths on Geosynthetic Lined Slopes will take place on October 18 at noon CDT; noon October 19 AEST pre-recorded (Australia); October 19 noon CAT pre-recorded (South Africa); and 5 p.m. JST pre-recorded (Japan). The presenter is Timothy D. Stark, Ph.D., P.E. It is…
Webinar – Improve Energy Infrastructure Resilience with Geocells, Porous Pavers and Construction Mats – Oct. 18

October 12, 2022  |  News

A webinar on Improving Energy Infrastructure Resilience with Geocells, Porous Pavers and Construction Mats will take place on October 18, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. CDT. You can earn 1.0 PDH credit and register here. The webinar is presented by Cory Schneider, environmental scientist and business …
5-Part Series (Part 5): Chemical resistance

October 11, 2022  |  News

Editor’s note: Last November 2021, E Squared Technical Textiles discussed the five geosynthetics performance tests to ensure suitability for your application: Chemical Resistance, UV Resistance, Cold Resistance, Abrasion Resistance, and Flame Retardancy. In this fifth part of a new five-part serie…
AASHTO updates subsurface investigations guide

October 10, 2022  |  News

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently published Manual on Subsurface Investigations, 2nd Edition, which supersedes the first edition issued in 1988. This manual describes the elements, considerations, investigation tools and techniques, and reporti…
30th Buchanan Lecture set for Oct. 14

October 7, 2022  |  News

The 30th Buchanan Lecture is set for October 14, 2022 at 2 p.m CT. at the College Station Hilton and Conference Center in College Station, Texas. This year’s lecturer Mark Buchanan, president of the Structural Integrity Group and grandson of Spencer Buchanan after whom the lecture is named. His t…
Toowoomba landfill undergoing $5.3 million vertical expansion with piggy-back geomembrane liner

October 6, 2022  |  News

The Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is undertaking a $5.3 million project to extend the life of the Toowoomba Waste Management Centre landfill in Toowoomba, Queensland. Specialist Brisbane firm DECC Environmental has started work on the project with support from Toowoomba civil engineering firm Har…
IECA webinar – Innovation in Erosion and Sediment Control: Hemp Fiber and Sheep Wool – October 11 and 12

October 5, 2022  |  News

The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) is hosting a webinar on Innovation in Erosion and Sediment Control: Hemp Fiber and Sheep Wool on October 11, 2022 at 3 p.m. MT/5 p.m. ET; and Oct. 12 at 8 a.m. Sydney Time. You can register here. This webinar will look at research into waste wool …
Terrafix Geosynthetics Inc. acquires Geosynthetic Systems

October 4, 2022  |  News

Terrafix Geosynthetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leggett and Platt, has acquired Ottawa-based Geosynthetics Systems. Geosynthetic Systems specializes in the distribution of products used for erosion and sediment control, drainage and stormwater management, construction, gabion systems, engineere…
TSMO award winners announced

October 4, 2022  |  News

The National Operations Center for Excellence (NOCoE) has named the winners of its 2022 Transportation Systems Management and Operations or TSMO Awards. This annual contest celebrates TSMO strategies and tools that leverage existing infrastructure to increase safety and reliability. Each year, …
Webinar – The Impact of Geosynthetics on Site Design – October 12

October 3, 2022  |  News

A webinar by Peter Hanrahan on The Impact of Geosynthetics on Site Design will take place on October 12, 2022 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. ET. 1 PDH credit is available and you can register here. Up until midway through the 20th century, roadway designers, site managers and installers had few options ava…