Geosynthetics Conference 2023 abstract deadline extended to May 20

April 29, 2022  |  News

The Geosynthetics Conference 2023 call for abstracts deadline has been extended to May 20. The conference will be Feb. 5-8, 2023, in Kansas City, Mo. Geosynthetics professionals can submit abstracts for technical papers of all types related to geosynthetics. Abstracts may be submitted online at http…
Ask Me Anything May 10 on trade and tariffs with Nate Bolin

April 28, 2022  |  IFAI news

The Advanced Textiles Association will be hosting an “Ask Me Anything” on trade issues with attorney Nate Bolin in May. The event will take place on Tuesday, May 10, from 2 to 3 p.m. EDT, in CONNECT by ATA’s Open Forum. This is a great opportunity to ask him your questions about trade and tari…
Commercial Metals completes acquisition of Tensar Corporation

April 28, 2022  |  Industry News, News

Commercial Metals Company announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of TAC Acquisition Corp. (“Tensar”) from Castle Harlan, a New York-based private equity firm, for a cash purchase price of $550 million, subject to customary purchase price adjustments. Tensar&nbs…
GeoAsia7 Young Engineers scholarships launched

April 27, 2022  |  Industry News, News

The IGS Foundation and the IGS Young Member Committee has launched a scholarship program for the GeoAsia7 Young Engineers Conference. The GeoAsia7 Young Engineers Conference is scheduled to take place virtually on October 31, 2022. The following scholarships are available to IGS members under t…
Layfield’s Fraser joins GSI board

April 20, 2022  |  Industry News

Layfield’s Fraser joins GSI board of advisors, bringing his 40+ years' experience in the geosynthetics industry to GSI.
Landfill closure best practices

April 19, 2022  |  Industry News

AGRU America Inc. explores landfill closure regulations/requirements, highlighting landfill closure best practices.
ACE Geosynthetics wins IAAs in the geosynthetics category

April 1, 2022  |  Industry News

The northern part of a highway interchange project in the Middle East is adjacent to a developing industrial park; a densely populated city is located to the west of the jobsite, and a planned residential area is to the east. Before construction, the roads in this area were always congested. An inte…
GMA new and renewing members

April 1, 2022  |  Industry News, News

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GeoStabilization International chooses Ivankovich as CEO

March 30, 2022  |  Industry News

GeoStabilization International chooses Ivankovich to lead the company; depth in acquisition integration/construction management is critical.
Wrekin hires geosynthetics division leader

March 29, 2022  |  Industry News

Wrekin Products Ltd. of Lichfield, England, hired civil engineer David Fisher as commercial and technical manager to head up its geosynthetics division.