IECA Region One welcomes new executive director

November 5, 2018  |  Erosion Control Materials, News

The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Region One board of directors and staff welcomes Samantha Roe, IOM, as the new executive director of the association. “We’re excited to announce Samantha as the new executive director to take our association in a new direction,” stated Tom S…
Registration open for 2019 IECA Annual Conference and Expo

October 30, 2018  |  Erosion Control, Erosion Control Materials, News

The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) will host their annual educational conference and expo Feb. 19–22, 2019, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. “IECA’s Annual Conference and Expo is the most beneficial event in the country for those involved in or concerned about soi…
HUESKER and MKB launch SILTRON silt fencing geotextile

October 29, 2018  |  Erosion Control Materials, News

HUESKER & MKB Company, together, have developed a new class of silt fence around a geotextile called SILTRON®. With HUESKER’s manufacturing backbone and MKB Company’s sales force, SILTRON is the new perimeter fencing geotextile designed to ensure the highest level of environmental protecti…
Geosynthetics magazine offers free sponsored webinar on natural facings for steep slopes and walls

October 24, 2018  |  Erosion Control, Erosion Control Materials, News, Reinforcement

Geosynthetics magazine will present the Tensar Corp.-sponsored webinar “Natural Facings for Better Performance and Value on Very Steep Slopes and Walls” on November 8 at 1:00 p.m. EST. This presentation will provide a case study example of how natural facings provide better performance and value…
Geosynthetics magazine offers free sponsored webinar on natural facings for steep slopes and walls

October 9, 2018  |  Erosion Control, Erosion Control Materials, News

Geosynthetics magazine will present the Tensar Corp.-sponsored webinar “Natural Facings for Better Performance and Value on Very Steep Slopes and Walls” on November 8 at 1:00 p.m. EST. This presentation will provide a case study example of how natural facings provide better performance and value…
GSI’s Koerner to host webinar on geosynthetics in erosion control, GMA members get discounted rates

September 25, 2018  |  Erosion Control Materials, GMA News, GSI News, News

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar entitled “Geosynthetics in Erosion Control,” on Oct. 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. The webinar will be hosted by Dr. Robert M. Koerner. GMA member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short cour…
Western Excelsior and Gripple form supply partnership

July 25, 2018  |  Erosion Control Materials, News

Western Excelsior Corp. and Gripple Inc. have signed an exclusive supply partnership agreement for the United States and Canada. Gripple provides products in the erosion control market, including high-performance anchoring systems. Western Excelsior and its subsidiary North American Green manufactur…
GSI’s Koerner to host webinar on slope stabilization using nailed or anchored geosynthetics

July 19, 2018  |  Erosion Control Materials, GSI News, News

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar entitled “In-Situ Stabilization of Soil Slopes Using Nailed or Anchored Geosynthetics,” on Aug. 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. The webinar will be hosted by Dr. Robert M. Koerner. GMA member companies and their employees receive discoun…
Cirtex video spotlights geotextiles in coastline protection

June 21, 2018  |  Erosion Control Materials, Geotextiles, News

Cirtex, in Kopu, Thames, New Zealand, released a video on June 19, 2018, that showcases geotextiles used for filtration and erosion protection in coastline seawalls. Narrated by Cirtex civil and geotechnical engineer Michael Sorensen, the three-minute video takes the camera down below the boulders i…
Army Corps apportions funding for short-term natural disaster recovery projects

May 24, 2018  |  Erosion Control Materials, News

On May 21, 2018, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced short-term projects that it will complete with funding provided in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law Feb. 9, 2018. The act provides USACE a total of $17.398 billion in six appropriations accounts: Investigations; Co…