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…
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions wins award for geosynthetic coal ash project in South Carolina

October 22, 2018  |  Containment, Environmental, Geosynthetic Clay Liners, News

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) received the Project Management Institute (PMI) Award for Project Excellence at the PMI Professional Awards Gala held in Los Angeles, Calif. in October for work completed at the Savannah River Site (SRS) D-Area Ash Basin Project in South Carolina. The prestigi…
FGI is making free six-part short course available to public

October 16, 2018  |  Geomembranes, News

The Fabricated Geomembrane (FGI) is releasing the presentations from the Aug. 3 “Geosynthetics in Civil Engineering Applications” short course as a six-part webinar series. Three webinars have been released, and three more will be released in the next few weeks. The webinars and release dates a…
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…
Owens Corning to present webinar on geosynthetic leachate reduction

October 9, 2018  |  Geomembranes, Geosynthetic Clay Liners, News

Owens Corning will host a free webinar “Geosynthetic Solutions for Waste Facility Leachate Reduction” on Oct. 11 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. CDT. The webinar will be taught by Andy Durham, senior geosynthetics engineer with Owens Corning. Managing landfills and waste disposal sites is challenging, esp…
HUESKER to host webinar on GEC systems

October 8, 2018  |  Drainage Materials, Geotextiles, News

HUESKER will host a free webinar on geotextile encased columns (GEC) on Oct. 8 at 11 a.m. EDT. Oliver Detert, Head of the Engineering Department at HUESKER, will lead the webinar. The geotextile sleeve allows the accommodation of high vertical loads by compensating for the lack of lateral support to…
Two Fleischmann amendments related to geosynthetics included in final FAA reauthorization

October 5, 2018  |  Geogrids, News, Transportation

Two amendments introduced by Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn., both related to geosynthetics, were included in the final Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2019 that was approved by both the House and Senate and sent to the White House. The House passed the legislation in M…
BOSTD America geogrid plant up and running in Oklahoma

September 28, 2018  |  Geogrids, News

BOSTD America’s new geogrid manufacturing plant is operational at the company’s American headquarters in Blackwell, Okla. The BOSTD Group, based in Europe, includes BOSTD International, BOSTD Geosynthetics and BOSTD America. It is a manufacturer of high-quality geogrids produced on a continuous-…
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…