East Coast Erosion Control receives award

November 1st, 2019

The South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (SCMEP) has awarded East Coast Erosion Control with the Transformation and Operational Excellence Award. The SCMEP, an affiliate of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), operates under the U.S. Department of Commerce to promote innovation and industrial competitiveness in today’s increasingly demanding global economy. The Transformation and […]

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

October 22nd, 2018

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 prestigious award recognizes global, large and complex projects that deliver […]

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HUESKER’s Olsta to be honored by ASTM

April 5th, 2018

Based in Chicago, HUESKER Inc.’s business area manager for Tektoseal Jim Olsta will be honored with the American Society of Testing and Material (ASTM) International’s Richard S. Ladd Standards Development Award on June 25, 2018, at the main meeting of the ASTM Committee D18 on Soil and Rock in San Diego, California. “When Jim Olsta […]

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Bonaparte named OPAL award winner

January 4th, 2016

In a press release issued last week, the American Society of Civil Engineers named Rudolph (Rudy) Bonaparte as one of its 2016 Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) leadership award winners. Bonaparte, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, F.ASCE, NAE, is the president and CEO of Atlanta-based Geosyntec Consultants. He will receive the award March 17, 2016, during ASCE’s […]

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Maccaferri wins first Geosynthetics Middle East award

November 19th, 2015

During the recent Geosynthetics Middle East conference and trade show in Abu Dhabi, Maccaferri was named the winner of that event’s “Best Geosynthetics Project.” The title of winning project is “The 32m-high ParaMesh retaining wall at the Al Jais Mountain Road Project in Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates (UAE).” A Maccaferri press release described the […]

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State/county bridge building with geosynthetics wins award

November 10th, 2015

Among recent recipients of the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) awards is the Arizona Department of Transportation in conjunction with Mohave County. These state and local state agencies partnered to design and build a geosynthetic-reinforced soil–integrated bridge system (GRS–IBS)* project on Oatman Highway in northwestern Arizona. The bridge now spans the Sacramento […]

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