TRB accepting papers for 2018 Annual Meeting

July 21st

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) is accepting papers for consideration for the program for the 2018 TRB Annual Meeting, January 7–11, 2018, in Washington, D.C. and for publication in the Transportation...

Bio-based materials of the year

July 21st

The Nova-Institute, Hürth, Germany, has presented the innovation award, Bio-based Material of the Year 2017, to three innovative materials in specific applications. The competition focused on new developments in the...

Early-bird registration opens for textile coating and laminating conference

July 20th

The organizers of TCL2017, the International Conference on Textile Coating and Laminating, have announced that discounted early-bird rates are now available for delegates to the event, which will take place...

HUESKER offers webinar on geosynthetic embankments on soft soil

July 20th

HUESKER is presenting a free webinar on using geosynthetics for embankments on soft soil on August 10, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. EDT. Hosted by HUESKER Engineering Department head Lilma Schimmel,...

Geomembrane used at South Africa’s first black-woman-owned manganese mine

July 19th

A geomembrane provided by Zambia’s Kaytech Engineered Fabrics and installed by South Africa’s Aquatan Lining System was used at the Kalagadi Mine, near Hotazel, Northern Cape province, South Africa, about...

Teijin Aramid receives Gold Partner certificate from EcoVadis

July 19th

Teijin Aramid received a certificate from EcoVadis that qualifies the company as a Gold Partner for its sustainability efforts in the automotive market. Teijin Aramid is the preferred supplier of...

IMT seeks candidates for scholarship program

July 18th

The Institute of Marine Technology (IMT), located at Warner University in Lake Wales, Fla., has established a scholarship program for students participating in its marine technical training program in 2017-2018....

Trivantage Adds Sunbrella® Throws to Product Line

July 18th

Patio and indoor furniture retailers looking to add a cash-and-carry product to their showroom can now order Sunbrella® throw blankets from Trivantage®, the nation’s one-stop shop for fabrics, hardware and...

TRB offers webinar on geofoam applications for slope stability

July 18th

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) will conduct a webinar on July 27, 2017, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. EDT, that discusses ways to use geofoam to address slope-stability problems. Moderated...

Pro Em Party & Event Rentals acquires Universal Resource Supply LLC and SoCal Tents & Events

July 18th

PRO EM Party & Event Rentals (PRO EM), Phoenix, Ariz., has acquired Universal Resource Supply LLC and SoCal Tents & Events (URS), a Los Angeles, Calif.-based event rental company. The...

Honeywell Spectra® Fiber being used in military and industrial applications

July 17th

Honeywell International Inc. announced its Spectra® fiber is being used in a new range of textiles designed for military and industrial applications. The fabrics will be created by Heathcoat Fabrics...

WisDOT publishes study on ASTM D4833 and D6241 geotextile puncture test methods

July 17th

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) funded research into puncture test methods for geotextiles, and the report from this study is now available online....

Sunbrella® Contour wins ADEX award

July 17th

Sunbrella® Contour received a platinum award in this year’s ADEX awards competition, an architecture and design industry recognition of excellence in design and product innovation. Contour, a rich, knit-textured fabric...

Schoeller signs HYDRO_BOT production agreement

July 14th

Schoeller Textil AG and Osmotex AG have signed a production agreement for HYDRO_BOT, a new technology for moisture management that transports moisture to match human sweat rates in various climates,...

Minneapolis-St. Paul council to accept bids for light rail extension in August

July 14th

The Metropolitan Council in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn., announced July 13, 2017, it will begin accepting bids Aug. 15 for the largest public works project in Minnesota history, the planned Southwest...