TenCate hires Mac Millan

October 12th, 2017

TenCate announced early October the hiring of Ashley Mac Millan, P.E., as Engineering Business Manager—Northwest (Utah, Idaho, Ore., Wash.). Mac Millan has a BS in civil engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and brings more than seven years of geotechnical engineering experience to TenCate. She has served as a technical expert on mechanically stabilized earth structures, […]

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GMA and FGI present webinar on fabrication, installation and testing of geomembranes

October 10th, 2017

On Nov. 7, 2017, the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) and the Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (GFI) will offer the webinar “Fabrication, Installation and Testing of Geomembranes” discussing the types of geomembranes that can be fabricated in the factory and subsequently transported to the field for installation and testing. The webinar begins at 12:00 p.m. EST and […]

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StormCon 2018 issues Call for Papers

October 9th, 2017

On Oct. 4, 2017, StormCon 2018, hosted by Forester Media, issued its Call for Papers for the conference, to be held in Denver, Colo., Aug. 12­­­–16, 2018. The 2018 conference will feature six program tracks: Stormwater Infrastructure and Best Management Practices Green Infrastructure Stormwater Permit Compliance Funding, Staffing and Managing the Stormwater Program Industrial Stormwater […]

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Geosynthetics 2019 issues Call for Proposals

October 9th, 2017

Geosynthetics 2019 is now accepting proposals for volunteers to chair sessions, teach short courses and moderate panels at the premier conference on geosynthetics, to be held Feb. 10­–13, 2019, at the Marriott Marquis Houston in Texas. The conference, sponsored by the Industrial Fabrics Association International, will feature four days of technical programming, including short courses, […]

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Gant retires as Glen Raven CEO

October 9th, 2017

Allen Gant Jr. has retired as CEO of textile manufacturer Glen Raven Inc., with C.G. “Leib” Oehmig IV, a 28-year veteran of Glen Raven, stepping in as his successor. Gant will remain chairman of the company’s operating board. Gant joined Glen Raven in 1971 and was named CEO in 1996. Gant announced in 2013 that […]

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TRI offers CQA Training Week in Austin, Texas

October 6th, 2017

TRI/Environmental Inc. is offering CQA Training Week at the company’s campus in Austin, Texas, Nov. 27 to Dec. 1, 2017. The training program includes Liner Integrity Survey/Assessments (LISA) training, Construction Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) for Geosynthetic Installations instruction, a course in Construction QA/QC for Compacted Clay Liner and Geosynthetic Clay Liner Installation, and the Geosynthetic […]

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Guyana to install geotextile tubes along Essequibo Coast

October 5th, 2017

Guyana’s National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) announced it had signed a contract for installation of 100 meters of geotextile tubes to form groins along the Atlantic Ocean shoreline at Reliance, Essequibo, according to a published report in the Guyana Chronicle. The scope of work includes the alignment of the geotextile tubes with geotextile […]

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TVA and ESI honor safe work of employees at Widows Creek

October 4th, 2017

On Aug. 29, 2017, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Widows Creek Fossil Plant in Jackson County, Ala., honored workers with a lunch to commemorate nearly seven years of work without a lost-time incident. This is a remarkable achievement, and, in a press release, Environmental Specialties International Inc. (ESI) congratulated the company and their team for this important […]

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Minneapolis/Saint Paul Metropolitan Council awards green infrastructure grants

October 4th, 2017

The Metropolitan Council in Minneapolis/Saint Paul, Minn., voted Sept. 27, 2017, to award $1 million to five Twin Cities Metro Area communities looking to improve water quality and encourage conservation. The awards are part of a pilot project to support local efforts addressing issues in communities related to water quality, quantity and wastewater treatment. The […]

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Surface design materials enhance WWII museum

October 3rd, 2017

The opening reception for IFAI Expo 2017 kicked off September 27 with a  New Orleans style parade from the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center to the National World War II Museum. The enormous museum features exhibits that cover the epic and global scale of a war that changed the world. One IFAI member company, Engineered […]

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