Solmax and University of Virginia team to launch technical GCL webinar series

July 31st, 2020

Geosynthetics manufacturer Solmax is sponsoring a series of technical webinars for industry professionals in collaboration with the University of Virginia’s (UVA) School of Engineering. The first webinar, focusing on the evaluation and specification of geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs), launches on Aug. 12. Geosynthetics are an important part of containment applications for waste, mining, construction and […]

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IFAI Expo Going Virtual for 2020

July 29th, 2020

Given the continuing uncertainty with the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and the importance of the health and safety of the entire textile community, IFAI has made the difficult, yet unavoidable decision to transition IFAI Expo 2020, set for Nov. 3-6, 2020, in Indianapolis, IN USA to an online only virtual event. IFAI Virtual Expo will take place […]

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Bolger & O’Hearn donates hand sanitizer to help reopen Community Connections Inc.

July 29th, 2020

Bolger & O’Hearn, Fall River, Mass., has donated 22 quarts of hand sanitizer to Community Connections Inc., a Massachusetts nonprofit that provides services and training for developmentally disabled adults. The organization has been closed since March 16 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The recent donation is one of several hand sanitizer donations that Bolger & […]

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SergeFerrari Group acquires Verseidag-Indutex

July 29th, 2020

SergeFerrari Group announced the acquisition of Verseidag-Indutex, a world leader in PTFE glass materials, from Jagenberg AG, in a press release on July 29. SergeFerrari designs, manufactures and distributes innovative flexible composite materials. The acquisition, for an undisclosed amount, will strengthen the company’s position as a global leader in tensile architecture and modular structures and […]

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DFI-PFSF to host Piling and Ground Improvement Conference in Australia

July 29th, 2020

Registration is open for the 2nd DFI-PFSF Piling and Ground Improvement Conference taking place March 10–12, 2021, at the International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney in Australia. This conference—being hosted by Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) and Piling and Foundation Specialists Federation (PFSF)—intends to promote all aspects of the deep foundations, earth retention and ground improvement works. […]

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Update on the Waste Containment System Design Seminar 2020

July 24th, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided to transition this year’s seminar to a virtual format. We will still deliver the same content as the in-person event and the same great materials will be available to all those who attend. Stay tuned for further details regarding the virtual event. Theme “Understanding the Critical Role of Geosynthetic Materials” […]

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Awning Works offers portable shade and isolation solutions for COVID-19 protection

July 24th, 2020

Awning Works Inc., Clearwater, Fla., has been actively supporting the local community by meeting the demand for health and safety protection products. In addition to the company’s MedTent and Clear Isolation Panels (ISO), Awning Works has outfitted its MedTent with commercial white tent vinyl fabric to provide a portable, sturdy, quick setup InTent Shade Tent. […]

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2021 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting is going virtual

July 21st, 2020

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) today announced the TRB 100th Annual Meeting (TRBAM), originally scheduled to take place in Washington, D.C., will be conducted as a virtual event over a series of dates throughout January 2021. TRBAM in its traditional face-to-face format brings together more than 14,000 transportation professionals from all over the world. “If other […]

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Updated Gown Solicitations Posted – Due Aug. 3

July 21st, 2020

All three gown solicitations are now posted with a closing date of Aug. 3, 2020, 10:00 PM EDT. They are posted to both Beta.Sam: https://beta.sam.gov/ and DIBBS: https://www.dibbs.bsm.dla.mil/. The solicitation links are below. SPE1C1-20-R-0137 Disposable Surgical Gown Solicitation Postings on Beta.Sam & DIBBS: https://beta.sam.gov/opp/ef68a467608b41f4988a864b36ee431f/view?keywords=spe1c120r0137&sort=-relevance&index=&is_active=true&page=1https://www.dibbs.bsm.dla.mil/rfp/rfprec.aspx?sn=SPE1C120R0137  SPE1C1-20-R-0138 Disposable Isolation Gown Solicitation Postings on Beta.Sam & DIBBS: https://beta.sam.gov/opp/879bc5e0f7ba4d9dabff34d217b7e857/view?keywords=spe1c1-20-r-0138&sort=-relevance&index=&is_active=true&page=1https://www.dibbs.bsm.dla.mil/rfp/rfprec.aspx?sn=SPE1C120R0138 SPE1C1-20-R-0139 Reusable Isolation Gown […]

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Industry coalition releases statement on PPE policy

July 20th, 2020

WASHINGTON—An industry coalition representing the full spectrum of domestic personal protective equipment (PPE) production released a statement today outlining policy principles and objectives needed for reshoring and safeguarding domestic PPE manufacturing. The COVID-19 pandemic, which exposed severe shortages in our nation’s PPE supply and an overreliance on foreign-sourced products, underscores how important it is for […]

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