Registration opens soon for Virtual Waste Containment System Design Seminar 2020

August 31st, 2020

This three-day webinar (Oct. 20–22) is an opportunity to hear from leading experts in six two-hour presentations; to provide attendees with a deeper working knowledge of surface and subsurface flows of stormwater impinging on landfill closures. This discussion will go beyond slope stabilization using the infinite slope formula. Various design approaches and details will be […]

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WASTECON goes virtual

August 27th, 2020

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, SWANA has cancelled the WASTECON that was scheduled to take place on Dec. 7–10, 2020, in Dallas, Texas. SWANA’s executive leadership summit for the solid waste and recycling industries will be transformed into a virtual conference in late January 2021 that will bring together public- and private-sector waste industry […]

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Robert Motis joins EC Applications

August 25th, 2020

EC Applications (ECA), an Anaheim, Calif., based geosynthetics installer, has announced that Robert (Bob) Motis has accepted the newly created position of vice president–construction. Motis will provide key leadership to the EC Applications Construction Group with a focus on leadership development/professional growth, construction operations oversight and consistent delivery of operational excellence. Motis joins ECA with […]

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Registration for IFAI Virtual Expo is open

August 25th, 2020

IFAI Expo is going completely virtual and will be hosted online Nov. 2–12, 2020. By registering for IFAI Virtual Expo, attendees can attend education sessions, virtual networking events, keynote speakers and browse through a virtual show floor filled with exhibitors displaying their latest products and services. What can you expect from an IFAI Virtual Expo? Find […]

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GSI to host webinar on geosynthetic applications used in heap leach mining

August 24th, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Geosynthetics applications used in heap leach mining,” on September 23, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. The chemical extraction of precious metals from low-grade ore and […]

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Preview the schedule for Geosynthetics Conference 2021

August 18th, 2020

Geosynthetics Conference 2021 features 6 half-day short courses, 4 panel discussions, 8 special sessions and 17 technical paper sessions. Preview the list of them below and look forward to registering this September.  Panel Discussions Geosynthetic Specifications: The Pros and Cons of Existing Geosynthetic Specifications Measuring the Performance of Geosynthetic Roads–Bench Top to Full-Scale Testing and Monitoring Methods […]

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Value Vinyls announces introduction of Visiontex for outdoor solutions

August 18th, 2020

Value Vinyls Inc., Grand Prairie, Texas, has announced a partnership with HVG Fabrics, an Australian based company. Value Vinyls will be the exclusive brand partner in North America for Visiontex™, a vinyl-coated polyester product. Visiontex fabrics are made for long-term outdoor performance and manufactured to Greenguard Gold Certification requirements, with no harmful toxins like lead, mercury, […]

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IGS invites nominations for renowned Giroud Lecture

August 13th, 2020

One of the International Geosynthetics Society’s (IGS’s) most prestigious lecture opportunities for talented individuals in the geosynthetics industry is now open for nominations. Nominations are being invited for consideration to deliver the flagship IGS Giroud Lecture at the forthcoming 12th International Conference on Geosynthetics (ICG) in Rome in September 2022. Established in 1994 and first awarded […]

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Raven offers BioFlex PE film for disposable isolation gowns

August 13th, 2020

Raven Engineered Films is manufacturing a new Berry Amendment compliant plastic film to help meet the high demands for personal protection equipment (PPE). Raven BioFlex™ I270C is a high-strength polyethylene film used in the manufacturing of nonsurgical disposable medical isolation gowns. BioFlex™ film is manufactured with premium quality colorless polyethylene for the production of high-demand […]

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GSI hosts geomembranes in hydraulic applications webinar

August 12th, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Geomembranes in hydraulic applications (dams, canals, reservoirs, tunnels, pipes),” on September 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. By 2040 it is estimated that two billion […]

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