FHWA Targeted Overlay Pavements Solutions team to host webinar Jan. 24

January 21st, 2022

Photograph courtesy of Federal Highway Administration The Targeted Overlay Pavement Solutions (TOPS) Every Day Counts team of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will host its first concrete overlays webinar on Monday, Jan. 24, 2022, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. EST. Participants will hear about challenges and possible solutions, how to determine value, how to get […]

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ASTM International going virtual for January Committee Week

January 6th, 2022

Due to COVID-19 and ongoing safety concerns for members and staff, ASTM International announced that the January in-person standards development meetings scheduled for Jan. 26–28 in Houston, Texas, are transitioning to all virtual. These decisions were based on several factors, including, but not limited to: Input from ASTM International members whose organizations are increasingly concerned […]

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Fabricated Geomembrane Institute to stage webinar on textured geomembrane/nonwoven geotextile interfaces

January 3rd, 2022

Photograph courtesy of Layfield Group Ltd. The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) will present a webinar, “Behavior of Textured Geomembrane–Nonwoven Geotextile Interfaces,” on Jan. 13, 2022, beginning at noon CST. The webinar is free for industry professionals and students, and 1 professional development hour (PDH) is available. The webinar will provide insight into the post-peak strength […]

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GSI to host webinar on geosynthetics in hydraulic applications

December 23rd, 2021

A 30-mil (0.8-mm) polyvinyl chloride (PVC) geomembrane with a 10-ounces-per-square-yard (339-g/m2) nonwoven geotextile cushion is installed for a stormwater/erosion control project in Harrisburg, Pa. Photograph courtesy of ACF Environmental The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Geomembranes in Hydraulic Applications (dams, canals, reservoirs, tunnels, pipes),” on Jan. 12, 2022, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 […]

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Geosynthetics Conference 2023 opens Call for Proposals

December 17th, 2021

Jie Han, Ph.D., of the University of Kansas, delivers the Koerner Award Lecture “Geosynthetic-reinforced column-supported embankments: Bridging theory and practice" at GeoNashville 2021. Photograph by Mark Skalny/Mark Skalny Photography Start making plans to be part of the technical program at the Geosynthetics Conference 2023, Feb. 5–8, 2023, in Kansas City, Mo. This is your chance […]

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Deep Foundations Institute issues call for abstracts for 47th annual conference

December 15th, 2021

Capital (ferris) Wheel at National Harbor, Md. Photograph by MamaGeek. Creative Commons License Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0) The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) is accepting abstracts accepted until Jan. 14, 2022, for original technical papers and panel sessions for the DFI 47th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations (DFI47), being held Oct. 4–7, 2022, in […]

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IFAI offers webinar Dec. 15 on lowering employee turnover

December 14th, 2021

Photograph courtesy of FlexJobs.com The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) will host the webinar “The Key to Lowering your Turnover” on Dec. 15, 2021, at 1–2 p.m. EST. The webinar is free to IFAI members (including Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) members) and is $39 for nonmembers. Hiring has become tougher and finding the right applicant […]

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Fabricated Geomembrane Institute to host webinar on using geomembranes for coal ash

November 1st, 2021

Photograph courtesy of the Fabricated Geomembrane Institute The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) will sponsor a free webinar, “Use of Geomembranes in CCR Landfills,” on Nov. 11, at noon CDT. Watching the webinar carries 1 professional development hour (PDH). This presentation will cover the use of geomembranes in providing base liners for coal combustion residuals (CCR […]

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TRI Environmental to host CQA Week

October 29th, 2021

Online event offers chance to expand your geosynthetic construction quality assurance (CQA) knowledge Photograph courtesy of Chris Kelsey and TRI Environmental The renowned geosynthetics CQA Week courses from TRI Environmental return Dec. 6–10, 2021, in a convenient online format. The live, half-day morning sessions can be used as preparation for the Geosynthetic Certification Institute–Inspectors Certification […]

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Everything you need to know about the World of Coal Ash 2022

October 27th, 2021

The Cincinnati, Ohio, skyline as seen from Covington, Ky. Photograph by Jason Zhang. Creative Commons License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en The World of Coal Ash (WOCA) 2022 is coming to Northern Kentucky/Cincinnati riverfront May 16–19, 2022. It has been too long since our WOCA family has gathered, and we can’t wait to welcome all attendees, exhibitors, speakers and […]

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