FGI offers PDH credit for webinars

July 18th, 2019

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) has created a program that provides engineers with one professional development hour (PDH) of credit for each FGI webinar that is viewed from the FGI Online Webinar Library. The FGI currently has 13 webinars in its online library and is offering an additional four live webinars this year: CCR Regulations...

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ARTBA chair Alger calls for permanent Highway Trust Fund revenue solution at House hearing

July 16th, 2019

American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Chair Bob Alger today called on Congress to increase investment in the transit Capital Investment Program (CIG) but said it is best achieved in the broader context of legislation that provides a permanent revenue solution for the federal Highway Trust Fund (HTF). Alger, chairman of Connecticut-based Lane Construction...

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Technical program available for DFI’s S3: Slope-Support-Stabilization Conference in Minneapolis

July 15th, 2019

The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) has published the complete program for S3: Slope-Support-Stabilization conference, Aug. 6–9, at The Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, Minn. It is available at www.dfi.org/S3-2019. This technical conference, organized by eight DFI Technical Committees, focuses on the effective application of deep foundations, ground improvement and soil mixing for stabilization of slopes...

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TeMa opens South African office

July 15th, 2019

TeMa (Technologies & Material S.R.L) has officially opened its wholly owned African subsidiary, TeMa South Africa. The business will have its sales office and stock warehouse based in Johannesburg, South Africa, and will aim to service the complete sub-Saharan region of the continent. Darryn Meisel has been appointed as the new company’s CEO and is...

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GSI to host webinar on geosynthetics and erosion control

July 12th, 2019

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Geosynthetics in Erosion Control,” on June 12, 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 estimated society cost of landslides in the U.S. is estimated at $2–5...

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GoFundMe account set up for family of Caribbean Canvas

July 9th, 2019

Jerry Hughes and Stephanie Hughes, owners of Caribbean Canvas, Boynton Beach, Fla, died in an auto accident on June 29. The Highlands News-Sun has released more information about the accident. The Hughes’ youngest child, Cade, age 9, has a rare disease called Jansen’s metaphyseal chondrodysplasia, where the bones in the arms and legs develop abnormally....

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Webinar registration open: Introduction to Military Contract Bidding

July 9th, 2019

The U.S. Government is the largest buyer of goods and services in the world. Learn how to get started doing business with the various agencies in a one-hour webinar. Attendees will learn to: find opportunities through the Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) bid board systemset up and tailor searchesread the different types of solicitation noticesunderstand the...

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Shannon named president of Southern Textile Association

July 1st, 2019

Matt Shannon of Greenwood Mills, Greenwood, S.C., will become the next president of the Southern Textile Association (STA), after Andrew Barker of Matrix Yarns, Charlotte, N.C., finishes the remaining days of his yearlong presidency. The change in leadership will happen at the 111th annual STA meeting, July 22-24 in Hilton Head Island, S.C. Among the...

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Milliken & Company names Layton president of Polartec business

June 26th, 2019

Milliken & Company, a global diversified manufacturer with more than a century and a half of textile expertise, has named Steve Layton president of its newly acquired Polartec business. The strong global brand, which joined Milliken in June, is known for its innovative performance textiles for outdoor and military apparel. Layton will head the integration process,...

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EPA proposes approval of Georgia’s coal ash permit program, encourages other states to follow suit

June 25th, 2019

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve Georgia’s permit program for the disposal of coal combustion residuals—commonly known as coal ash—from certain coal-fired power plants. “EPA encourages other states to follow Georgia’s lead and assume oversight of coal ash management within their borders,” said EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler. “EPA is committed to working with...

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HUESKER to host free webinar on canal lining systems

June 24th, 2019

HUESKER will sponsor a free webinar, “Canal Lining Systems,” on June 27, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. EDT. The webinar will focus on HUESKER’s Canal3 lining system. The Canal3 geocomposite provides superior puncture properties for various site conditions from smooth to rough subgrades. Canal3 is cost-effective and reduces installation time due to wider-width materials....

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Environmental Specialties International acquires Patriot Environmental

June 20th, 2019

Environmental Specialties International (ESI), the largest installer and provider of geosynthetic lining materials in the United States, announces that it has acquired Patriot Environmental of Meeker, Okla. Founded in 2012, Patriot has quickly grown to become a leading specialty contractor serving Texas and Oklahoma. Operating from offices in Odessa, Texas, and Meeker, Okla., Patriot is...

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TECNIcart: changing the way sample books are produced

June 20th, 2019

Amzak a major designer and manufacturer of sample books, product decks and swatch cards, has announced that the company has been selected to be the exclusive North American sales office for TECNIcart. Traditional sample merchandising products in the form of sample books are manufactured using real product that must be cut and sized to the...

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HEYstore fabrics for shipping, storage and disaster relief

June 20th, 2019

The Heytex Group, headquartered in Bramsche, Germany, has 17 different product groups for technical textiles and works closely with customers to determine the appropriate material for their applications. “Due to increasing numbers of global disasters and the need to support people that need help, we see increasing demand for our HEYstore products in the future,”...

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IFAI Expo 2019 Early Bird Rates End June 26

June 19th, 2019

For Immediate Release June 18, 2019 PR Contact Christian Weiland 651 225 6916 caweiland@ifai.com   IFAI Expo 2019 takes place Oct. 1-4 in Orlando, FL, USA. The Early Bird Rate deadline is approaching fast, and those who wish to save on their Expo registration must do so by June 26. This year’s Expo is held...

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