Agriculture

In Memoriam: Rafael Rocha
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In Memoriam: Rafael Rocha

The geosynthetics field has lost one of its champions in the Americas. On April 8, consulting engineer and educator Rafael Rocha passed away. Rocha was a constant fixture at geosynthetics events in North America and an avid supporter of technology transfer and the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS). For more than 20 years, he worked hard to improve the availability of training seminars thro... »

Dwayne Stenlund Wins IECA Presenter of Year, Environmental Connection 2016
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Dwayne Stenlund Wins Environmental Connection Presenter Award

The International Erosion Control Association Region One (IECA) has announced the winner of its Environmental Connection 2016 Presenter of the Year award. Dwayne Stenlund, CPESC has been honored for his presentation “Developing Best Management Practice Guidance Matrix Decision Trees.” The talk was presented twice and with strong audience support during the annual Environmental Connecti... »

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Barrier System Profile: Canal3

HUESKER’s Canal3® product is a composite barrier. Top and bottom layer highly durable nonwoven geotextiles protect a polyethylene membrane core. This structure provides significant puncture protection for the barrier membrane in both smooth and rough installation subgrades. REGISTER FOR JUNE 7 BARRIER SYSTEM WEBINAR It also prevents the need to over-excavate to create a protective sand beddi... »

Thrace LINQ Adds Matt Buck to Market Development Team
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Thrace LINQ Adds Market Development Manager

Summerville, South Carolina-based Thrace LINQ has added Matt Buck as a Market Development Manager in construction and industrial markets for its spunbond nonwoven products. Buck brings more than a decade of experience to the role. Thrace LINQ’s geosynthetics include paving fabrics, silt fence, erosion control materials, nonwoven geotextiles for environmental and civil engineering projects, and agr... »

Profile Products Awards Outstanding Distributors
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Profile Products Awards Outstanding Distributors

Profile Products, a manufacturer of soil modification, erosion control, and plant establishment technologies, held its annual awards banquet in February in San Antonio, Texas. The event honors outstanding distributors in the company’s network. The gathering took place during the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Environmental Connection 2016 conference. OUTSTANDING DISTRIBUTORS: AWA... »

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HUESKER Celebrates 25 Years in the Americas

The geosynthetics field really took off in the 1990s, and one company that was part of that swift growth was HUESKER, Inc. The Charlotte, North Carolina-based company now celebrates 25 years of manufacturing and engineering in North and Central America. The company’s main markets have been in geosynthetics and agricultural and industrial textiles. The company recently moved into a new headquarters... »

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