East Coast Erosion Control

East Coast Erosion Control Announces Ownership Transition

East Coast Erosion Blankets, LLC (dba East Coast Erosion Control) has grown substantially in recent years, earned multiple business honors and awards, and appointed a new president (long-time employee Diane M. Hitt). This week, the company another major change: the departure of former Managing Partner Rickey Geissler. Geissler had been with the company since its inception, and in stepping away he ... »

Conference Review - Environmental Connection 2015
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REVIEW: Environmental Connection 2015 – New Format, Excellent Benefits

By Elizabeth Peggs – I confess that when I heard “February in Portland” I quietly questioned a few things about the International Erosion Control Association’s (IECA Region One) 2015 conference! My reservations were immediately offset by the second part of the same announcement: IECA had opted to co-locate its 2015 Environmental Connection conference with IFAI’s biennial Geosynth... »

INDUSTRY: Heytex Acquires BondCote
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INDUSTRY: Heytex Acquires BondCote

In a January 14 press release, Heytex Group announced its acquisition on BondCote. Heytex is involved in geosynthetics through the industrial side of the market. The company has established lines in flexible tanks, biogas tank covers, and oil booms. BondCote is a 65-year-old textile coating, laminating, and composite specialty company. The industrial market clients may stand to benefit from the fu... »

Michael Robeson, Profile Products

Profile’s Robeson Earns Doctorate in Hydraulics from CSU

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. (Jan. 13, 2015) — Profile Products is pleased to announce that Dr. Michael D. Robeson, PE, CPESC, CPSWQ, received his doctoral degree in Hydraulics from Colorado State University. Robeson is the technical development manager for Profile Products. “We strive to be an industry leader at everything we do at Profile Products,” said Marc S. Theisen, M.Sc., CPESC, CPSWQ, CESSWI, Prof... »

NAGS Election, North American Geosynthetics Society

North American Geosynthetics Society 2015 Election

The North American Geosynthetics Society (NAGS) has issued its 2015 Election Ballot to all members, via email. The voting period, which opened December 3, will close on December 17. All NAGS members are encouraged to participate. Ballots will be cast electronically.  Each member in good standing may cast one vote each for President-Elect and Treasurer. Members may also vote for three open Vice Pre... »

What’s Old Is New: Geosynthetics International Adds Volumes 1 – 9 Online

What’s Old Is New: Geosynthetics International Adds Volumes 1 – 9 Online

Geosynthetics International, which has become one of the most respected geotechnical engineering journals in the world, is finally making its first nine volumes (1994 – 2002) available for online access. Dr. Richard J. Bathurst announced on the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) website in a November 20 posting that the IGS and the journal’s publisher, Thomas Telford, had come t... »

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